Kenya National Trading Corporation – Manager, Supply Chain Management. 

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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;-



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)  

Logistics Officer

Supply Chain Management Officer

Staff in user departments

Job Profile: 

The  incumbent  shall  head  the  Supply  Chain  Division  and  provide  supply  chain  management, procurement and disposal services in line with Public Procurement & Disposal Act.

Job Specification

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.

Person Specification

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

(vi) Ethical.

How To Apply

While applying, interested candidates are also guided to check the KNTC Salary structure in our website address:

Interested candidates are hereby called upon to apply in confidence to the address below via Post Office or Hand delivery or via the Email  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.





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.




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