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Supply Chain Manager

at Recours Four Kenya
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Management
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day


Employer’s Name: Kenya Water Towers Agency (KWTA)

Job Category: Supply Chain, HR ,

1.Supply Chain Manager

This officer will be the head of supply chain unit in the Agency and will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

The successful candidate will be employed on a three (3) year employment contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Experience Requirements

A minimum period of six (6) years with at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
Possess a Master’s Degree from a recognized institution in any of the fields in (ii) above or any other relevant field.

Job Responsibilities

Plan and coordinate procurement and supply management activities in areas of procurement, inventory and asset disposal in line with the provisions of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015.
Provide advisory/professional opinion on procurement matters and asset disposal to the Accounting Officer (CEO).
Ensure timely preparation and submission of statutory procurement reports including performance reporting.
Ensure effective implementation of the annual procurement plan and inventory management.
Liaise with heads of directorates, departments and units in the Agency to identify, plan and budget for their procurement needs.
Review and regularly update supplier database for the Agency; evaluate their performance and facilitate timely payment of goods and services rendered.

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines from a recognized institution; Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration or any equivalent qualification.

Diploma in Procurement, Purchasing, Logistics or Supply Chain Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.


Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM).
Valid practicing license from Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM).
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of e-procurement and/or integrated procurement information system.
Certificate in Computer applications.
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015, procurement rules and procedures.