Principal, Supply Chain Management Job in Kenya

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Principal, Supply Chain Management Job in Kenya


 Job Specification

 Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail;

  • Coordinate development and monitoring the implementation of the procurement and asset disposal plans in line with the approved budgets
  • Coordinate design, development and maintenance of sound procurement controls and systems.
  • Coordinate market research to keep abreast of the market developments.
  • Maintain and update the lists of registered/prequalified suppliers
  • Preparation and circulation of tender documents.
  • Co-ordinate the opening and evaluation of tendersSupply Chain Jobs In Kenya
  • Prepare and submit profession opinion to guide the Director General on award decisions for tenders.
  • Act as Secretary in various procurement committees.
  • Notify bidders of the outcomes of the tenders submitted to KRB.
  • Participate in contract negotiations with suppliers.
  • Supervise the preparation of purchase orders
  • Monitor. the implementation of contracts.

  • Coordinate process of disposal of obsolete, unserviceable and idle assets.

Person Specification

 For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  •  At least eight (8) years relevant work experience in public or private, three (3) of which must have been at a supervisory level;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Procurement and Supplies Management, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Be Member of professional body either KISM or CIPS in good standing;
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated results in work performance; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key competencies and skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Strategic and innovative thinking
  • Negotiation skills

Terms of Service

All the positions are on permanent and pensionable terms of service. Successful candidates
will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance, medical
benefits, gratuity and other benefits in accordance with the State Corporations Advisory
Committee and Salaries Remuneration Commission Guidelines.

How to Apply:

Applications shall be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and
professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, or other supporting
documents. The application should also indicate the names and contact of three referees. Scanned
copies of these documents must accompany online applications. All applications should be
submitted online through the Recruitment Portal in the KRB website –

not later than5:00pmon7thMarch2023.


Note:The candidates who will be successful shall be required to present the following
clearance certificates:

(i)Kenya Revenue Authority
(ii)Higher Education Loans Board
(iii)Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
(iv)Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
(v)Credit Reference Bureau.


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