Supply Chain Management Manager Job in Kenya

Supply Chain Management Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Develop and implement a procurement strategy that aligns with the Fund’s goals and objectives;
  • Oversee the procurement processes and procedures to ensure they are in line with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015 and other related laws and regulations;
  • Oversee the entire supply chain process to ensure timely delivery of goods and services;
  • Manage the procurement budget and ensure expenditure is in line with financial plans;
  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, conduct negotiations, and establish supplier contacts;
  • Review the usage and expenditure on large expenditure items with a view to identifying areas of cost reduction and/or service improvement;
  • Coordinate and supervise the tendering and quotation process including participating in the evaluation of bids for goods and services;

  • Coordinate and manage inventory levels of materials ensuring optimum stockholding and minimum obsolescence;
  • Manage and process payments to all suppliers under contract to ensure compliance and ability to partner with the Fund;
  •  Review evaluation, inspection acceptance, and disposal reports;
  • Prepare opinions on evaluation, inspection and acceptance, and disposal reports and submit them to the Managing Trustee for final decision; Prepare consolidated Annual Procurement Plan for the entire Fund;
  • Prepare responses to tender appeals and submit to the Public Procurement Administrative Review Board;
  • Review procurement reports and ensure submission to the relevant authorities; and
  • Make proposals to the Managing Trustee for appointment of evaluation, inspection & acceptance, and disposal committee;
  • Implement quality control measures to ensure goods and services meet the required standards;
  • Ensure all procurement activities adhere to relevant laws and regulations;
  • Identify and mitigate risks in the entire procurement process;
  • Leverage procurement software and technology to improve processes and improve efficiency;
  • Manage and optimize inventory levels to minimize carrying costs and stockouts; and
  • Prepare reports on procurement activities, cost savings, and key performance indicators for management.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Commerce, Economics, Finance, or related field;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Commerce, Economics, Finance, or related field;
  • Professional qualification in a related discipline will be an added advantage;
  • At least ten (10) years relevant cumulative relevant cumulative work experience, five (5) of which should have been in a senior management position;
  • Membership to KISM and of good standing;
  • Leadership course from a recognized institution or a Certificate in Corporate Governance;
  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution; and;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution


  • Integrity;
  • Quality orientation;
  • Process excellence;
  • Strong business acumen; 
  • Interpersonal skills; and
  • Strategic thinking.

How To Apply

Candidates interested in the above positions must submit the following:

  • Application letter;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees;
  • Certified copies of academic and professional certificates and National Identity Card.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to present originals of the documents listed above, along with the following documents during the interviews:

  •  A valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • A valid Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
  • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations not more than one (1) year old;
  • A current clearance from the Ethics and Integrity Commission not more than one (1) year old;
  • A current clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau.

Package Details:
A contract of employment, with an attractive and competitive package, will be offered to successful candidates. These positions are on a five (5)-year contract, subject to renewal based on performance.

Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit their applications, along with their Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, and testimonials, by Friday, 1st December 2023, by 5:00 p.m.

The applications should be emailed to OR sent via Posta OR hand-delivered in a marked envelope specifying the position being applied for. Address your application to:

The Managing Trustee
National Social Security Fund
NSSF Building, Block A, 3rd Floor, Bishop Road
P O Box 30599-00100