Senior Procurement Officer Job in Kenya

Senior Procurement Officer

Job Purpose

  • The Senior Procurement officer will Support the Deputy Director Supply Chain Management in implementing all aspects of procurement and Supply Chain functions.


  • Analyzing and compiling data for the development of supply chain management policies, strategies, guidelines and procedures;
  • Procuring goods, services and works;
  • Coordinating issuance of stores;
  • Inspecting the condition of goods received;
  • Coordinating the preparation of periodic stores returns;
  • Preparing requisitions for stocks replenishment;
  • Keeping safe custody ofstores;
  • Stocktaking and reconciling records;
  • Opening and evaluating tenders and quotations;
  • Updating list of prequalified suppliers, consultants and contractors;
  • Implementing procurement, tender and disposal committees’ decisions;
  • Disposing stores and equipment in accordance to the laid down regulations and procedures;
  • Preparing periodic inventory reports;
  • Implementing the provisions of Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015 and other Regulations;
  • Updating and maintaining an inventory of procured equipment, services, vehicles and any other related machinery, goods and works; and
  • Undertaking market surveys to ascertain value for money for all procurement of goods, services and


For appointment to this grade, an Officer candidate must have:

  • Served in the grade of Supply Chain Management Officer I or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of four (4)years;
  • A degree in any of the following disciplines: Procurement, Procurement and Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Purchasing and Supplies Chain Management or equivalent qualification from recognized institution;
  • Registered by the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance


How To Apply

  • Application Letter
  • Copy of the National ID or Passport
  • Certified copies of Academic and Professional Certificates
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Three Reference letters
  • Certificate from accredited credential agency equating Academic certificates acquired from other countries

Interested applicants are required to note:

  • The names of shortlisted candidates shall be published on the Authority’s website and personal emails.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to present originals of the following documents during the interview
  • National Identity Card
  • Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts

Any other supporting documents and testimonials

  • Recommendations from relevant Professional Bodies and Associations
  • Any degree acquired from a Foreign University will require a letter of recognition from Commission of University Education (CUE) and
  • Recommendations of at least three (3) referees should be sent separately to address below.
  • Clearance Certificate from Higher Loans Education Board.
  • Clearance Certificate from the Credit Bureau.
  • Current Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Tax Compliance Certificate.
  • Disability Certificate for People abled differently (PWDS)

Applicants should submit their applications quoting reference number and include therein copies of academic and professional certificates, cover letter, testimonials, and curriculum Vitae with three referees on or before 5.00 pm of 17th October, 2023 to the following address:

  • The Managing Director,
  • Kerio Valley Development Authority,
  • P.O. Box 2660-30100,
  • Eldoret.

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