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Kenya National Trading Corporation (KNTC) is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperatives with a mandate to provide Procurement agency services to the Government, promote wholesale and retail trade through distribution of essential commodities within the country with flagship products including Fertilizers, Rice, Assorted Farm implements, Assorted Hardware among other general supplies. KNTC also provides Warehousing space and services to the general public besides supporting local SME’s through finding local and export markets for their products.
The Corporation seeks to recruit professionals to take up the following exciting career opportunities;-
MANAGER, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Job Title : Manager, Supply Chain Management
Job Grade : KNTC 3
Reporting to : Managing Director
Working Relationships: Principal Officer, Supply Chain Management
Senior Officer (Supply Chain Management)
Supply Chain Management Officer
Staff in user departments
The incumbent shall head the Supply Chain Division and provide supply chain management, procurement and disposal services in line with Public Procurement & Disposal Act.
The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:
(i) Developing and coordinating the preparation of annual procurement and disposal plans and their implementation;
(ii) Coordinating procurement and disposal activities in the Corporation;
(iii) Prepare contract documents for goods, works and services;
(iv) Custodian of contract documents;
(v) Liaising with the user department to ensure effective implementation of contracts for goods, works and services;
(vi) Providing secretariat to committees incidental to procurement of goods and services, and disposal of assets;
(vii) Coordinating disposal of assets activities;
(viii) Providing professional advice on procurement of goods, works and services and disposal of assets;
(ix) Preparing statutory reports to PPRA;
(x) Interpret and implement the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2015 and its regulations and other statutes, policies, rules and regulation that may impact on the Supply Chain Management;
(xi) Source for suppliers and Procure goods for trade and for administrative use
(xii) Asset disposal
(xiii) Advise the Accounting officer on public procurement and asset disposal matters
(xiv) Provide Logistics services
(xv) Develop and implement procurement and disposal plans
(xvi) Develop and implement procurement strategies and internal procedures.
(xvii) Collaborate with channel partners, such as suppliers, intermediaries, third-party service providers, and internal customers.
(xviii) Undertake market survey
(xix) Reviewing procurement needs of the Corporation;
(xx) Ensuring that staff performance appraisal is conducted; and
(xxi) Preparing and implementing the corruption prevention plan and strategies.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
(i) Have at least ten (10) years relevant work experience five (5) of which should have been in a management position;
(ii) Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Procurement, Purchasing, logistics, Business Administration, Commerce, Economics, Finance, Law, Education or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iii) Have Masters Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iv) Have Diploma in Supplies Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(v) Be a member of a professional body either KISM or CIPS in good standing;
(vi) Have a certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
(vii) Be proficient in Computer applications;
(viii) Have demonstrated professional competence and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
(ix) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
Key Competencies and skills
In addition an officer must have:
(i) Strategic thinking;
(ii) Strong communication and reporting skills;
(iii) Strong managerial skills and ability to lead teams;
(iv) Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;
(v) Interpersonal and negotiation skills; and
How To Apply
While applying, interested candidates are also guided to check the KNTC Salary structure in our website address: www.kntc.co.ke/pay-structure
Interested candidates are hereby called upon to apply in confidence to the address below via Post Office or Hand delivery or via the Email email@example.com latest 6th December, 2021 enclosing cover letter, CV with full details of education background, professional qualifications and relevant experience together with copies of testimonials, academic certificates and National Identity card.
KENYA NATIONAL TRADING CORPORATION
2ND FLOOR, KNTC COMPLEX
OFF NANYUKI ROAD, INDUSTRIAL AREA
P.O. BOX 30587 – 00100
All hardcopy applications sent through Post Office or hand delivery MUST be accompanied by a soft copy to email provided above.
KNTC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons including the Youth, Women, Persons with Disability and persons from Minority groups to apply. Only successful candidates shall be contacted for interviews and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
KNTC does NOT charge any fee at any stage of recruitment.