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13 Apr 2021

Full-Time Chief Procurement Officer Jobs

Sunlit Centre Kenya Anywhere

Job Description

The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament, the National Museums and Heritage Act, 2006 No. 6 of 2006. NMK is a multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage.

Chief Procurement Officer

Duties and responsibilities:

The position holder will report the Director Administration and Human Resource and will be required to:

  • Head Procurement Section
  • Advice the Director Administration and Human Resource on all procurement matters
  • Co-ordinate all procurement activities
  • Supervise, monitor performance and periodically evaluate the activities of all procurement personnel in the Department
  • Institute periodical management inspections every six months to assess utilization and control of supplies
  • Initiate and develop procurement policies for the institution in line with various applicable statutory laws
  • Develop the organization’s procurement plan and manual
  • Review procurement documentations for both local and overseas orders
  • Prepare advertisement and procurement notices; analyze tender documents; prepare purchase orders as per approved tender/quotes; and prepare and submit written reports on procurement issues to the Director Administration and Human Resource
  • Any other relevant duties as assigned from time to time

Qualifications requirements

For one to be appointed to this grade, one must:

  • Have served as Senior Procurement Officer for a period of three (3) years in a reputable organization
  • Be in possession of a Masters Degree (Supplies Management Option) or its equivalent
  • Be registered by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies Management
  • Have shown merit and ability in his/her job performance
  • Have demonstrated high administrative capabilities

Salary and benefits attached to the position:

  1. Basic salary scale: 89,094-123,790; entry scale 89,094
  2. Outpatient medical allowance: 2,000
  3. Leave allowance: 12,000
  4. House allowance: 45,000
  5. Commuter allowance: 12,000
  6. Entertainment allowance: 3,500
  7. Responsibility allowance: 8,000
  8. Inpatient medical: The position holder will be entitled to inpatient medical benefits as per the existing inpatient medical scheme to cover him/her, the spouse and four children under the age of 25 years.

Duty station: Head of Planning and Strategy Department will be based at NMK headquarters in Nairobi.
Terms of service: Three (3) years renewable contract based on performance.

Job Categories: Procurement. Job Types: Full-Time.


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