20 Jun 2017

Assistant Deputy Director, Supply Chain Management Services Job in Kenya

Advert No. 73/2017

Reporting to Deputy Director, Supply Chain, this position is responsible for implementation of
supply chain strategy and ensuring high level service delivery in the function.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement the purchasing strategy to ensure timely delivery, quality goods, works and services, in support of the Commission operations.
  • Recommend on improvements to the supply chain policies and procedures, to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of the Supply Chain Division.
  • Ensure implementation of the procurement plan
  • Facilitate the purchase of standard goods, works and services
  • Conduct physical verification of goods, works and services.
  • Receive and compile requirements from user departments to ensure the needs of user departments are met.
  • Efficiently manage store and materials therein
  • Evaluate and rate suppliers on a quarterly basis to ensure the continuous availability of qualified suppliers for the Commission.
  • Evaluate bids submitted by suppliers and prepare a report with recommendations.
  • Provide leadership in mentoring and coaching of directorate staff to inspire and motivate staff.
  • Evaluate and monitor performance appraisal of staff


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Commerce
  • Professional qualification in supply chain management e.g. KISM, etc.
  • Eight (8) years of service, three (3) of which must be of similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization.
  • Registered member of relevant professional bodies
  • Knowledge of Commercial Law, Public Procurement and Disposal Act
  • Knowledge in Public Finance Management Act
  • Leadership and Communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build and lead cohesive teams.

How to Apply
Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence indicating the Job title and Job advert number on subject of the e-mail, the application letter and envelope enclosing CVs with full details of education background, professional qualifications, and attach copies of certificates, relevant testimonials and National ID. Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents which must be valid:

  1. Certificate of Good Conduct
  2. Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board
  3. Clearance Application form for EACC
  4. Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  5. KRA Tax Certificate

Applications may be deposited at our Office, Blue Violet Plaza, Kindaruma Road, 5th Floor, Suite 507, Nairobi or sent through our email address or send by post to:

Search and Recruitment
HR Powerhouse Limited
P.O. Box 74380, 00200

All applications should be received not later than 5.00pm on Monday, 7th July 2017.

NB: Those who had applied in our earlier advert need not apply for similar positions.

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