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  • Posted: Sep 15, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 4, 2022
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    The Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited, Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme 2006 ("the Scheme”) was established on 1 July 2006, following the closure of the Defined Benefits (DB) Scheme on 30th June 2006. As a Defined Contributions Scheme, the Scheme is managed by a Board of Trustees whose membership is divided equally between Sponsor nominated Trustees and Member nominated Trustees. The administrative functions of the Scheme are undertaken by the Secretariat of the Defined Benefits Scheme in an arrangement whereby the DC Scheme pays an administrative fee to the DB Scheme. The Scheme was established by the Sponsor with the main objective being to provide benefits to employees (members) upon retirement or to their dependents in the event of death in service.
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    Assistant Procurement Officer- 1 Post

    Ref: KPPF/HRA-HR/1/22/10

    Key Responsibilities

    • Generate Local Purchase orders (LPO) for the Fund’s purchases and forward the LPOs to the Procurement officer for approval.
    • Work with suppliers to schedule shipping and delivery times.
    • Receive orders and verify that the correct items and amounts have been delivered.
    • Responsible for storing received items, issue of stationery items and general store management.
    • Verify current inventory levels and keep records to prevent inventory gaps. Inform the procurement officer when inventory needs to be replenished
    • Review prices and product specifications from various suppliers to ensure the Fund gets the best value.
    • Create and maintain purchasing files. 
    • Check requisition orders for accuracy.
    • Attend the tender committees and tender/quotation openings 
    • Keep custody of bid documents, bid bonds and samples presented during evaluation of tenders.

    Candidate Profile 
    The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:

    1. A Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
    2. Knowledge of procurement processes, policies, and procedures
    3. Proficient in writing, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
    4. A minimum of one (1) year relevant experience in a procurement related role
    5. In addition, the candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and 


    • Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity/inclusion.
    • Creativity and innovation skills.
    • Action oriented and demonstrated ability to manage priorities
    • Quality focus and attention to detail.
    • Professionalism and integrity in line with Kenya Power Pension Fund values.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Critical and analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Personal motivation and drive exhibited through commitment to hard work, continuous improvement, and achievement of goals.
    • Good customer relationship management skills (internal and external customers).
    • Risk awareness and focus - demonstrate understanding of risk management practices, standards, and regulatory requirements

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates are advised to visit the Fund’s website for detailed job descriptions for the roles at Applications should be submitted 
    through email to: to be received not later than Tuesday 4th,October 2022. 
    Please attach your Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and other relevant testimonials indicating your current and expected gross pay, your telephone numbers, email address, names and addresses of three (3) professional referees. 
    Successful applicants will be required to undergo integrity and security background vetting. 
    Canvassing will lead to disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    KPPF is an equal opportunity employer

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