Open University of Kenya Assistant Procurement Officer Jobs

Open University of Kenya Assistant Procurement Officer Jobs

Duties And Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the management of Purchasing/Supplies and Stock Control activities in their areas of operation;

  • Coordinating Purchasing and Supplies activities within the section;

  • Supervising staff assigned to perform in their areas of operation;

  • Ensuring proper keeping of records and smooth flow of documents within the section and other departments of the University;

  • Receiving requisitions from users for purchase of goods and services and confirm correct specifications and deliveries requested;

  • Requesting for quotations or tenders from the suppliers; evaluating received quotations or tenders;

  • Placing orders or arrange for contracts, with selected suppliers and monitor deliveries to ensure supplies do arrive as promised (order progressing);

  • Checking received supplies and ensure they are correct to specifications and in good condition;

  • Counter check suppliers invoice with original quotations or tender documents and ensure original terms have been adhered to.

    Requirements For Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, one MUST have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supplies management or relevant
    degree in Business Administration, Economics, or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

  • Six (6) years relevant work experience three (3) years MUST have been in grade 8.

  • Attained CIPS Level I.

  • Attained membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management or the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of professional standards.

  • Technical, specialist or analytical skills acquired through tertiary education or equivalent experience.

  • Proficiency in computer applications with detailed understanding of ERP.

  • Knowledge of Public Procurement and Assets Disposal Act 2015.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Open University of Kenya Assistant Procurement Officer Jobs

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