Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management

Recruiter / Employer: Capital Markets Authority (CMA)
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired


Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Senior Manager Supply Chain Management will be responsible for managing the supply chain function at the Authority, overseeing all
procurement and disposal activities, and coordinating the internal monitoring and evaluation of the supply chain function. The successful candidate will serve on a five (5) year contract renewable based on performance. The Authority will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.


  • Managing the Supply Chain Management function to achieve effective governance, controls and compliance with the public procurement laws and regulations;
  • Coordinating the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the Authority’s Procurement Plan in conformity with the budget;
  • Coordinating the preparation of tender documents to be used for the effective sourcing of goods, works and services;
  • Overseeing contract management for respective user departments, monitoring contract escalations and pricing mechanisms;
  • Overseeing the identification and mitigation strategies of departmental risks in line with the Authority’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework;
  • Overseeing the tendering process for the acquisition of goods, works and services;
  • Overseeing control and Management of the Authority’s inventory and declaration of obsolesce;
  • Driving value for money across the Authority in the purchasing of goods and services;
  • Coordinating disposal process in line with the provisions of the policy and the Act;
  • Overseeing the planning and implementation of user training in the procurement processes;
  • Coordinating and managing supplier performance
  • Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in law or Purchasing and Supplies or any other relevant field
  • Relevant Master’s degree
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management
  • Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)
  • A registered Procurement practitioner
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in management level
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks is added advantage
  • Competencies

  • Knowledge of the Public Procurement Act and Regulations.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Compliance Monitoring and Internal Controls ability
  • Information Technology skills
  • Stakeholder Management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates can send an application letter and curriculum vitae ONLY to:

    The Chief Executive
    Capital Markets Authority
    Po. Box 74800

    Via email: [email protected]

    Applications should be received on or before 03 November 2021 at 5.00pm.

    Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the following documents during interview:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption Clearance Certificate (EACC)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) Clearance Certificate
  • Current Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) Clearance Certificate
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
    “Capital Markets Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply”. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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