Supply Chain Manager Job in Kenya

Supply Chain Manager


Job Purpose

The job holder will be responsible for formulating, implementing, and reviewing policies, plans, programs, and strategies on procurement.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

 Responsible for giving procurement professional advice to the Management;

 Ensuring the correct interpretation and implementation of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015, regulations, procedures, and other legislations that impact Supply Chain Management;

 Advising on all policy matters about procurement and supplies;

 Preparing the Annual Procurement and Disposal Plans;

 Develop negotiation Strategies and closing deals on optimal terms;

 Developing, leading, and executing procurement and supplies strategies;

 Partnering with stakeholders to ensure clear procurement terms of reference;

 Overseeing implementation of e-procurement strategies;

 Overseeing the implementation of performance appraisal systems;

 Operationalizing the e-government procurement strategies and inventory management;

 Advising on outsourcing of the procurement and disposal functions;

 Secretary to the Tender Processing Committee;

 Preparing and ensuring implementation of procurement policies, procedures, and manuals;

 Collaborating with other departments to identify or qualify new suppliers;

 Tracking and reporting key functional metrics to reduce expenses and supervising the work of another member of staff;

 Carrying out internal monitoring and evaluation on procurement; assessing and measuring the performance of suppliers and contractors;

 Introducing modern inventory management techniques and approaches and disposal of unserviceable stores; and

 Ensuring accountability and prudent management of resources and assets and ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance transparency, accountability, ethics, and integrity. 

Requirements for Appointment:

Bachelors’ degree in Commerce / Business Administration (Supply Chain Management Option), Economics, Marketing, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

Master’s degree in Commerce / Business Administration (Supply Chain Management Option), Economics, Marketing, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution is an added advantage

Qualified Practitioner registered with Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);

A member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

Proficiency in computer applications; and

Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.

Functional Skills /Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

 ICT skills;

 Negotiation skills;

 Communication Skills;

 Project Management Skills;

 Relationship Management Skills; and

 Analytical Skills.

Previous relevant work experience required:

Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in Supply Chain Management with at least three (3) years in a position equivalent to Senior Supply Chain Officer.

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications should send their applications with a current curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, a National Identity Card, and any other relevant testimonials. ENSDA is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Applications should reach the office of the Managing Director on or before 5th December 2023 at 1700 hours (to the below address/email).
Only candidates who meet the minimum qualification will be contacted for interviews.

 The Managing Director
Ewaso Ng’iro South River Basin Development Authority
P.O. Box 213-20500