National Land Commission Head, Supply Chain Management Jobs in Kenya

National Land Commission Head, Supply Chain Management Jobs in Kenya


  • National Land Commission (NLC) is an Independent Constitutional Commission established and under Article 67 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and operationalized by the National Land Commission (NLC) Act,2012, the Land Act and the Land Registration Act, 2012.

  • The broad mandates of the Commission are inter-alia; to manage public land on behalf of the National and County Governments, recommend a National Land Policy to the National Government, advice the National Government on a Comprehensive program for the registration of Land throughout Kenya, to conduct research related to land and the use of natural resources and make recommendations to appropriate authorities and initiate investigations on its own initiative or on a complaint into present or historical land injustices and recommend appropriate redress.

  • Conversely, Pursuant to Article 252 1(C) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and National Land Commission Act of 2012, the Commission invites applications from suitable candidates for the
    following positions:

    Head, Supply Chain Management

  • An officer appointed to this position will be responsible for the provision of leadership in the
    delivery of service by the supply chain department.

  • The position drives supply chain strategy
    development and implementation, ensures supply chain policies and procedures are developed, implemented and observed, and coordinates supply chain operations to ensure continuous support of the Commission operations

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will be responsible to perform the following functions

  • Formulate and implement purchasing procedures and practices to ensure alignment of the Commission in line with the Public Procurement Oversight Authority

  • Review vendor contract documents and coordinate in preparation of specifications for quotations, tenders, proposals and supply agreements for approval by the Director

  • Oversee the delivery of samples, testing and evaluation of new products to ensure compliance of standards are adhered to ensure all departments and staff in the National Land Commission are familiar with and comply with the supply chain guidelines

  • Participate in the annual reporting process to ensure legislative requirements which include monitoring and tracking of procurement bid evaluation are in line with the set guidelines

  • Oversee the annual physical inventory process as required to ensure policies and procedures are compliant

  • Oversee operationalization and implementation of all procurement law, regulations and guidelines applicable in the tendering process

  • Review training needs analysis for staff to ensure skills
    gaps are addressed

  • Represent the department in management meetings

  • Approver of contracts and purchase orders in IFMIS to ensure compliance of standards are being followed through

  • Coordinate the preparation of annual procurement plan of goods and services within the commission

  • Presides over public opening of tenders to ensure compliance of procurement processes

  • Prepare work plans and supervise officers to ensure management of work is in line with set targets

  • Coordinate preparation of annual disposal plan which includes the activities to be carried out in that process

  • Supervise the evaluation of tender documents and presentation of tender committee for adjudication

  • Manage payment of suppliers of goods and services to maintain timely payments

  • Monitor contracts and vendor performance and consult with vendors and user departments to implement corrective action

  • Develop an effective stores management system to maintain standards of the function

  • Direct preparation of an up to date inventory of supplier and assets of National Land Commission to ensure all details are accurately captured

    Academic and Professional Qualification

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have;

  • Master’s degree in business administration or supply chain management from a recognized institution

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or supply chain management from a recognized institution

  • Diploma in Procurement or Chartered Institute of Purchasing in Supply (CIPS)

  • Must be a registered member of KISM or CIPS member

  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Development programme lasting not less than
    six weeks from a recognized institution

  • Twelve (12) years of service, five (5) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization

    Applicants must possess Level of knowledge and skills in the following areas;

  • Knowledge of public procurement legislation

  • Knowledge of professional standards

  • Proficiency in Computer application

  • Good Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Land Commission Head, Supply Chain Management Jobs in Kenya


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