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Procurement Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya - National Housing Corporation

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a State Corporation established under the Housing Act (Cap 117) Laws of Kenya and whose mission is to play a leading role in the efficient provision of adequate and affordable housing and related services.

The Corporation invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant position.

Procurement Officer I

The Procurement Officer I will report to the head of Administration Department and shall be responsible for all matters related to procurement of Goods, Works and Services in the Corporation.

The officer is also responsible for Disposal of obsolete and idle assets as spelt out in the Public Procurement and Disposal Act.

Duties and responsibilities will include: -
  • Advising Management on all matters related to procurement of goods, works and services.
  • Responsible for all procurements in addition to ensuring that the Corporation receives value for money.
  • Secretary to the Tender Committee.
  • Implementation and enforcement of procurement policies and procedures in the Corporation, in accordance with the provision of the Public Procurement & Disposal Act, 2005.
  • Processing of all procurement contracts and overseeing the implementation of such contracts.
  • Coordinating the Disposal of obsolete and idle assets including preparation of Disposal plans.
For appointment to this position a candidate officer must:
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Arts degree in social sciences or Business Administration from a recognized University.
  • Possess a post graduate diploma in Procurement or Supplies Management.
  • Possess 6 years relevant experience in the field of Procurement and Supplies Management.
  • Demonstrate proven experience in the area of Procurement and Supplies
  • Management as well as a thorough understanding of the Procurement Act.
  • Be a member of the Institute of Supplies Management.
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Be computer literate.
The above position is on a three (3) years renewable contract and the successful candidate will be subject to performance contracting.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications in confidence together with copies of detailed and up-to-date CV, certificates and testimonials indicating current and expected remuneration and names of three (3) referees to the following address:

The Managing Director
National Housing Corporation
P.O.Box 30257 00100


Closing date is Tuesday, 19th October 2010 and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

“National Housing Corporation is an equal opportunity employer

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