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Government Jobs in Kenya – PPOA

The Public Procurement Oversight Authority (PPOA) is established under the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2005. 

The Authority’s mission is ‘To facilitate access to procurement opportunities through enabling regulations that fosters value for money for national socio-economic development’. 

Towards this end, the Authority is seeking to recruit results oriented professionals to fill the following vacant positions:

Compliance Officer II 

Ref: CO/7/2016 

2 Positions

Duties and responsibilities will include assisting the manager (compliance) in relevant data capture and analysis; maintenance of data on mandatory reporting requirements such as direct procurement and disposal to employees; termination of procurement process; publication of contract awards; and annual procurement plans.
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar position or its equivalent ;
  • A bachelor’s degree in purchasing and supply management, commerce, economics, law, engineering, engineering or a related field;
  • A diploma in purchasing and supply or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
  • Computer proficiency and a membership of a relevant professional body.
Qualifications in audit, fraud and investigations will be an added advantage.

Legal Officer I

Ref: COM/6/2016 

1 Position

Duties and responsibilities
 will include the provision of legal services to PPOA on various matters, ensuring compliance with the legal framework, participating in the preparation of legal documents and briefs, handling litigation in court, preparation and analysis of cases for debarment hearings; and other duties as may be assigned by the Corporation Secretary.

The ideal job holder shall have at least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar position or as a practicing Advocate and a Bachelor ’s degree in law from a recognized institution. 

The candidate should be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a member of a relevant professional body. 

In addition the candidate should be computer proficient.

Driver II

Ref: DR/12/2016 

2 Positions

The officer will report to the Principal Human Resource and Administration Officer. 

Duties and responsibilities will include driving the motor vehicle as authorized; carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, and tyre pressure; Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems; maintaining work tickets for vehicles assigned; ensuring security and safety of the vehicle on and off the road including the safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • At least three years driving experience;
  • O-level Certificate (D+);
  • Driving Licence Class B / C / E with PSV endorsement;
  • Must demonstrate, by road test at the time of interview, skills in handling vehicles and ability to drive defensively to avoid accidents and personal injuries; and
  • Appreciable proficiency in vehicle driving.
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to download PPOA formal application form

(i) Each application should be accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card/Passport, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany an online application.
(ii) All applications should be clearly marked “Application for (indicate the position applied for)’’, on the envelope and submitted on or before 19th February, 2016 in any ONE of the following ways:
(a) Hard Copies should be hand delivered to the reception desk on 11th floor, National Bank Building, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi.
(b) Posted applications should be addressed to:
Director General
Public Procurement Oversight Authority
11th Floor, National Bank Building
P. O. Box 58535-00200,
(iii) Interested applicants must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution and in addition must, get clearance from the following bodies.

(a) Kenya Revenue Authority;
(b) Higher Education Loans Board;
(c) Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
(d) Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct).
Note: Clearance from the above institutions will not be criteria for short listing of candidates. 

However, short listed candidates will be required to provide evidence of clearance during the interviews.

If you have the required qualifications, please submit your detailed application to the address above by 19th February, 2016 quoting the job reference title for the position you are applying for.

PPOA is an equal employment provider and all Kenyans in their diversity, including persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. 

We recognize that our strength lies in the diversity of our staff.

Interested candidates are advised that canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

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