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Friday, February 24, 2017

KASNEB Procurement Officer Vacancy in Kenya

KASNEB is a professional examinations body which operates under the Accountants Act, No. 15 of 2008, the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya Act, Cap 534 of 1988 and the Investment and Financial Analysts Act, No.13 of 2015.
The mandate of KASNEB is to develop syllabuses, conduct professional, diploma and technician examinations; certify candidates in accountancy, finance, credit, governance and management, information communication technology and related disciplines; promote its qualifications globally and accredit relevant training institutions.
The vision of KASNEB is to be a world-class professional examinations body.
In keeping with current strategic needs, KASNEB seeks to recruit a suitable candidate for the following position:
Procurement Officer
Job Level 6
(1 Position)
Ref: HCA/SCM/PO/2/2017
Overall Purpose: The Procurement Officer will be responsible for processing requisitions from Divisions and Units in a timely and cost effective manner while ensuring compliance to laid down procurement rules and regulations.
Key duties and responsibilities
Reporting to the Manager, Supply Chain Management, the Procurement Officer will be responsible for:
(i) Preparing requisitions for quotations and inviting quotations.
(ii) Inviting tenders and proposals.
(iii) Opening of tenders, proposals and quotations.

(iv) Evaluating bids.
(v) Raising and issuing of Local Purchase Orders.
(vi) Expediting the orders until delivered.
(vii) Generating procurement reports.
(viii) Maintaining quotations, tender and proposal registers.
(ix) Maintaining up-to-date procurement documents and records.
(x) Undertaking periodic pre-qualification of suppliers.
(xi) Undertaking periodic market survey.
(xii) Undertaking periodic Board of Survey.
(xiii) Advising on obsolete/surplus items.
(xiv) Undertaking disposal of surplus, obsolete or unserviceable stores and assets.
(xv) Ensuring risk management within the area of operation.
(xvi) Ensuring the implementation of the Quality Management System.
(xvii) Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Academic / Professional Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
(i) Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Supplies Management, Business Administration or any other relevant discipline from a recognised university.
(ii) Professional qualification or Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Supplies Management or relevant discipline from a recognised certifying body.
(iii) Knowledge of Government IFMIS system is an added advantage.
(iv) Member in good standing of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management.
(v) A minimum of four (4) years relevant experience in a middle management position in procurement management in a large organisation and two (2) years relevant experience in Procurement or Supplies for serving officers.
Key personal attributes / functional skills
The ideal candidate should:
(i) Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
(ii) Have demonstrated leadership qualities and management capability for responsibilities at this level.
(iii) Be a team player.
(iv) Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with varied stakeholders.
(v) Have thorough knowledge of the Public Procurement and Disposal Laws and Regulations.
(vi) Be customer centric.
(vii) Demonstrate sound judgement, excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills.
(viii) Be computer literate.
(ix) Satisfy the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Application Procedure
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, academic and professional certificates, national identity card, testimonials, current and expected salary and names and addresses of three referees so as to reach the undersigned not later than Thursday, 9 March 2017.
The envelope should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and indicate the “REFERENCE NUMBER” of the position applied for and be addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer
P.O. Box 41362-00100
Nairobi, Kenya
“KASNEB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate any applicant on the basis of their ethnic background, sex, religion, disability, HIV status or marital status yet is attentive to gender, regional and ethnic balance”.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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