Principal Supply Chain Management Officer Job in Kenya

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Principal Supply Chain Management Officer Job in Kenya


An officer at this level will be responsible to the Manager Supply Chain Management.

a) Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties and responsibilities at this level will include but limited to:

  • Coordinating the collection, collation and analysis of data from the Authority and making appropriate recommendations thereof;
  • Analyzing Supply Chain Management emanating from the Authority and initiating appropriate action;
  • Ensuring procurement and disposal functions are in compliance with statutory provisions.
  • Preparing and submitting procurement reports on a regular basis;
  • Undertaking market survey;
  • Monitoring of the implementation of existing Supply Chain Management policies, guidelines and procedures;
  • Ensuring the correct interpretation and implementation of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015, the regulations 2020, procedures and other statutes that impact on Supply Chain Management;
  • Planning and coordinating Supply Chain Management activities in areas such as procurement, warehousing, distribution, disposal of stores and assets, procurement plans and inventory control;

  • Supervising, guiding, appraising and developing staff working under him or her.

b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Business Administration, (Supplies Management Option) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Master’s degree in a Procurement related field such as Commerce, Business Administration and/or Procurement from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in a supervisory role in the Public Service or Private Sector.
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized
  • Membership of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or
    any other relevant professional body and KISM supply practitioner’s license.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution.

Terms of service

All the above positions are on permanent and pensionable terms of service except for the position of Corporation Secretary/Director Legal Services – Grade E2, which is on a three (3) years renewable contract.

How to apply

Interested and eligible candidates are required to visit the NEMA website        (>> Careers / Vacancies, for the full job descriptions and specifications.

Candidates should:

  1. Download and complete the Bio-data Job Application Form which is available online from our website ( >>Quick Links>>Downloads.
  2. Submit an application letter attaching the following:
  3. Completed Bio-data Job Application Form. DOWNLOAD
  4. CV with full details of education and professional qualifications indicating names and contacts of three referees.
  5. Copies of academic certificates and transcripts, professional certifications and testimonials.

How to submit

Email Applications

Email applications to be sent to 

 Hand delivered and posted applications

Hand delivered or posted applications, as appropriate, should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked to;


The Director General

National Environment Management Authority

1st Floor, NEMA Headquarters

Popo Road, Off Mombasa Road

P.O. Box 67839 – 00200


The reference number of the job applied for should be clearly indicated on the envelope and application letter.

All applications should be received by 5 p.m. on 21st March, 2023


Successful candidates will be expected to fulfill the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. 

NEMA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.   Any form of Canvasing by any candidate will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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