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Procurement Officer and Assistant Accountant Jobs in Kenya

Capital Markets Authority (CMA) is a statutory agency charged with the responsibility of regulating and developing an efficient capital market in Kenya.

To take our increasingly vibrant market to the next level, the Authority now invites applications from qualified, competent and experienced candidates for various roles.

Procurement Officer


Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Procurement, the Procurement Officer will be responsible for:
  • Maintaining, safeguarding and archiving procurement documents for the required period;
  • Preparation and implementation of procurement and disposal plans;
  • Conducting periodic and annual stock taking;
  • Preparation of tender documents and quotations
  • Participating in the evaluation of tenders, proposals and quotations;
  • Carrying out periodic market surveys to inform the placing of orders or adjudication by the relevant award committee;
  • Maintaining and Updating a register of awarded contracts in order to monitor payments, track expiry dates and advise user departments appropriately.
  • Preparing periodic reports for management decision making
  • Implementing the procurement plan in liaison with user departments
  • Acting as Secretary to the Procurement Committee
  • Conducting any other duties as assigned from time to time
Qualifications, Experience and Competences
  • Degree in Commerce, Economics or Supplies Management or related field;
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Management;
  • 3 years of experience in Procurement
  • Be a registered member of KISM;
  • Analytical skills, Public Procurement Procedures skills, Materials management skills, Negotiation skills, Record keeping skills, Good Communications skills, computer skills and should be of high integrity.
Assistant Accountant 


Reporting to the Assistant Manager Finance, the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for:
  • Compiling and analyzing financial information
  • Preparation of accounting entries such as cashbooks entry journal and general ledger accounts, checking correctness of supporting documents;
  • Raising payment vouchers, preparing cheques and maintaining the cheque register;
  • Preparation of weekly fund report,
  • Maintaining of petty cash register and handles reimbursement process as per the set procedures
  • Preparing periodic expenditure reports
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time
Required Qualifications, Competencies & Experience
  • Bachelors degree in finance, accounting or related field, with CPA II or its equivalent;
  • A minimum of two (2 )years relevant working experience in a computerized environment;
  • Strong analytical skills, problem solving skills, ability to multi-task, strong attention to detail and of high integrity.
For all the positions, we are looking for candidates who are proactive high performers; goal oriented, possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, able to meet deadlines, have a strong attention to detail as well as the big picture and are dynamic.

If your background, experience and competence match the specifications outlined, please send
 your application, quoting the reference of the position you are interested in including yourcurrent curriculum vitae, salary history, three referees (one of who must be either your current or previous employer), day telephone number, e-mail address and details of your current salary and benefits to:

Chief Executive
Capital Markets Authority
P. 0 Box 74800 — 00200

The closing date is 11 November 2011

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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