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Principal Supply Chain Management officer

Kenya National Commission for UNESCO

Supply Chain & Procurement

Government KSh Confidential
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2 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Principal Supply Chain Management officer assists the Commission to achieve its strategic goals through implementation of efficient and effective systems of acquisition of goods, works and services, as well as disposal of assets.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:8 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is a State Corporation established under the KNATCOM Act of 2013 (Revised 2014), to promote Kenya’s national interests in UNESCO and UNESCO’s international interests in Kenya, regionally and globally in the areas of education, sciences, culture, and communication and information.

To enable it to fulfil its mandate, the Commission wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented, and self-driven persons to fill the following vacant positions specifically under the terms and conditions advertised:

JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND PERSON SPECIFICATIONS FOR VACANT POSTS

10. PRINCIPAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OFFICER: KNC 5 -1 POST

Job Title
Principal Supply Chain Management officer
Grade
KNC 5
Place to Work
Nairobi
Reports To
Manager, Supply Chain Management
Purpose of the Job
The Principal Supply Chain Management officer assists the Commission to achieve its strategic goals through implementation of efficient and effective systems of acquisition of goods, works and services, as well as disposal of assets.
Remuneration
Gross pay Ksh. 192,896.00 – 243,465.00
Leave allowance –30% Basic Salary
Medical Allowance – As per KNATCOM Medical Scheme
Group Life & Accident Cover - As per KNATCOM Medical Scheme
Terms
Permanent and Pensionable

A ) Job Description
The Principal Supply Chain Management Officer is responsible of the following functions:

i. provide advisory/professional opinion on procurement matters to the Accounting Officer (Secretary General/CEO) to ensure compliance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015;
ii. co-ordinate the preparation and implementation of the Annual Procurement Plan;
iii. maintain and continually update the list of registered suppliers;
iv. prepare, publish and distribute procurement and disposal opportunities;
v. co-ordinate receiving, opening and evaluation of Quotations, Bids, Tenders, Proposals and Expressions of Interest;
vi. carry out procurement and disposal activities in accordance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015 and KNATCOM Procurement Manual and Policies;
vii. review and maintain records of purchased goods, works and services, including costs, deliveries and inventories;
viii. undertake market surveys;
ix. monitor contract management;
x. maintain optimal stock levels and carry out quarterly and annual stock take; and
xi. provide secretariat services to the procurement committees which may be constituted by the Secretary General/CEO. b) Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail:
i. developing and coordinating the preparation of annual procurement and disposal plans and their implementation;
ii. coordinating procurement and disposal activities in the Commission;
iii. preparing contract documents for goods, works and services;
iv. custodian of contract documents;
v. liaising with the user department to ensure effective implementation of contracts for goods, works and services;
vi. providing secretariat to committees’ incidental to procurement of goods and services, and disposal of assets;
vii. coordinating disposal of assets activities;
viii. preparing statutory reports to relevant authorities;
ix. reviewing procurement needs of the Commission; and
x. any other duties as may be assigned.

c) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

i. A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
ii. Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Commerce or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
iii. A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience in public or private, three (3) of which must have been at a supervisory level;
iv. have a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
v. membership of professional body, either KISM or CIPS; and
vi. proficiency in computer applications.

d) Key Competencies and Skills
i. Communication skills,
ii. Problem solving skills,
iii. Analytical skills,
iv. interpersonal skills Negotiation and Mediation skills,

HOW TO APPLY

1. Access and apply online via KNATCOM website at www.unesco.go.ke/careers
For details of the job description and skills, please visit the Commission’s website: www.unesco.go.ke/careers
All applications should reach the Commission on or before 13th October 2022 at 5.00 pm.

Note:
(i) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(ii) Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(iii) Successful candidates will be required to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

SECRETARY GENERAL/CEO
Kenya National Commission for UNESCO
KNATCOM IS ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED

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