Asst Director, Supply Chain Management Job in Kenya






Job Grade:


Basic Salary Scale:

Kshs. 170,500.00 – Kshs. 373,500.00

House allowance:

Kshs. 35,000.00

Commuter allowance:

Kshs. 20,000.00

Terms of service:




Reporting to:




Direct reporting:

Principal Supply Chain Management Officer


Job Description

The Officer will be responsible to the Director/CEO for the management of supply chain management activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Director, Supply Chain Management will include the following: –

  • Providing and being responsible for rendering procurement professional advice to the Accounting Officer;
  • Overseeing the development and interpretation of Supply Chain Management policies and manuals;
  • Ensuring compliance of Procurement and Disposal Act 2015 and Regulations;
  • Issuing guidelines on implementation and interpretation of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act and its attendant regulations;
  • Introducing modern inventory management techniques and approaches;
  • Overseeing the implementation of e-government Supply Chain Management strategies;
  • Interpreting international trade agreements/policies related to Supply Chain Management;
  • Participating in negotiations matters pertaining to Supply Chain Management;
  • Maintaining of professional standards and practices in the Supply Chain Management department;
  • Aligning the Academy procurement plan to the budget plan;
  • Initiating policy review on procedures, rules and regulations;
  • Providing guidance in the overall Supply Chain policy and management;
  • Providing overall guidance on contract design and management;
  • Providing guidance on disposal of Academy’s inventory and other assets;
  • Maintaining an Academy asset register;
  • Advising on quality assurance on goods, works and services;
  • Ensuring statutory reports are submitted to the Authority, National Treasury and any other Government Agencies;
  • Ensuring timely disclosure of information on procurement opportunities and awarded contracts as well as publishing of tenders;
  • Ensuring cordial supplier relationships;
  • Overseeing the annual and quarterly Stock taking process as required to ensure optimum stock levels are maintained;
  • Managing procurement processes, risk analysis and mitigation, integrating, stock control, supplier evaluation and business intelligence;
  • Preparing, implementing and monitoring of the divisions’s budget;
  • Ensuring preparation of procurement plans in the departments within the Academy; and,
  • Developing of divisional reports.

Person Specifications:

  • Bachelor degree
  • Master degree in any of the following fields: Purchasing and Supply Management, Logistics, Business Administration, Commerce, Entrepreneurship, Law or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Must have relevant experience of at least ten (10) years, four (4) of which must be at a management position.
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Registered member of Kenya Institute of Supply Management or equivalent in good standing.
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Candidates to be selected must adhere to the provisions on Leadership and Integrity as enshrined in Chapter VI of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

How to Apply

Successful candidates will be required to submit valid compliance certificates from Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, a registered Credit Reference Bureau, Higher Education Loans Board and a certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

Bandari Maritime Academy is an equal opportunity Employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Applications should be addressed to: –

The Ag. Director/CEO,

Bandari Maritime Academy,

Bishop Makarios Close,

P.O. Box 99409-80107,


Prospective candidates should submit applications in soft copy (in pdf format). The Application form should be downloaded and completed from the Academy website at: The completed application form accompanied with a detailed CV (with at least three referees), copies of academic and professional certificates to be emailed to so as to reach the Academy not later than 5:00pm Kenyan time on 7th November , 2022. Applications received after the specified time will not be considered.