NTSA Deputy Director - Supply Chain Management - Jobs in Kenya

NTSA Deputy Director - Supply Chain Management - Jobs in Kenya

Deputy Director, Supply Chain Management - Ref:

Reporting to the Director General, the Deputy Director, Supply Chain Management will be responsible for provision of strategic direction of the Authority’s procurement activities in accordance with the Public Procurement and Asset
Disposal Act, 2015.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Provide continuous leadership, supervision, training and development of the department staff by ensuring an effective and motivated team;
  • Ensure the fulfillment of the department’s performance contract targets;
  • Develop work plans and budgets for the department;
  • Oversee the execution of approved department work plans and budgets;
  • Oversee performance management in the department;
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the department;
  • Prepare Board and Management Papers for approval;
  • Identify training needs for the personnel in the department;
  • Participate in the recruitment of staff and leave management within the department;
  • Participate in the development and review of the Institution’s strategic plan;
  • Identify procurement needs for the department;
  • Mentor and coach department staff; and
  • Participate in various committees in the Authority upon appointment.

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Maintain effective procurement systems for the Authority;
  • Implement procurement policies, strategies and work plans;
  • Manage, monitor and evaluate all Authority’s contracts and report progress to facilitate timely decision making and implementation/completion of
  • Prepare and implement the Annual Budget as well as Procurement and Disposal Plans;
  • Manage compliance with relevant legislation;
  • Monitor and coordinate the bidding process and evaluation of tenders in line with Public Procurement Act and Regulations;
  • Provide Secretarial Services to the Tender Evaluation Committees;
  • Liaise with the Public Procurement Oversight Authority and other government agencies on procurement matters;
  • Formulate the Authority’s Procurement and Asset Disposal strategy in line with the government guidelines including the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015, ensuring it is properly implemented;
  • Ensure development of reliable suppliers’ database based on set requirements;
  • Coordinate development of Procurement, Inventory Control and Asset Disposal policies and procedures; and
  • Make strategic, operational and financial decisions.

    Key Qualifications and Experience:

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • At least twelve (12) years relevant work experience, five (5) of which must have been at a senior management position in a large organization;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Business Administration (Supplies Management Option).
  • Marketing, Economics, Statistics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Law or any other relevant
    qualification from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the above or related disciplines from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Membership to a recognized Purchasing and Supplies Management Professional Body and
    Practising License from KISM; and
  • Proven professional competence, administrative capacities and initiative in the general organization and management of the Supply Chain Management function and thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management issues and emerging trends and techniques.

    Skills and Competencies
  • Visionary, transformative and result-oriented strategic thinker;
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with
    sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Strategic leadership;
  • Proven leadership and Management skills High integrity levels;
  • Ability to drive change and innovation;
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills;
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills;
  • Strong organization and inter personal skills;
  • Must be well conversant with Government regulations and Procurement laws;
  • Good leadership, mentorship and coaching skills; and
  • Demonstrated a high degree of work professional competence and ethics, Administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and Coordination of Procurement Department.

    How to Apply
  • Candidates interested in the above positions are expected to fulfill the requirements
    of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Candidates must therefore, obtain and
    submit the following documents together with their applications:
  • Clearance Certificate from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID);
  • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and
  • Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
  • Qualified candidates should apply in confidence indicating the job Ref. No. on both
    the application and envelope to the address below, enclosing CVs with full details of
    educational background and professional qualifications.
  • The application should also
    have copies of certificates, relevant testimonials and the National ID.
  • Applications may be deposited at the Authority’s Head Office, Hill Park Plaza,
    Ground Floor, Upper Hill Road, Nairobi in the application box or posted to;
  • The Director General
  • National Transport and Safety Authority
  • Hill Park Plaza, Upper Hill Road
  • P.O. Box, 3602 -00506
  • Nairobi.
  • All applications should be received not later than 5:00pm on Friday, 5th April, 2019.
  • NTSA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.
    Youth, Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Please note
    that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • Any form of canvassing shall lead
    to automatic disqualification
  • For more information and job application details, see; NTSA Deputy Director - Supply Chain Management - Jobs in Kenya

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