The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority

    Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA), is a state corporation under the KEMSA Act 2013 and the Miscellaneous Act 2015 whose mandate is primarily to procure, warehouse and distribute drugs and medical supplies to prescribed public health programmes, the national strategic stock reserve, prescribed essential health packages, national referral hospitals and county public hospitals.

    Reports To The Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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    Job Purpose Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will be
    responsible for the provision of overall strategic management of
    supply chain activities; procurements, contracts, disposal
    processes, inventory control, asset management and to render
    procurement professional advice to the Authority.

    1. Scope of Work /Duties /Responsibilities

    1.1. Overseeing implementation of public procurement policies, regulations
    procedures and guidelines;

    1.2. Monitoring compliance with public procurement and asset disposal act,
    2015, and regulations; process tender for procurement of goods and
    services as per laid down policies and procedures;

    1.3. Reviewing approved orders and requisitions;

    1.4. Coordinating with legal and user departments in drawing and managing
    procurement contracts;

    1.5. Overseeing development of procurement plans in liaison with users and
    as per the requirements and facilitate execution; and implementing of e
    procurement strategies;

    1.6. Ensuring provision of secretariat services to the procurement committees;

    1.7. Coordinating the disposal of unserviceable stores as per the established

    1.8. Ensuring maintenance of manual and computerized database of
    procurement transactions at the Authority;

    1.9. Monitoring development and implementation of procurement systems for
    security and safe custody of the Authority’s assets; and

    1.10. Ensuring maintenance of assets register as per the procurement and
    assets disposal act.

    2. Qualifications

    2.1. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain
    Management, Procurement and Logistics, Commerce, Business
    Administration, Economics, or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized

    2.2. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain
    Management, Procurement, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics
    or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

    2.3. Be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or Certified
    Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) in good standing.

    2.4. Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized

    2.5. Certificate in Management Course from a recognized institution;

    2.6. Proficiency in computer applications;

    2.7. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;

    2.8. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

    To apply for this job please visit www.careers.kemsa.co.ke.

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