KNATCOM Senior Supply Chain Management Assistant - Jobs in Kenya

KNATCOM Senior Supply Chain Management Assistant - Jobs in Kenya

a) Job Description

The Senior Supply Chain Management Assistant is responsible of the following functions:

  • provide advisory/professional opinion on procurement matters to the Accounting Officer (Secretary General/CEO) to ensure compliance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015;

  • co-ordinate the preparation and implementation of the Annual Procurement Plan;

  • maintain and continually update the list of registered suppliers;

  • prepare, publish and distribute procurement and disposal opportunities;

  • co-ordinate receiving, opening and evaluation of Quotations, Bids, Tenders, Proposals and Expressions of Interest;

  • carry out procurement and disposal activities in accordance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015 and KNATCOM Procurement Manual
    and Policies;

  • review and maintain records of purchased goods, works and services, including costs, deliveries and inventories;

  • undertake market surveys;

  • monitor contract management;

  • maintain optimal stock levels and carry out quarterly and annual stock take;

  • provide secretariat services to the procurement committees which may be constituted by
    the Secretary General/CEO;

    b) Duties and Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities will entail assisting in:

  • ensuring safe custody of all procurement records;

  • collecting and compiling statistical data relating to stores;

  • monitoring and reporting on stock levels;

  • identifying and advising on obsolete stores;

  • preparing and maintaining stores records;

  • receipting and issuing stores;

  • coordinating and conducting training, guidance and supervision of staff on management of stores;

  • ensuring proper sorting and orderly arrangement of store items; and

  • any other duties as may be assigned

    c) Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment
    to this grade, a person must have:

  • diploma in Procurement & Supplies Management /Store-Keeping, Business Administration or other relevant field from a recognized institution;

  • foundation diploma from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or any other relevant equivalent qualification;

  • a minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;

  • proficiency in computer applications;

  • member of professional body either KISM or CIPS;

    d) Key Competencies and Skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Negotiation skills

    How To Apply

  • Access and apply online via KNATCOM website at

    For details of the job description and skills, please visit the Commission’s website:

  • All applications should reach the Commission on or before 13th October 2022 at 5.00 pm.


  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

  • Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Successful candidates will be required to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    For more information and job application details, see; KNATCOM Senior Supply Chain Management Assistant - Jobs in Kenya

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