KenTrade – Supply Chain Management Assistant.

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Job Title: Supply Chain
Management Assistant

Reports to: Manager, Supply Chain Management

Duration: Six (6) months (renewable once)

Purpose for the Job

To provide support in sourcing and procuring goods and services for the Agency in a timely and costeffective manner while ensuring compliance to the laid down procurement law, policies and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

i. Receive and Issue goods;
ii. Update the stores records both manually and on the ERP;

iii. Participate in quotation opening;

iv. Provide secretariat services to evaluation committees;

v. Secretary to Inspection and Acceptance Committees for all procurements below Kshs. 500,000.00;

vi. Consolidate items for disposal as forwarded from user departments;

vii. Carry out periodic stock taking;

viii. Ensure that procurement documents are properly filed, and records kept as required;

ix. Forward supplier Invoices to Finance Department for payment, and follow up of the same;

x. Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.

Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

i. A Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing and Supplies from a reputable institution; or a bachelor’s degree in any other relevant field with a diploma in Purchasing and Supplies from a reputable institution;

ii. Must be a registered member of KISM;

iii. Certificate in Computer Applications/ Proof of proficiency in computer applications;

At least one (1) year experience in procurement in a publicsector organization will be an added advantage;
v. Meets the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

How to Apply

Candidates interested in these positions are also expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application copy of Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal investigations (CID).

Shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain and submit copies of the following valid documents;

  • Annual Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
  • Clearance from a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit their application letter, curriculum vitae (that contains details of qualifications, work experience, email and telephone contacts including names, telephone and email contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the candidates’ previous work experience) and copies of all certificates & relevant testimonials.


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  • Biodata – general contact information about the applicant
  • Academic qualifications – with the respective certificates attached;
  • Professional qualifications – with the respective certificates attached;
  • Membership to professional bodies – with membership certificates attached;
  • Employment history – record of previous employers
  • Referees
  • Attach application letter, CV & Chapter 6 Requirements
  • Input current and expected salary;

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All applications must be received not later than October 24, 2021

KenTrade values diversity therefore women and persons with disability (PWD) are strongly encouraged to apply




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