Principal Supply Chain Management Officer Job in Kenya

Principal Supply Chain Management Officer 

Advert Ref: ADVERT NO. NMC 003/23


  • Implementing procurement laws and guidelines;
  • Ensuring compliance with public procurement and asset disposal act, 2015, and regulations;
  • Processing tender for procurement of goods and services as per laid down policies and procedures;
  • Developing and implementing section work plans and budgets;
  • Approving orders and requisitions;
  • Liaising with legal and user departments in drawing and managing procurement contracts;
  • Developing and implementing division work plans, budgets and programs;
  • Developing procurement plans in liaison with users and as per the requirements and facilitate execution;
  • Implementing of e-procurement strategies.
  • Ensuring delivery of the right quality and quantity of goods, works and services;
  • Coordinating the disposal of unserviceable stores as per the established regulations;
  • Maintaining both manual and computerized database of procurement transactions at the Corporation;
  • Implementing procurement systems for security and safe custody of the Corporation’s assets;
  • Maintaining assets register as per the procurement and assets disposal act


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • At least eight (8) years’ work experience in Supply Chain Management, three (3) of which must have been in a senior management position;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or Certified Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and in good standing;
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in Computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Creative thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Persistent
  • Detail oriented
  • Analytical skills
  • Research skills

How to Apply

Apply for the job here

Application Deadline; 15/06/2023