Procurement Officer

Recruiter / Employer: Karatina University
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Job Description

i. Supervise staff to ensure they carry  out their duties as allocated for the smooth operations of the Department.

ii. Prepare the  University’s  procurement  plan   to  facilitate purchase  of  goods, services  and  works and ensure smooth operations within the University.

iii.     Prequalify suppliers to ensure that the university maintains a  list of reliable suppliers.

iv. Coordinate  disposal  of  obsolete, surplus  and   unserviceable assets  to utilize storage space optimally and avoid holding assets that are uneconomical.

v. Advise on any irregularities in supplies procurement and  management to ensure compliance with regulations and statutory requirements.

vi. Coordinate  evaluation  of  tenders  to ensure awards are  made to the  lowest evaluated bidders.

vii.    Attend to Audit queries on purchasing operations to ensure compliance with set procurement laws, rules  and regulations.

viii.  Monitor and implement procurement processes through the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

ix. Coordinate  the  University’s   Quality  Management   Systems  (QMS)   in   the Department to guarantee quality of service delivery.

x. Carry out other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by a senior officer

Job Requirements for Appointment

i) Master’s Degree  in relevant field or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

ii)  At least seven (7) years relevant work experience.

iii) Knowledge of Information Communication Technology.

iv) Membership registration with a relevant professional body.

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