Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Senior Supply Chain Management Assistant (6 Months Contract).

Get a free C.V. review by sending your C.V. to or click the following link. Submit C.V.! use the subject heading REVIEW.

IMPORTANT: Read the application instructions keenly, Never pay for a job interview or application.

Click the Links Below to Get Job Updates.


a) Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities will entail:

i. taking part in sourcing, supplier evaluation/rating, inviting offers, negotiations and contracting;
ii. taking part in compiling and evaluation of Tenders;
iii. drafting communication of outcomes of procurement evaluations and service delivery;
iv. drafting of procurement and disposal programs, plans, strategies and budgets;
iinspecting utilization and stock of supplies;
v. providing support to end users on procurement guidelines; rreviewing of tender and contract documents;
vi. preparing tender opening minutes and register;
vii. safeguarding of tender documents and coding samples;
viii. reviewing preparation of technical specifications; reviewing of tender and contract documents before approval;
ix. undertaking research to support procurement decisions;
x. implementing procurement plans and processing requisitions;
xi. mentoring and guiding procurement personnel; drafting bid awards;
xii. drafting tender advertising notices; and
xiii. Verifying payment documents for goods and services delivered to the Institute by suppliers.

b) Person Specification

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

i. Minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;
ii. Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management or any other equivalent qualification from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies or any other recognized institution.
iii. Membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);
iv. Demonstrated work performance and results;
v. Proficiency in computer application; and
vi. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

c) Key skills and Competencies

i. Problem solving and analytical skills
ii. Strong Interpersonal and negotiation skills
iii. Professionalism
iv. Ethical
v. Strong communication and reporting skills
vi. Attention to detail and quality orientation skills

Terms of Employment: A six (6) months contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

All the applications to be done through KEMRI E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th May 2021 latest 5.00 p.m.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

Success! You're on the list.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Create a website or blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: