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Full-time Head of Procurement

at Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) in Nairobi

Head of Procurement at Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) is established under Section 3 of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Act No. 22 of 2011, pursuant to article (79) of the Constitution of Kenya. The Mandate of the Commission is to combat and prevent corruption through law enforcement, preventive measures, education and promotion of standards and best practices of Integrity, Ethics and Anti-Corruption. The Commission invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following positions;-

Reporting to the Secretary/Chief Executive Officer the job holder will be in charge of the Procurement function;

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Provide leadership in the development of sound procurement policies and strategic procedures and regulations in line with procurement law and regulations.
  • Co-ordinate Internal monitoring and evaluation of the supply chain
  • Ensure enforcement of sound procurement policies, strategies procedures and regulations
  • Directing procurement process/function to ensure transparency and cost effectiveness
  • Conduct verification and disposal of Commission’s assets
  • Ensuring quality control in goods and services procured
  • Preparing annual procurement plans
  • Designing and implementing appropriate valued added sourcing strategies
  • Maintaining a record of all suppliers pre-qualified by the Commission annually
  • Carrying out accurate market surveys to ensure Commission gets value for money at all times
  • Procurement and distribution of supplies to support core function

Qualifications, Experience and Key competencies

  • A university degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or any other related discipline
  • Post graduate diploma in Supply Chain Management from a recognized institution
  • Thorough knowledge of Public Procurement Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • Twelve (12) years of experience in a busy organization, 5 of which should be at a senior level preferably in a public institution.
  • Must be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding team management skills
  • Good IT skills to include wide experience of word documents, Excel Spreadsheets and the Sage Accpac ERP Software.
  • Excellent organizational skills

Terms and Requirements For Employment

  • Employment will initially be on contract terms, for a period of four (4) years renewable upon satisfactory performance
  • Successful candidates may be required and should be willing to work in any part of the country
  • Competitive/attractive remuneration packages will be offered
  • Applicants must be of outstanding honesty and integrity, and should be willing to be subjected to an integrity vetting process
  • Applicants must be computer-literate to be able to work in a highly computerized environment
  • Applicants MUST quote the reference number for the position applied for on the application letter and envelope
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

Important Notice:

  • In addition to the qualifications set above in each of the positions, the applicants must further obtain clearances from the following:
    1. Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (EACC)
    2. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    3. Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
    4. Director of Public Prosecutions
    5. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    6. Registration and good standing in relevant Professional Bodies

  • All short listed applicants shall be subjected to a security clearance by the National Security Intelligence Service.
  • Interested candidates who meet the set criteria should submit applications together with their updated curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials including details of day time contacts, current and expected remuneration, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the candidate’s previous work experience.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
    To be considered your application should be received by Friday 24th May 2013, addressed to:

The Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
P.O. Box 61130 00200

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