Assistant Manager Supply Chain Management Job in Kenya

Assistant Manager Supply Chain Management

Job Purpose
This position will be responsible for procuring goods, services and works, inventory management and asset disposal.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks 

  • Developing, implementing and review of the OCOB’s supply-chain management policies manual, plans, regulations and procedures;
  • Advising on all policy matters about supply chain management;
  • Facilitating compliance with established and internationally recognized supply chain management procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines in all procurement transactions; 
  • Monitoring and evaluation of usage of procured goods and services;
  • Introducing modern inventory management techniques and benchmarks; 
  • Evaluating the performance of suppliers and contractors; 
  • Facilitating payment of suppliers of goods and services; 
  • Coordinating procurement market research; 
  • Coordinating disposal of stores and equipment;
  • Facilitating disposal of unserviceable stores; and
  • Developing and implementing e-procurement strategies.

Financial Responsibility

  • Promoting Prudent Utilization of Public Funds 
  • Implementation of the budget for the department
  • Responsibility for Physical Assets 
  • Responsible for the assets assigned by the office of the Controller of Budget as per office’s asset register.

Decision Making / Job Influence 

  • Technical 
  • Analytical
  • Operational

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).
Academic qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Purchasing and Supplies Management, Procurement and Supplies Management, Procurement, Commerce (Supplies Management Option), Business Administration (Supplies Management option), Marketing or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies 

  • Membership in good standing of a relevant professional body.

Previous relevant work experience required. 

  • Served as Supply Chain Management Officer for a minimum period of four (4) years or at least eight (8) years of experience in a relevant field.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Met the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and result

How To Apply


  • The terms of service for each position are specified in the Job Description. 
  • Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package.


  • Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.
  • Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae indicating your current remuneration, home county, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, and copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card. 
  • You should also provide the names of two referees who must be familiar with your 
  • previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses.
  • Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application.

Upon being successful and granted an offer of employment, the successful candidate MUST present clearances and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing copies of the following;

  • Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB
  • Clearance Form from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) 

Applications should be sent by post or hand delivered to our office addressed to: 

The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 Nairobi 

So as to reach the Office of the Controller of Budget by 29th August 2023 at 5.00 pm. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal-opportunity employer.