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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 16, 2021
  • The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament, the National Museums and Heritage Act, 2006 No. 6 of 2006. NMK is a multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage. This is for the purposes of enhancing ...
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    Chief Procurement Officer

    Duties and responsibilities:

    The position holder will report the Director Administration and Human Resource and will be required to:

    • Head Procurement Section
    • Advice the Director Administration and Human Resource on all procurement matters
    • Co-ordinate all procurement activities
    • Supervise, monitor performance and periodically evaluate the activities of all procurement personnel in the Department
    • Institute periodical management inspections every six months to assess utilization and control of supplies
    • Initiate and develop procurement policies for the institution in line with various applicable statutory laws
    • Develop the organization’s procurement plan and manual
    • Review procurement documentations for both local and overseas orders
    • Prepare advertisement and procurement notices; analyze tender documents; prepare purchase orders as per approved tender/quotes; and prepare and submit written reports on procurement issues to the Director Administration and Human Resource
    • Any other relevant duties as assigned from time to time

    Qualifications requirements
    For one to be appointed to this grade, one must:

    • Have served as Senior Procurement Officer for a period of three (3) years in a reputable organization
    • Be in possession of a Masters Degree (Supplies Management Option) or its equivalent
    • Be registered by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies Management
    • Have shown merit and ability in his/her job performance
    • Have demonstrated high administrative capabilities

    Salary and benefits attached to the position:

    1. Basic salary scale: 89,094-123,790; entry scale 89,094
    2. Outpatient medical allowance: 2,000
    3. Leave allowance: 12,000
    4. House allowance: 45,000
    5. Commuter allowance: 12,000
    6. Entertainment allowance: 3,500
    7. Responsibility allowance: 8,000
    8. Inpatient medical: The position holder will be entitled to inpatient medical benefits as per the existing inpatient medical scheme to cover him/her, the spouse and four children under the age of 25 years.

    Duty station: Head of Planning and Strategy Department will be based at NMK headquarters in Nairobi.
    Terms of service: Three (3) years renewable contract based on performance.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested applicants may apply enclosing a detailed resume, certified copy of current pay slip, certified copies of academic and professional certificates plus testimonials, names and addresses of 3 referees (including their telephone contacts and emails). The applications should be addressed to: 

    Director General, 
    National Museums of Kenya, 
    P.O. Box 40658-00100, 

    so as to be received not later than 16th April, 2021.
    Applicants are required to submit their applications alongside clearances from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Directorate of Criminal Investigation, Credit Reference Bureau and Higher Education Loans Board.

    “NMK is an equal opportunities employer”.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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