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Full-time Procurement Officer III

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

Procurement Officer III 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 Head of Procurement

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compilation of all requisitions and preparation of a Consolidated Procurement Plan for the Commission.
  • Implementation of the Procurement Plan effectively and efficiently and ensuring the organization gets value for money.
  • Designing and implementing sound stock control mechanism for the supplies function.
  • Planning and implementing perpetual stock control taking exercises
  • Effectively analyse quotations and tenders for Tender/Procurement Committee’s approval
  • Providing Secretariat Services to both the Procurement/Tender Committee.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Head of Procurement.

Qualifications, Experience and Key competencies

  • A degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management or any other related discipline
  • Diploma in Supply Chain Management from a recognized institution
  • At least five (5) years procurement experience preferably in a public institution.
  • Thorough knowledge of Public Procurement Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • Must be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Sage Accpac ERP Software.

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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