Kenyatta University Hospital - Procurement & Supply Chain Manager Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Procurement & Supply Chain Manager Jobs in Kenya


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:


Kenyatta University Hospital - Procurement & Supply Chain Manager Jobs in Kenya

Procurement & Supply Chain Manager - CEOPM/KUTRRH/6

1. Background Information


Organization: Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Administration
Section/Unit: Procurement Chain Management
& Supply
Job Title: Procurement & Supply Chain Manager
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Direct Reports:
a) Senior Procurement Officer
b) Procurement Officer-General Supplies
c) Procurement Officer-Hospital Services
d) Procurement Officer-Medical Supplies

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Procurement and Supply Chain Manager job exists to oversee, coordinate and provide procurement and supply chain management services, and advise the Hospital Management on the same at
KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:
  • Oversee and ensure planning for the procurement all the assets and resources
    required in the hospital in collaboration and coordination with other heads of sections and units and thus contribute to its overall strategic planning of the hospital.
  • Oversee and ensure the distribution of all assets, goods and services whenever needed in different sections and units in order to facilitate timely delivery of quality clinical referral, research and training services in the hospital.
  • Interpret the procurement component of the comprehensive strategic plan and make short- and long-term operationalization plan for its
    implementation within the allocate budget in the hospital.
  • Oversee and facilitate, in collaboration with the section heads, forecasting and
    planning for material needs of different sections in the hospital so as to facilitate their effective distribution in the hospital.
  • Conduct market research, in order to establish availability, value and prices of different commodities required in the hospital in order to prepare for procurement before they are needed in the hospital.
  • Coordinate all the procurement and supply chain management functions in the hospital and represent the section and its pertinent matters to the executive and other stakeholders of the hospital.
  • Formulate procurement and supply chain management systems/models, policies and procedures for the hospital within the framework of the established public procurement policies and practices.
  • Ensure that the procurement and supply chain management section of the hospital has all human and non-human resources required to offer procurement and supply chain services in the hospital.
  • Participate in the recruitment and induction, and disciplinary action and
    processes of procurement and supply chain management section staff within the established policies and procedures in collaboration with the human resource section in the hospital.
  • Supervise procurement and supply chain management section staff together with their services in the hospital, to ensure that they offer timely procurement and supply chain services within the expected standards,
    complying with the established policies, procedures and practices.
  • Ensure and coordinate continuous training and development of staff in procurement and supply chain management section for their effective and efficient performance and productivity in the hospital.
  • Ensure and provide procurement and supply chain management advisory service to the hospital executive and other sections and units and other stakeholders through the appropriate media.
  • Liaise with government agencies such as the treasury to ensure that procurement and supply chain management practices in the hospital complies with established public procurement polies and practices.
  • Oversee and coordinate monitoring and evaluation of progress and achievement of the procurement and supply chain management section’s programmes, procedures, processes and services in the hospital, and prepare and disseminate periodic reports appropriately.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelors’ Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain or Business Sciences from a recognized
    institution
    b) Masters’ Degree in Procurement, Logistics or Supplies or a related field from a recognized institution.

    Minimum level of professional qualification and compliance required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Registration with accredited respective regulatory or professional body.
    b) Must be a licensed practitioner

    Minimum level of knowledge that would be regularly applied to the job (Need to know):
    a) Computer literate
    b) Knowledge of procurement software including IFMIS
    c) Knowledge of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act
    d) Knowledge of the relevant legislations
    e) Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job (Attributes):
    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Team building skills
    e) Observation skills
    f) Analytical skills
    g) Ability to work under pressure

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least ten years’ working experience, four of which must be in a managerial position

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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