HR, and Procurement Jobs at Coffee Development Fund (CoDF)

On Saturday, November 10th, 2012
Coffee Development Fund (CoDF) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture vested with the responsibility of providing sustainable, affordable credit to coffee farmers.

The Fund wishes to recruit competent candidates to fill existing vacancies as outlined below:
Human Resource & Administration Officer
The Human Resource and Administration Officer will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for the Human Resource and Administration function.
Key responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement Human Resource strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines designed to achieve the Fund’s strategic goals and vision;
  • Develop and ¡mplement manpower planning, recruitment and selection policies and procedures that attract and retain a high calibre of staff to ensure continued supply of competencies and skills for effective operation of the Fund;
  • Assess staff training needs and design appropriate training interventions and career development plans to meet performance gaps;
  • Ensure compliance with relevant labour legislation and Human Resources policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Participate in staff discipline processes, manage staff welfare issues, employee conflict and bereavement
  • Prepare and manage the human resources & administration budget and ensure optimum utilization of resources;
  • Develop and maintain objective performance management systems and criteria for performance measurement and reward;
  • Develop and maintain competitive and attractive compensation and appraisal schemes;
  • Manage the transport function
  • Maintain a functional registry for the Fund;
  • Promote cordial industrial relations, values and work ethics for the Fund;
  • Coordinate general office management and administrative issues;
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university.
  • A Postgraduate diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.
  • Four (4) years relevant working experience in a busy human resource and administration function.
  • Experience in working with an Enterprise Resource Planning System.
Core Personal Competencies
  • Excellent team leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to make independent judgments which support business and human resources objectives.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Results-oriented and adheres to set turn-around times/deadlines.
  • High level of integrity and honesty.
Procurement Assistant
The Procurement Assistant will coordinate activities of the Procurement Unit of the Fund.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Initiate and assist in the development of Procurement guidelines and manuals to streamline, standardize and improve integrity of procurement processes.
  • Initiate and assist in the development and implementation of procurement plans.
  • Advise on and ensure adherence to and compliance with requirements of the Public Procurement and
  • Disposal Act and Regulations, as well as all other relevant and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assist in the management and timely procurement of goods and services.
  • Coordinate and monitor the procurement status and advice as appropriate.
  • Ensure proper recording and custody of all procurement documents.
  • Keep proper inventory of procured assets, issues of stores, boarded stores due for disposal and their disposal.
  • Assisting in stock taking, reconciliation, preparation and maintenance of records.
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • . Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Purchasing and Supplies or any other relevant qualification.
  • . Registered member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM).
  • . A minimum of three (3) years work experience in a procurement unit in a similar or related organization.
Key competencies
  • Demonstrated personal integrity, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player.
  • Demonstrated high ethical standards and good work culture.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Results-oriented and adheres to set turn-around times/deadlines.
If you believe you are the right candidate for any of these positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application together with copies of your certificates, detailed CV, stating your current position, your current remuneration level, your email and telephone contacts, so as to reach the undersigned on or before 21st November 2012, addressed to:
The Managing Trustee
Coffee Development Fund
P.O. Box 52714 — 00200,Nairobi
Coffee Development Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.
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