8 May 2017

KEMU Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

(Grade MU11)

The Procurement Officer shall report to the Registrar (Administration, Planning & Development) and shall be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise and advance the procurement and supplies function of the University.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of policies, procedures and guidelines in the procurement system.
  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations in the procurement department of the University.
  • Ensure effective accountability of the procurement processes including management of stores.
  • Ensure the achievement of the performance targets set out in the procurement plan.
  • Oversee preparation of University-wide procurement plan and enforce adherence as approved.
  • Prepare and manage the supplier prequalification process and supplier database.
  • Undertake regular market surveys on new products, emerging issues in the supply chain and cost effectiveness in the industry.
  • Process tender applications and provide secretariat services to the Tender Committee and other procurement sub-committees.
  • Facilitate establishment of quality specifications by end users goods and services.
  • Enhance end user competencies through training on procurement process and guidelines.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/Supplies Management or a related area from a university that is recognized in Kenya.
  • A Master’s Degree in Procurement/Supplies Management or an equivalent qualification from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
  • At least six(6) years working experience in an institution of higher learning or equivalent organization in the corporate sector.
  • A recognized professional qualification in Purchasing and/or Supplies Management.

How to Apply
Applicants should submit 3 copies with: An application letter, Detailed CV, Academic and Professional Certificates and any other supporting documents. Clearly labeled and sealed applications should be addressed to:

Chairman of Council
Kenya Methodist University

The application should be dropped at the Chairman of Council’s office at the KeMU Hub Koinange Street, Nairobi Kenya.

Recommendations from 3 referees should be sent separately to the address above on or before 19th May 2017 at 4:00 P.M.

Further Information can be accessed on the KeMU website:

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