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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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    Director, Health Products and Technologies

    Job Ref. No KEMSA/HPT/2022/001

    Scope of Work /Duties /Responsibilities

    • Providing leadership, management and effective operation of the HPT demand forecasting, supply planning, capacity planning, warehousing, distribution, and quality assurance of HPTs
    • Developing HPT supply chain strategy and processes to deliver on KEMSA’s mandate
    • Ensuring end to end visibility of the Supplier- KEMSA- health facility stores HPT supply chain
    • Ensure the HPT supply chain processes are supporting sound financial practices and operational efficiencies.
    • Developing supply chain budget with regular monitoring of actual expenditure against forecast and identifying opportunities for improvement.
    • Coordinating the management of inventory assets and controls; annual count/cycle counting
    • Coordinating HPT demand forecasting, supply planning, warehousing, distribution, and HPT quality assurance operations
    • Ensuring warehouse, distribution operations are optimized to deliver efficient, cost-effective, and reliable products and services
    • Ensuring compliance with Good Distribution Practices (GDP);
    • Ensuring quality assurance and compliance of HPTs


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
    • Master’s Degree in the following fields Business, Health Economics, Supply Chain Management, or any other related field from a recognized institution;
    • Current registration by the Pharmacy & Poison’s board
    • Current membership with the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya
    • Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


    • A minimum period of twelve (12) years in relevant work experience and at least four (4) in a Management 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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