26 Aug 2014

Capacity Building Officer II Job Vacancy

The Public Procurement Oversight Authority is established under the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2005.

The Authority’s mission is ‘To facilitate access to procurement opportunities through enabling regulations that fosters value for money for national socio-economic development’.

Towards this end, the Authority is seeking to recruit results oriented professionals to fill the following vacant position:

Capacity Building Department
Ref: CBO/7/2014
1 Position

Duties and responsibilities will include

  • assisting the manager (capacity building) in developing and maintaining relevant databases on various metrics including utilization of public funds through procurement planning and budgeting,
  • enabling public officials to adapt in a changing environment through capacity building interventions, level of capacity building within the system, organization & at individual levels; and
  • initiating relevant partnership programs etc.

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar position or its equivalent;
  • A degree in purchasing and supply management, commerce, economics, education (with business education), engineering or a related field;
  • A diploma in purchasing and supply or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
  • Computer proficiency and a membership of a relevant professional body.
  • A certificate in Training of Trainers will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
Click here to Download PPOA Formal application Form 

Each application should be accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card/Passport, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany an online application.

All applications should be clearly marked “Application for (indicate the position applied for)’’, on the envelope and submitted on or before 5th September, 2014 in any ONE of the following ways:

Manual applications should be hand delivered to the reception desk on 11th floor, National Bank Building, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi.

Online applications should be e-mailed to the Director General:

Posted applications should be addressed to:
Director General
Public Procurement Oversight Authority
11th Floor, National Bank Building
P. O. Box 58535-00200,

Interested applicants must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution and in addition must, get clearance from the following bodies.

Kenya Revenue Authority;
Higher Education Loans Board;
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct).
Note: Clearance from the above institutions will not be criteria for short listing of candidates.

However, short listed candidates will be required to provide evidence of clearance during the interviews.

If you have the required qualifications, please submit your detailed application to the address above by 5th September, 2014 quoting the job reference title for the position you are applying for.

PPOA is an equal employment provider and all Kenyans in their diversity, including persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. We recognize that our strength lies in the diversity of our staff.

Interested candidates are advised that canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

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