Lake Basin Development Authority Manager - Supply Chain Management and Procurement - Jobs in Kenya

Lake Basin Development Authority Manager - Supply Chain Management and Procurement - Jobs in Kenya

Lake Basin Development Authority is a regional development authority established by an act of
parliament cap 442 of the laws of Kenya and is mandated to spearhead development within the Lake
Victoria basin and its catchment regions, with a view to fostering integrated sustainable economic
development and empowering communities of the region.

In view of this and as part of fulfilling our mandate, the following positions on a three (3) year renewable contract terms are open for application from qualified candidates.

  • Manager-supply Chain Management and Procurement

    Description of Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning and implementation of the overall supply chain strategy
  • Collaboration with Sales, Operations, and Customer Service teams for the compilation
    and preparation of the organization’s annual procurement plan
  • Coordination and facilitation of the procurement process within the LBDA in liaison with
    respective departments.
  • Tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve
  • Discovering profitable suppliers and initiating business and organizational
    procurement partnerships
  • Negotiating with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Identification of potential suppliers and issuance of requests for quotations on a need
    to need basis.
  • Leading due diligence initiatives, pre-qualification and qualification of suppliers.
  • Monitoring market trends and conditions and advise management on competitive
  • Performance of source audits and facilitation of the prequalification process
  • Determination of key supply chain KPIs,
  • Identification of process bottleneck,
    implementation of solutions in a timely manner provision of suggestions on solutions
    for process improvements.
  • Reviewing and approval of purchase requisitions and local purchase orders (LPOs).
  • Interpretation of the Procurement Act and provision of suitable advice to the
    management to ensure compliance with the Laws in all procurement processes.
  • Supervision of the performance of direct reports, providing clear direction and regular
    monitoring and feedback on performance
  • Performance management including
    ensuring achievements of performance Contract
    (PC) obligations and conducting periodic staff performance appraisals

    Required Qualifications & Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, procurement, business
    administration, finance or equivalent in a similar field from a recognized university
  • Previous working experience as a Supply Chain Manager for 5 years
  • Hands on experience with supply chain management software
  • Ability to work in high-pressure, deadline driven environment
  • Exceptional communication and reporting skills
  • Good time-management skills
  • Membership to professional bodies
  • Team player and great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to lead, train and mentor employees on a personal level
  • Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and
    photocopies of all testimonials stating current position, remuneration, contact telephone
    numbers, names and addresses of three (3) professional referees to reach us on or before 9th
    April 2019.

    Applicants must also submit clearance certificates from the following:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and anti-corruption commission
  • National Police Service
  • Credit Reference Bureau

    Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective job reference number clearly
    marked to:
    The Managing Director
    Lake Basin Development Authority
    P.O Box 1516-40100

  • Soft copies should be sent by email to
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Lake Basin Development Authority is an equal opportunity employer
  • For more information and job application details, see; Lake Basin Development Authority Manager - Supply Chain Management and Procurement - Jobs in Kenya

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