Kirinyaga County Principal Supply Chain Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kirinyaga County Principal Supply Chain Management Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • Implementation of Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015, Regulation 2020 and ensuring adherence to the laid down Procedures and

  • Draft/review of advertising notices for works, goods and services to ensure accurate goods are requested for and quality is delivered;

  • Coordinate pre-bid briefing and pre-proposal meetings;

  • Address clarifications by bidders, reviewing addendums and amendments to tender documents;

  • Coordinate periodic stock taking to ensure stores are up to date and regular inventories are taken;

  • Coordinate market research, surveys and global trends with respect to Supply Chain Management;

  • Ensuring effective coordination in preparation and implementation of procurement and disposal plans;

  • Identifying and implementing cost-saving/reduction initiatives within the Supply Chain Management function;

  • Coordinate preparation of opening and evaluation of tenders and disposal processes;

  • Reviewing, disseminating and ensuring implementation of the Directorate’s service charter;

  • Offering secretariat services to the various procurement and disposal committees;

  • Consolidation of County Annual Procurement Plan and ensure its full implementation;

  • Ensuring efficient and effective inventory and asset management system;

  • Address clarifications by bidders, reviewing addendums and amendments to tender documents;

  • Preparing and submitting statutory and management periodic reports to relevant authorities in a timely manner;

  • Preparation of tender, contract and disposal documents;

  • Co-ordinate evaluation of tenders, quotations and proposals; and

  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time.

    Person Specifications

    Key Requirements for Appointment

  • Served in the grade of Chief Supply Chain Management officer or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum
    period of three (3) years and minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience in the Private Sector or public sector;

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce, Business Administration, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing, Law or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Post graduate diploma in Supplies Management or CIPS from a recognized institution – holders
    of a degree in Procurement & Supplies Management, Purchasing & supplies, Supply Chain Management,
    Procurement & logistics, commerce (supplies Management option), business management/administration (Purchasing and Supplies option) or master degree in the same field will be exempted from this requirement

  • Attended a Management course lasting for not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

  • Demonstrated professional competence and thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management and emerging Supply Chain Management trends and techniques;

  • MUST be registered with Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM); and

  • MUST satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Personal Attributes and Abilities:

  • High degree of professional and administrative competence in work performance and results;

  • Personal integrity, a strong commitment to openness, honesty and demonstrating tolerance and capacity to inspire trust in others;

  • Personal responsibility and willingness to accept responsibility for own actions and outcomes;

  • A thorough understanding of national goals/pillars, policies and programs and ability to translate them to supply chain management;

  • Good organizational and supervisory skills;

  • Professional and technical competence;

  • Organizational, analytical, Managerial and decision making skills;

  • Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions;

  • Ability to articulate and implement departmental mandates;

  • Integrity and commitment to producing results;

  • Resource management skill;

  • Technical problem solving;

  • Interpersonal and communication skills and

  • Leadership, advocacy, relationship building and collaboration results oriented self-drive.

  • Coordinating skills;

  • Team leadership.

    How to Apply

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