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  • Posted: Jan 28, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2021
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    Carolina for Kibera exists to develop local leaders, catalyze positive change, and alleviate poverty in the informal settlement of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. We also combine service with responsible research to inform and assist participatory development in Kibera and other informal settlements globally. By maintaining a participatory focus, continuing to ...
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    Operations Officer

    Job Description/Requirements

    Department: The operations department is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of efficiency and integrity in daily administration, logistics, procurement, asset management and IT for all field offices

    Responsible to: Head of Operations

    Responsible for: Operations Assistant, Ambulance Operators, Drivers, Procurement Intern

    Employment Type: Contractor

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    • Procurement Management:
      • Plan, develop and manage all procurement and contractual aspects related to procurement of diverse products and services with significant complexity for all Programs at CFK.
      • Develop operations systems by determining handling and storage requirements; develop, implement, enforce and evaluate policies and procedures; develop processes for receiving supplies and equipment, utilization and inventory management.
      • Prepare/oversee preparation and distribution of invitations to tender and manage/conduct all aspects of bid/proposal evaluations.
      • Identify new technologies, and products/services, evaluates and recommend potential supply sources and participate in the incorporation of research results into the procurement plan.
      • Oversee adherence to contractual agreements, recommend amendments and extensions of contracts, and advise concerned parties on contractual rights and obligations.
      • Ensure that the procurement department supports the programs efficiently in compliance with laid down policies and procedures.
      • Forecast for procurement requests on a monthly basis and submit to the Head of Operations.
    • Asset Management:
      • Record and code all new assets and keep an updated and complete asset register.
      • Schedule and conduct quarterly physical count of assets in field offices.
      • Generate monthly asset and inventory reports where all assets are located.
      • Document all lost, damaged, sold, stolen and disposed off or other as per the policy.
      • Assist in providing end of project reports on inventory and equipment lists, locations and status.
    • 3. Vehicle management:
      • Ensure that all vehicles are safe and road-worthy.
      • Issue vehicle log-sheets to drivers, compile and submit monthly usage reports.
      • Oversee fuel consumption, purchase and tracking including coordination with fuel station(s)
      • Organize regular service schedules for vehicles and maintain service schedule files.
      • Ensure security measures for vehicles such as parking, storage of keys, emergency supplies etc.
      •  Ensure that all vehicle related incident reports are completed and filed.
    • Administration:
      • Ensure adherence to CFK’s administrative and logistics procedures and staff policies by all staff.
      • Allocation of CFK owned mobile phones and Internet modems including timely settlement of bills.
      • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access and ensure safety and security standards are in place in all CFK premises.


    • A Bachelors degree in operations management, business administration, supply chain, project management or an equivalent field.
    • Professional certification/membership (KISM, CIPS) or equivalent is desirable.
    • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in operations, contract management and administration or logistics and supply chain management or related area is required.
    • Experience in the use of procurement information systems such as SAP is desirable.


    • Professionalism: Knowledge of nationally recognized procurement standards and of all phases of national procurement techniques and operations used in contracting for a diverse range of goods and services.
    • Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments and ensures timely completion of work.
    • Client oriented: Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect as well as identifying and matching clients' needs.

    Method of Application

    Send a cover letter and resume with reference PROGRAMME ACCOUNTANT/OPERATIONS OFFICER to on or before 10th February 2021.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Carolina for Kibera on to apply

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