KEFRI Manager Supply Chain Management Jobs in Kenya

KEFRI Manager Supply Chain Management Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

• Providing leadership in the development of procurement policies and procedures to provide a framework within which procurement processes are carried out in adherence to the acceptable standards;

• Ensuring implementation of set procurement procedures to adhere to Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015;

• Developing and coordinating the preparation of annual procurement and disposal plans and their implementation;

• Carrying out pre-qualification of supplier’s eligibility and qualification in doing business with the Institute;

• Preparing tender documents for issuance to suppliers in requesting their bids in response to the requirements of the Institute including user goods/ services specifications;

• Advertising tenders to the public on behalf of the Institute in accordance with the legal requirements and increasing competition in the tendering process as a mechanism for ensuring value for money;

• Conducting supplier appraisal to evaluate their performance in service provision to the Institute;

• Overseeing the disposal of obsolete stores to avoid further deterioration to the assets that would otherwise result to the economic loss to the institute;

• Drawing services and supply contracts between the institute and service providers/ contractors to bind the two parties in a legal engagement in the supply of the goods and services;

• Liaising with the user department to ensure effective implementation of contracts for goods, works and services;

• Providing secretarial services to committees’ incidental to procurement of goods and services, and disposal of assets;

• Preparing professional opinion document based on tender evaluation report for approval or rejection by the Director/CEO;

• Preparing and file quarterly and annual procurement reports to Public Procurement Regulatory Institute (PPRA)in compliance with legal requirements;

• Monitoring and evaluating Supply Chain Management activities to ensure compliance with set regulations and with their effectiveness in meeting organizational needs;

• Preparing and negotiating the Division’s performance contract to outline the specific tasks to be undertaken by the Division to contribute to the Institute’s mandate;

• Allocating work to subordinates to ensure targets are
effectively met;

• Evaluating the performance of staff in the Division to ascertain efficiency and effectiveness in work performance in meeting the objectives of the Division;

• Developing annual budget and work plans, to match operational requirements with available funds, control and manage the budget and expenditure;

• Mentoring, guiding and supervising subordinates through coaching and training to improve work performance;

• Any other duty as assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

  • At least thirteen (13) years’ relevant work experience, five (5) of which must have been in a management level of Assistant Manager in a comparable institution;

  • Masters Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or relevant field from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelors Degree in Procurement, Purchasing, logistics, Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management from a Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade C+ (C plus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; or its equivalent;

  • Current practicing license from Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);

  • Member of professional body such as Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) in good standing;

  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Demonstrated good results in work performance; and

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KEFRI Manager Supply Chain Management Jobs in Kenya


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