20 Jun 2017

Senior Deputy Director Supply Chain Management Job in Kenya

Advert No. 72/2017

Reporting to the Commission Secretary/CEO, this position is responsible for driving the supply chain
strategy and ensuring high level service delivery in the function.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement supply chain strategy that ensures timely delivery of goods and services required to deliver Commission’s strategy
  • Ensures preparation and implementation of annual work plans for the function in line with the corporate strategy
  • Formulate and implement standard service levels on procurement administration
  • Develop, review and implement supply chain procedures and policies in line with Public Procurement Act.
  • Provide leadership in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of procurement budget to ensure timely allocation of sufficient resources.
  • Ensure timely implementation ofprocurement plan.
  • Ensure the provision of technical support to user departments in the preparation of their material requirements.
  • Diposal of obsolete or worn out equipment according to the PPDA and Commission procedures.
  • Provide overall supervision of the tendering processes through effective tender committees and timely action on the recommendations of these committees
  • Present quarterly Supply Chain reports to the Commission leadership
  • Ensure effective and efficient vendor management so as to accord the Commission high value for money and avoid litigation.
  • Provide leadership in mentoring and coaching of directorate staff to inspire and motivate staff.
  • In partnerhip with Legal Directrate, ensure efficiency of contract management
  • Evaluate and monitor performance appraisal of staff


  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Procurement from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Commerce
  • Professional qualification in supply chain management e.g. KISM,etc.
  • Twelve (12) years’ experience, three (3) of which should have been in a senior Procurement role in a comparable organization
  • Registered member of relevant professional bodies
  • Knowledge of Commercial Law, Public Procurement and Disposal 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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