Supply Chain Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

Supply Chain Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • KMFRI is seeking to recruit self-motivated professionals who are team players to fill the above vacant position within her approved staff establishment.

    Job Description

  • Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), a State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives, State Department for Fisheries, Aquaculture and the Blue Economy was established by an Act of parliament (The Science and Technology Act Cap. 250 of the Laws of Kenya of 1979) which has since been repealed by The Science, Technology and Innovation Act No.28 of 2013.

  • KMFRI's mandate is to undertake research in "marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture, environmental and ecological studies, and marine research including chemical and physical oceanography", in order to provide scientific data and information for sustainable development of the Blue Economy. The Institute is also mandated to cooperate with other organizations and institutions of higher learning in training programmes and on matters of relevant research.

  • The Institute has Research Centers and Stations located at Mombasa, Kisumu, Naivasha, Baringo, Kegati, Sangoro, Sagana, Shimoni, Turkana, a research substation at Gazi and the Nairobi liaison office.

    Duties and responsibilities of the officer entail;

  • Participate in provision of technical support on implementation of procurement strategies;

  • Preparation of procurement department work plan;

  • Compiling and submitting procurement plan;

  • Processing purchase requisitions (PRs) from user department;

  • Preparing tender evaluation reports;

  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services;

  • Receiving invoices from service providers, verifying and preparing payment documents;

  • Liaising with users to identify items for disposal;

  • Extracting data towards preparation of Board circulars, Management and statutory reporting, including spend analysis;

  • Assist in the implementation of approved consolidated procurement plan;

  • Assist in the preparation, compilation and submission of reports to management;

  • Assist in the implementation of appropriate internal control systems and conduct regular checks on stocks and issuance procedures;

  • Ensure effective warehousing and distribution operations by supervising the staff working in the
    warehouse/ stores;

  • Ensuring there is enough and secure storage space for proper storage of the Institute’s assets;

  • Coordinate inspection, receipt and issue of goods and services;

  • Coordinate the identification of surplus, obsolete, and unserviceable stores and equipment for disposal purposes;

  • Participate in market surveys by collecting and analyzing data to establish prevailing market prices for standard goods;

  • Provide secretariat services for the ad hoc procurement committees; and

  • Supervise the management of procurement registry to ensure safe and secure custody of procurement records.

    Requirements for Appointment/Person Specification

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade C+ (Plus) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Commerce, Business Administration (Supply Management option), economics, procurement and supply chain management, marketing, law or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

  • Be a Member of professional body either KISM or CIPS in good standing.

  • Proficiency in computer applications; and

  • Meets the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Communication skills;

  • Interpersonal skills;

  • Organizational skills;

  • Negotiation skills; and

  • Team building.

    How to Apply

  • Submit Hard copies of your CV, testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and completed Application Form to:

    The Director General,
    Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,
    P. O. Box 81651 – 80100,
    Silos Road, English Point, Mkomani,
    Mombasa, KENYA

  • And a soft copy to
    Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.

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