VACANT POSITIONS IN THE COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KIAMBU
Kiambu County Public Service Board is pleased to announce to the general public recruitment of the following posts on Contract Terms of Service.
A. DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, ICT & ECONOMIC PLANNING
5. Director Supply Chain Management – CPSB 03
Job Reference No: KCPSB/FEP 5/2020
Number of Posts: One (1)
Terms of Service: Three (3) year Contract –Renewable
Gross Salary Scale: 121,430 - 169,140 – As per SRC Guidelines
Job Purpose & Reporting Responsibility
The Director Supply Chain Management shall be In-charge of the County Procurement & Supply Chain Functions and will report directly to the Chief Officer Finance, ICT & Economic planning
Requirements and competencies for Appointment
For appointment to this post a candidate must; -
i. Be a Kenyan citizen.
ii. Served in the public or private sector for a minimum period of ten (10) years.
iii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Supplies Management, Purchasing and Supplies Management or a related field from a recognized university.
iv. A holder of a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Supplies Management, Purchasing and Supplies Management or a related field from a recognized university.
v. Certified Institute Purchasing and Supplies Management (CIPS) Section IV or Certified Procurement and Supply Professional CPSP K will be an added advantage.
vi. A Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) and in good standing.
vii. Demonstrated professional competence in the field of Procurement and shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
viii. Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of administration, organization, budget preparation, personnel management, supervision, training and development, financial administration and public relations.
ix. Considerable knowledge of laws, policies and procedures governing public procurement.
x. Must satisfy the provisions of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.
Duties and Responsibilities
i. Advice the County Treasury on Policy matters related to Supply Chain Management;
ii. Responsible for policy development and interpretation on Supply Chain Management laws and regulations;
iii. Provide guidance in the overall Supply Chain Management;
iv. Issue administrative guidelines on the interpretation and implementation of the Supply Chain Management laws and other statutes as they relate to the County Government;
v. Introduction of modern management techniques and approaches in the field of Supply Chain Management in public sector;
vi. Ensures that the public sector implements e-government strategies;
vii. Provide guidance on research and development as relates to Supply Chain Management;
viii. Represent the Chief Officer Finance, ICT & Economic Planning in meetings in organizations dealing in procurement matters;
ix. Advice on procurement reviews filed against departments at the Public Review and Advisory Board and facilitate implementation of the decisions thereof in consultation with PPOA.
x. Responsible for planning, co-ordination, designing and implementation of supply chain systems in Government;
xi. Advise on Personnel Establishment of Procurement Staff and Handling of Inter-departmental Postings of Supply Chain Management Personnel;
xii. Carry out Monitoring, Evaluation and Supplies Management inspections in Procuring Entities;
xiii. Implementation of the Procurement Module in the IFMIS systems in Government;
xiv. Co-ordinate activities of supplies with respect to consultation buying and framework contracting for common user items;
xv. Implementation of inventory management information system; and
xvi. Any other duties as assigned from time to time
How to Apply
All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts of three referees. Academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport and any other supporting documents. Clearly indicate the position applied for both on the cover letter and the envelope.
Posted Applications should be addressed to the:
County Public Service Board
County Government of Kiambu
P.O Box 2362-00900
Hand Delivered applications should be provided at the County Public Service Board offices, Room 103, first floor at Thika Sub-County offices between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays.
Applicants should seek clearance from and attach copies of evidence thereof of the CURRENT (valid in 2020) documents below.
• Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
• Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Certificate of Good Conduct)
• Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
• Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before 5pm of 21st October, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their application.
• The County Public Service Board does NOT Charge any fee in the recruitment process; candidates should report to Police any number /person calling to solicit for cash.
• The Board is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
• Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.