Procurement Manager Jobs in Kenya

Procurement Manager 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 of fostering integrated sustainable economic development and empowering the communities of the Region.

In view of this and as part of fulfilling our mandate, the following position is open for application from qualified candidates:

  • Manager, Procurement
  • Ref: LBDA/HR/MP/09/2018/06

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The position reports to the Managing Director in performing the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership to drive the implementation of procurement and supplies policies and plans aimed at cost effective acquisition of goods and services.
  • Implement procurement policies in line with Authority strategies and the law.
  • Prepare strategic procurement plan and budget outlining key activities to be undertaken.
  • Confer with service providers to obtain goods and services, prices, availability and delively schedule
  • Maintain a database of service providers and undertake market surveys.
  • Process procurement requests of goods and services as per the laid down procedures.
  • Provide overall effective leadership on procurement in the Authority
  • Advise management on procurement matters and provide update to ensure compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Implement an effective disposal system in line with Authority policy and relevant laws.
  • Prepare requisite reports and submit to relevant offices/institutions including PPOA
  • Prepare relevant tender documents
  • Ensure full compliance with Authority policies and relevant legislation

    Specific Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or relevant social sciences with post graduate qualification in Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management
  • Master’s degree in the relevant
    field will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in senior management position
  • Be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management/ Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Strong management and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    Meets requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    How to Apply

  • An attractive remuneration package commensurate with responsibility of the job and the experience of the individual will be negotiated with the successful candidate
  • Interested candidates should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and photocopies of all testimonials stating current position, current remuneration, contact telephone numbers, names and addresses of three (3) professional referees to reach us on or before 5th October 2018.

    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

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