KEMSA - Operations Director - Jobs in Kenya

KEMSA - Operations Director - Jobs in Kenya

Overall Objective

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Operations Director will be in charge of warehousing and distribution functions, in which S/he will develop the necessary capacity to manage the processes to deliver results.


  • Direct, plan and coordinate activities to ensure smooth and efficient operations in Warehousing and Distribution of pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical products;
  • Liaise with Quality Assurance in the supply chain, to ensure adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines and Pharmacy and Poison’s Board (PPB) requirements in the downstream supply chain processes;
  • Manage the warehousing facilities, ensuring proper storage and custody of supplies to customers;
  • Provide direction to the distribution function to ensure timely and cost effective delivery of products to customers;
  • Liaise with quality assurance department on technical regulatory aspects of the business;
  • Oversee the design and implementation of pharmaco-vigilance activities;
  • Support and contribute to the IT development solutions for KEMSA; and
  • Provide regular updates to senior management and the Board in such format as may be required to develop and manage the business.

  • Be a holder of a Bachelors and Masters degree in any of the following disciplines; Pharmacy, Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management or any other related field from a recognised university;
  • Have not less than ten (10) years’ relevant work experience, five (5) of which should be in a senior management position, preferably in pharmaceutical supply chain;
  • Be
    a member of a relevant and recognized professional body in good standing; and
    Possess strong commercial awareness and business orientation.

    How To Apply
  • If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this role, please submit your application including copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including among other details your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) professional referees.
  • Email or hard copy applications will not be accepted. Only those applications submitted through the e-recruitment portal will be considered.
  • To be considered, your application must be received by not later than 26th March 2019 addressed to:
    The Director,
    Executive Selection Division
    Deloitte Consulting Limited
    Deloitte Place
    Waiyaki Way, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Kenya Medical Supplies Authority(KEMSA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and committed to diversity and gender equality. Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • For more information and job application details, see; KEMSA - Operations Director - Jobs in Kenya

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