KEMRI Supplies Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and dully accredited to continue to operate as such under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in health in Kenya.


KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading center of excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building, innovation and service delivery”.

Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • Process purchase request within the Purchasing Authority in order to ensure compliance with the set institutional and regulatory guidelines;
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement
    needs and delivery requirements in order to establish value for good and services offered;
  • Invite, assess and award or recommend supplies tenders, bids, quotations and proposals to acquire competitive bids for goods and services and value for money for proper
    management of resources;
  • Organize and take part in team building activities within the department in order to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships among workmates for smooth running of activities in execution of tasks;
  • Carry out tender opening for purchase of highly priced goods and services;
  • Carry out tender and quotation evaluation to ensure quality and value for money.

    Requirement for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management or any
    other equivalent qualification from a
    recognized institution; and
  • Full membership of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management, Practicing License will be an added advantage.
  • Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience.

    How to apply

    The following will be required during the interviews :-

  • Certificate of good conduct, Higher
    Education Loans Board compliance certificate,
  • KRA Tax compliance certificate, Credit Reference
  • Bureau clearance certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission clearance.

    Interested candidates should submit their applications enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates, email address, a day time telephone contact and the details and contact information for three referees to the following address, not later than 22nd May 2018
    to:-

    The Director,
    Kenya Medical Research Institute,
    P.O. Box 54840-00200,
    NAIROBI,
    (Attn: Assistant Director (HR))



    KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

    For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Supplies Officer Jobs in Kenya

    NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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