Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute Senior Supply Chain Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute Senior Supply Chain Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the job holder shall be responsible for rational
application of appropriate institutional and government-approved supplies and procurement
procedures that ensures optimum utilization of available resources.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring compliance with established and internationally recognized procurement
    procedures.
  • Advising the Chief Executive Officer, Heads of Departments and other officers on
    Public Procurement law, procedures, regulations and circulars in force;
  • Carrying out inventory control, procurement, custody, physical distribution and
    utilization;
  • Preparing procurement plans and budgeting;
  • Maintaining database of supplies and suppliers;
  • Compiling Tender documents
  • Stock-taking and disposal of unserviceable and obsolete stores in the appropriate
    manner;
  • Generating procurement reports;
  • Scrutinizing requisitions;
  • Maintaining movable and immovable assets’ register;
  • Planning for the supplies requirements in the Institute and formulating supplies
    policies and guidelines for the Institute;
  • Participate in sourcing, supplier evaluation/rating, inviting offers, negotiations and contracting;
  • Assisting in reviewing procurement policies and make recommendations;
    establishing of internal control systems’ procedure including credit and risk
    management;
  • Carrying out market research into new and alternative sources and
  • Providing support to end users on procurement guidelines and;
  • Supervision of Procurement officers, assistants and stores personnel.

    Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: - Procurement and Supplies Management, Business Administration (Supplies Management option), Economics with a Diploma in Supply Chain Management from a recognized Institution.
  • A Master’s degree in any of the following: - Procurement and Supplies Management,
    Business Administration (Supplies Management option), Economics or their
    equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • Registered and valid member of KISM with current practicing certificate OR be a
    member of Certified Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS).
  • Minimum of five years post experience in the Public Sector.
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on
    Leadership and integrity.

    Core competencies:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to
    and respect for diversity;
  • Have an understanding of the structure and functions of the public sector;
  • Ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions
  • Demonstrated professional competence in work performance and results.
  • Be computer literate.

    How to Apply
  • Each application shall be accompanied by Copies of Relevant Academic and Professional certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents, a detailed
  • Curriculum Vitae stating current position,
    remuneration, email and other contact details as well as names and contacts (telephone and email address) of three referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the
    Constitution of Kenya 2010 and should submit among other documents the following:
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation.
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board.
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority.
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
  • Report from the Approved Credit Reference Bureau.
  • Interested applicants should submit twelve (12) hard copies of their applications which should clearly be marked ‘Application for the position of ………..Job Ref: …………….. “Applications must be received on or before Monday, 19th August 2019 at 4.00 pm.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Those who will not hear from us should consider themselves unsuccessful.
  • Applications should be addressed to:
  • The Chief Executive Officer,
  • Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute,
  • P. O. Box 53260 – 00200,
  • Nairobi.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute Senior Supply Chain Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

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