Senior Supply Chain Management Assistant

Recruiter / Employer: KENYA MEDICAL RESEARCH - KEMRI
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Active

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NAIROBI

Job Description

Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • taking part in sourcing, supplier evaluation/rating, inviting offers, negotiations and contracting;
  • taking part in compiling and evaluation of Tenders;
  • drafting communication of outcomes of procurement evaluations and service delivery;
  • drafting of procurement and disposal programs, plans, strategies and budgets;
  • inspecting utilization and stock of supplies;
  • providing support to end users on procurement guidelines; rreviewing of tender and contract documents;
  • preparing tender opening minutes and register;
  • safeguarding of tender documents and coding samples;
  • Reviewing preparation of technical specifications; reviewing of tender and contract documents before approval;
  • undertaking research to support procurement decisions;
  • implementing procurement plans and processing requisitions;
  • mentoring and guiding procurement personnel; drafting bid awards;
  • drafting tender advertising notices; and
  • Verifying payment documents for goods and services delivered to the Institute by suppliers.

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

  • Minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management or any other equivalent qualification from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies or any other recognized institution.
  • Membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);
  • Demonstrated work performance and results;
  • Proficiency in computer application; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

Key skills and Competencies

  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Professionalism
  • Ethical
  • Strong communication and reporting skills
  • Attention to detail and quality orientation skills
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