a) Duties and Responsibilities 

An officer at this level may be deployed at the Directorate of supply Chain Management Services or in a department. 

At the Directorate of Supply Chain Management Services, an officer will be responsible for analyzing Supply Chain Management structures and systems; determining and proposing methods and strategies of handling the Supply Chain Management function; initiating and developing Supply Chain Management policies; and performance improvement strategies that are adaptive to the changing environment .and technology. In addition, the officer will be expected to coordinate development of strategic plans for the Directorate of Supply Chain Management. 

In the Departments, specific duties will include implementation of Public Procurement and Disposal Act; 2005 and other statutes, rules and regulations and ensuring adherence to the laid down procedures, rules and regulations; analyzing the impact of Supply Chain Management policies, rules and regulations; advising the Accounting Officer on Supply Chain Management matters, ensuring high professional Supply Chain Management standard assisting in procurement planning and budget preparation; advising Corporations in the Department on Supply Chain Management matters and interpreting of other laws and statutes that impact on Supply Chain Management matters. 

(b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:- 

i. Served in the grade of Assistant Director, Supply Chain Management Services job group ‘P’ or in a comparable and relevant position 'in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years. 

ii. A Bachelors Degree in any of the.  following: Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Marketing or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

iii. A Masters Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

OR

Business Administration, Commerce, or any other relevant field from a recognized institution; and a Diploma in Supplies Management or its approved equivalent from a recognized Institution.

iv. Demonstrated professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of the Supply Chain Management and possess thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management issues and emerging Supply Chain Management and techniques.

v. Registration with the relevant professional body/organization.

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