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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 16, 2022
  • Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Health established under the KEMSA Act 2013 whose mandate is: Procure, warehouse and distribute drugs and medical supplies for prescribed public health programs, the national strategic stock reserve, prescribed essential health packages and national referral hospitals ...
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    Deputy Director, Acquisition and Disposal

    Job Ref. No KEMSA/SCMS/2022/002

    Scope of Work /Duties /Responsibilities

    • Implementing public procurement policies, regulations procedures and guidelines;
    • Monitoring compliance with public procurement and asset disposal act, 2015, and regulations; process tender for procurement of goods and services as per laid down policies and procedures;
    • Approving orders and requisitions;
    • Coordinating with legal and user departments in drawing and managing procurement contracts;
    • Developing procurement plans in liaison with users and as per the requirements and facilitate execution; and implementing of e- procurement strategies.
    • Ensuring provision of secretariat services to the procurement committees;
    • Coordinating the disposal of unserviceable stores as per the established regulations;
    • Maintaining manual and computerized database of procurement transactions at the Authority;
    • Monitoring development and implementation of procurement systems for security and safe custody of the Authority’s assets; and
    • Ensuring maintenance of assets register as per the procurement and assets disposal act.


    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics or its equivalent qualifications from a
    • recognized institution
    • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    • Be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or Certified Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) in good standing;
    • Certificate in Management lasting not less than four (4) weeks Course from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.


    •  A minimum period of ten (10) years in relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in a Supervisory position in the Public Service or Private Sector

    Method of Application

    • Interested candidates are required to submit their duly filled application forms (available on in either hard or soft copy formats marked / referenced ‘Job Ref
    • Application for the specific Position should be stated .
    • Hard copy applications to be enclosed in plain sealed envelopes marked / referenced clearly as above.
    • Interested candidates should not indicate their names on the envelope.
    • Please note that successful candidates will be required to submit certified true copies of certificates, testimonials, a detailed CV, and MUST fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and will be required to attach copies of the requisite documents during interviews.
    • Hard Copy Applications can be submitted physically or sent via postal mail and addressed to:

    Chief Executive Officer
    Kenya Medical Supplies Authority
    Commercial Street Industrial Area
    P. O. Box 47715 – 00100

    • Soft copy applications can be sent via email to [email protected]
    • Online applications can be submitted via All applications should be submitted and received on or before: 17:00hrs on August 16, 2022.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) on to apply

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