Supply Chain Management Officer

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

Job Summary

KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the above position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and dully accredited to continue to operate as such under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in human health in Kenya. KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building and service delivery”.

5. Supply Chain Management Officer, JOB GROUP KMR 6 - (1 POSITION)

a) Job Specification
Duties and responsibilities will entail: -

i. Taking part in reviewing tenders notices;
ii. Taking part in reviewing notices of award/regrets and tender acceptance process;
iii. Taking part in the compiling and evaluation of tenders;
iv. Taking part in the formulation of the supplies, procurement and inventory manuals training and development of staff;
v. Safeguarding of tenders, quotations and request for proposals;
vi. Preparing tender and contract documents; reviewing tender advertising notices; and
vii. Implementing an e-procurement vision plan.

b) Person Specification
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Purchasing and Supplies Management, Business Administration (Supply Chain Management Option), Procurement and Logistics, Commerce (Supplies Management Option), or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution
ii. Membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);
iii. Proficiency in computer application; and
iv. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

c) Key Skills and Competencies
i. Planning skills
ii. Good communication and reporting
iii. Interpersonal and negotiation skills
iv. Team player
v. Ethical

All the applications to be done through KEMRI Website E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th May 2021 latest 5.00 p.m.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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