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Supply Chain Officer Job in Kenya

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research, generate and promote improved technologies for sustainable management, conservation and development of forest and allied natural resources.

The Institute wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self driven persons to fill the vacant position below:

Supply Chain Officer II


1 Position

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare procurement plans and tender documents.
  • Preparation, publishing and issuing of procurement requests for quotations or tenders.
  • Coordinate the opening, evaluation and recommendation of quotations to Tender/ Procurement Committee in line with procurement regulations.
  • Liaise with the stores officer on stock levels in order to determine re-order levels for the next purchase.
  • Assist in the preparation of contract documents, keeping records of the procurement and related committees and ensuring compliance with the procurement laws and regulations.
  • Maintenance of proper procurement records in accordance with the laws, regulations, policies and procedures governing public procurement.
  • Facilitate and oversee the implementation of the Procurement Committee’s decision.
  • Monitor the implement contracts.
  • Receipt and follow-up of orders from suppliers and issuance of purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Maintain Asset Register.
  • Initial action on write off and disposal of stores.
  • Preparation of procurement reports.
  • Maintain database of approved suppliers.
  • Issue and manage stores and supplies and maintain a store inventory.
  • Carry out market survey and analysis.

Requirements for Appointment
  • At least three (3) years in the grade of a Supply Chain Officer III or in a comparable position.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management or its equivalent from a recognized Institution
  • Computer literacy.

How to Apply
Applications with detailed CV, current remuneration, copies of certificates and day time telephone contact should be sent to the following address:

The Director
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)
P.O. Box 20412-00200

All applications should be received on or before Friday 27th September, 2013.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KEFRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

KEFRI is ISO 14001:2004 Certified

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