New KCC Head of Procurement Jobs in Kenya

New KCC Head of Procurement Jobs in Kenya

  • New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited (New KCC) is the largest dairy processor and a market leader in the dairy industry in Kenya re-known for its top of the range, quality brands that include KCC Finest Creamery Butter, KCC Superfine Ghee, Gold Crown milk, KCC Fresh milk, Safariland, KCC Mala, La yoghurt among others.

    Job Purpose:

  • Reporting to Managing Director, Head of Procurement will be responsible for assisting the Company achieve its strategic goals through implementation of efficient and effective systems of acquisition of goods, works and services, as well as disposal of assets.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Provide advisory and professional opinion on procurement matters to the Accounting Officer and ensure compliance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015.

  • Carry out procurement and disposal activities in accordance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015 and the company’s Procurement Manual and Policies.

  • Prepare and implement the Annual Procurement Plan, carry out periodic stock take and review organisational procurement needs.

  • Maintain and continually update the list of registered suppliers.

  • Review and maintain all records of purchased goods, works and services, including costs, deliveries and inventories and undertake Market surveys.

  • Liaise with the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority on various issues regarding public procurement and disposal of assets and submit statutory reports.

  • Coordinate Disposal of surplus and obsolete stores and equipment.

  • Identifying opportunities for inventory reduction and implementing the principles of lean inventory management while liaising with the other departments to balance the inventory pool and minimize transportation and storage costs.

    Person Specifications

  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics, Purchasing and Supplies or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Purchasing, Logistics, or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • Have twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) in a senior management role in a comparable organization.

  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies Diploma (CIPS) or
    its equivalent.

  • A member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or any other professional body recognized by law.

  • Working knowledge of an ERP system.

  • Have a leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

    Key competencies and skills

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Communication skills.

  • Strategic and innovative thinking.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to mobilize resources.

  • Excellent Negotiation skills.

    How to Apply

  • In addition to the job qualifications and requirements, applicants MUST fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, and will be required to submit with their application copies of the following documents:

  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).

  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

  • A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

  • If you meet the above requirements, please send your application in HARD COPIES quoting the Title and the Reference Number of the Position applied on the covering letter and on the Envelope, together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae complete with supporting documents to:

    Managing Director
    New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Ltd
    P.O. Box 30131 -00100

  • N/B: Please note that all applications MUST BE sent through the above address ONLY and received no later than 30th June, 2021 by 5 p.m.

  • New KCC is an equal opportunity Employer and Women & Persons Living with Disability are encouraged to apply.

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