Procurement Manager at Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA)

On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
The Authority hereby invites applications for employment in the following vacant position:
Procurement Department
Procurement Manager
Ref: KeRRA/HR/PROC/2013/003
Working under the general supervision of the Director General, the Procurement Manager will head the Procurement Section and will be responsible for all procurement and supply matters in the Authority, in line with Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005.

Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • planning and coordinating Procurement and Supply Management activities;
  • Managing and overseeing implementation of procurement policies, plans and strategies of KeRRA;
  • Ensuring procurement and disposal functions are in compliance with statutory provisions;
  • Preparing and submitting timely procurement reports;
  • Performance management; and
  • Training and development of Procurement staff.
Qualifications & Experience required:
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • At least ten (10) years post qualification experience, in a relevant position three (3) of which should be in a senior position or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Diploma in Supplies Management from a recognized institution; or
  • Bachelors Degree in any of the following:- Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing, or Law from a recognized institution;
  • Masters Degree in any of the following:- Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing, or Law from a recognized institution, will be an added advantage;
  • Registered as a member of an accredited professional procurement body such as Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS – Level 6) or both;
  • An understanding of the mandate of the Authority;
  • Computer literacy.
Candidates who meet these requirements should submit their applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae, stating age, present employer, position, day contact telephone number(s), current and expected remuneration, notice period required to take up the appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees together with copies of the applicant’s national ID Card, academic certificates and testimonials so as to be received on or before Wednesday 13th November, 2013 to the address below. 
All envelopes/applications should bear the job reference number clearly marked:-
The Director General
Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA),
Blue Shield Towers, 6th Floor, Hospital Hill Road
P O Box 48151 – 00100, 
Nairobi

KeRRA is an equal opportunity Employer. 
Any form of canvassing shall lead to disqualification. 
Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.
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