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Procurement Officer Job in Nyeri Kenya

Tana Water Services Board is one of the eight Water Services Boards created under the Water Act 2002 with the mandate of providing economical and efficient Water and Sewerage Services within its area of jurisdiction. 

The Board covers the six counties of Murang’a, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Embu, Tharaka-Nithi and Meru with its Head Office in Nyeri town.

The Board invites qualified personnel to fill the following vacant position:
Procurement Officer
Reports to: Procurement Manager
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing, updating and overseeing the application of appropriate quality control in procurement function
  • Preparation and initiation of annual procurement plan
  • Ensure compliance with regulations, policies and practices in the implementation of procurement activities
  • Preparing and processing tender documentation and applications
  • Ensure implementation of tender and procurement committee decisions
  • Ensure maintenance of optimal level stocks of supplies consistent with the Board requirements
  • Reviewing the usage of supplies to identify cost reduction and service improvements
  • Participating in annual expenditure budgeting processes for all goods and services
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A degree in a related business field with at least five (5) years post qualification work experience in a similar role, or
  • A Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management with at least eight (8) years post qualification work experience in a similar role
  • Must be a registered member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
  • Must have a clear understanding of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge of Procurement and stocks management
  • Must have a clear knowledge of processing of tender documentation
  • Knowledge of working with donor funded projects will be an added advantage
Candidates who meet the stated minimum qualifications should forward their applications with updated CVs, cell phone or day time telephone contacts, the expected salary, and three professional referees, together with copies of Academic certificates, Professional Certificates and testimonials in envelopes clearly marked “CONFIDENTIAL” addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer,
Tana Water Services Board,
P.O. Box 1292-10100,
or to our email:, to reach us not later than 18th June 2013. 

Late applications will not be considered.

Tana Water Services Board is an equal opportunity employer. 

Female and/or physically challenged candidates are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualifications.

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