KEMSA Deputy Director, Acquisition and Disposal - Jobs in Kenya

KEMSA Deputy Director, Acquisition and Disposal - Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Supply Chain Management Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for procurement initiation, selection and implementation of appropriate procurement methods, processing of tenders and request for quotations, award of tenders, debriefing, contract drafting and reporting to ensure value for money in the acquisition of HPTs funded by the Government of Kenya and development partners.

Scope of Work /Duties /Responsibilities
  • Implementing public procurement policies, regulations procedures and guidelines;
  • Monitoring compliance with public procurement and asset disposal act, 2015, and regulations; process tender for procurement of goods and services as per laid down policies and procedures;
  • Approving orders and requisitions;
  • Coordinating with legal and user departments in drawing and managing procurement contracts;
  • Developing procurement plans in liaison with users and as per the requirements and facilitate execution; and implementing of e- procurement strategies.
  • Ensuring provision of secretariat services to the procurement committees;
  • Coordinating the disposal of unserviceable stores as per the established regulations;
  • Maintaining manual and computerized database of procurement transactions at the Authority;
  • Monitoring development and implementation of procurement systems for security and safe custody of the Authority’s assets;
  • Ensuring maintenance of assets register as per the procurement and assets disposal act.

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or Certified Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) in good standing;
  • Certificate in Management lasting not less than four (4) weeks Course from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

  • A minimum period of ten (10) years in relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in a Supervisory position in the Public Service or Private Sector;

    Key Competencies
  • Creativity and innovativeness
  • Self-driven
  • Result oriented
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Team building skills
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • Equity and respect for diversity

    Interested candidates are required to submit their duly filled application forms (available on the KEMSA website: ) in either hard or soft copy formats marked / referenced ‘Job Ref. No KEMSA/SCMS/2022/002,

    Application for the Position of Deputy Director, Acquisition and Disposal – Kenya Medical Supplies Authority’.

    Hard copy applications to be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes marked / referenced clearly as above. Interested candidates should not indicate their names on the envelope.

    Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit certified true copies of certificates, testimonials, a detailed CV, and MUST fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and will be required to attach of the requisite documents during interviews.

    Hard Copy Applications can be submitted physically or sent via postal mail and
    addressed to:

    Chief Executive Officer
    Kenya Medical Supplies Authority
    Commercial Street Industrial Area
    P. O. Box 47715 – 00100

    Soft copy applications can be sent via email to

  • Online applications can be submitted via
  • All applications should be submitted and received on or before: 17:00hrs on August 16, 2022.

    (No applications submitted after closing date and time will be considered).

  • Kenya Medical Supplies Authority is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Female candidates and persons with disabilities (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.
  • Note, persons with disabilities are required to attach a copy of valid NCPWD membership card.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

    How to apply
    For more information and job application details, see; KEMSA Deputy Director, Acquisition and Disposal Jobs in Kenya

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