Policyholders Compensation Fund (PCF) – Assistant Manager, Supply Chain Management.

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JOB TITLE Assistant Manager, Supply Chain Management
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION/UNIT Supply Chain Management  


Responsible to the Managing Trustee for management of the Supply Chain function in the Fund.  


Specific duties and responsibilities will entail;

i) Formulating and interpreting supply chain policies, regulations and procedures;

ii) Overseeing development of work plans, procurement plans and budget for the Unit;

iii) Overseeing operationalization and implementation of all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines;

iv) Advising the Board and the management on supply chain statutes, policies and procedures;

v) Ensuring sound procurement processes are applied to all procurement transactions in the Fund;

vi) Coordinating preparation of annual procurement and disposal plans within the Fund; 

vii) Ensuring implementation of government procurement policies;

viii) Providing overall guidance on contract preparation and management;

ix) Overseeing preparation of periodic procurement reports;

x) Overseeing preparation of required tender notices and advertisements;

xi) Overseeing pre-qualification of suppliers;

xii) Coordinating disposal activities; 

xiii) Coordinating the evaluation of tender documents and presentation to the relevant committee for adjudication;

xiv) Monitoring contracts and vendor performance;

xv) Maintaining an effective stores management system;

xvi) Overseeing the provision of secretarial services to the tender opening, disposal and evaluation committees; 

xvii) Preparing and presenting Board papers; and

xviii) Assessing performance, mentoring and coaching of staff under the officer’s purview.



For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

i) Bachelor’s degree in either Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration (Supplies Management option) or Commerce (Supplies Management option)


  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Marketing option) or Commerce (Marketing option) plus a Diploma in Supply Chain Management or its equivalent from a recognized and accredited institution;

ii) Master’s degree in either Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Commerce, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized and accredited institution;

iii) Senior Management Course (SMC) or its equivalent will be an added advantage;

iv) Registered with the relevant professional body – Kenya Institute of Supplies Management/ Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies;

v) Membership with the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management;

vi) Proficiency in Computer Applications;

vii) Demonstrated outstanding professional competence and managerial administrative skills and ability. 

viii) At least eight (8) years’ relevant experience, of which, three (3) years should be at a management position.

Terms of Offer:

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the successful candidate. Successful candidates in job grades PCF2 and PCF3 will be engaged on a five (5) years contract renewable based on performance.


Suitably qualified and experienced individuals should submit applications enclosing a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copies of relevant academic and professional certificates/testimonials and a copy of National Identity Card.

The CV must at the minimum provide details of the applicant’s email address, day-time mobile telephone numbers, details of current employer, current remuneration and names and contacts of three (3) referees familiar with the applicant’s professional background and experience.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following statutory documents during the interview:

• Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority;

• Clearance Certificate from Higher Educations Loans Board;

• Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;

• Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;

• Clearance from an approved Credit Reference Bureau;

• National Identity Card.

Applicants are also notified that shortlisted candidates may have to undergo and necessary integrity background checks with relevant law enforcement institutions.

Applications, addressed to the undersigned, may be delivered at the Policyholders Compensation Fund offices at Zep Re Place, 2nd Floor, Longonot Road, Upper Hill. Please note that these should be sealed, marked “Confidential” and indicate the job reference (e.g“PCF/SD/14” for Senior Driver position). Alternatively, they may be sent by post or email to:

The Managing Trustee

Policyholders Compensation Fund

Zep-Re Place, 2nd Floor

Longonot Road, Upper Hill

P.O. Box 24203 – 00100 Nairobi, Kenya

Email: recruitment@pcf.go.ke

Applications must be received by close of business on 12th February 2021.

Important: PCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Canvasing in any manner shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.





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