The Principal Supply Chain Officer reports to Supply Chain Manager.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Preparing and consolidating procurement and disposal plans;
  • Coordinate market surveys and research for goods, works and services;
  • Maintain and archiving of documents and records of the procurement and disposal activities for the required period;
  • Preparing the Corporation’s framework agreements for goods, works and services;
  • Consolidation of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual statutory andmmanagement reports on procurement activities;
  • Contract implementation and monitoring procurement contracts as prescribed inmthe procurement manual/ policies/ procedures to ensure adherence to the law;
  • Drafting advisory/ professional opinion on procurement matters to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
  • Preparing tender and asset disposal documents to facilitate competition and contract documents in line with the aware decision as well as issuance of debriefing letters; and
  • Preparing contract variations and modification documents for goods, works and services;
  • Person specifications

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Procurement, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Logistics or any equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Procurement, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration of any equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • A minimum period of six (6) years relevant work experience three (3) of which should have been at the level of senior officer.
  • Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or Chartered Institute of Purchasing (CIPS);
  • Have a valid Practicing license from Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);
  • Have a certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

    Method of Application

    Applications must comply with Chapter 6 of the constitution and avail clearance certificates from: -

  • Directorate of Criminal investigation (Certificate of good conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax compliance
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their application which should include: -

  • One page statement on how you meet the requirements for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Indication of current salary
  • Professional certificates and testimonials
  • Three professional referees
  • The successful candidate’s appointment will be as follows:-

    Job Grade KICC 2 and KICC 3 shall be appointed contract of five (5) years renewable subject to performance.
    Job Grade KICC 4 shall be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms.

    Applications should be sent under confidential cover with the envelope clearly marked as per your application Reference.

    “Ref: KICC/……………….20……..” not later than 11th October 2021 at 5pm to: -

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta International Convention Centre
    P O Box 30746 - 00100

    Women, Persons Living with Disabilities and Marginalized are encouraged to apply. Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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