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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
  • Kisumu County is located in Nyanza and constitutes 7 constituencies (Kisumu East, Kisumu West, Kisumu Central,Seme, Nyando, Muhoroni and Nyakach). Mission To transform the livelihood of the people of Kisumu county on a foundation of integrity through accountable, efficient and effective leadership that invokes participation and pursuit of quality services,...
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    Principal Supply Chain Management Officer

    (Job Grade ‘Q’ CASB 04)

    V/NO. 9/2021
    Basic Salary Scale:
    Kshs.99, 900 – Kshs 133,870 p.m House Allowance: Kshs. 28,000
    Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 14,000

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:-

    • interpretation of relevant laws, regulations and policies;
    • ensuring goods and services procured by County Assembly meet tender specifications;
    • identifying, evaluating, selecting and negotiating contractual terms and prices with third party providers including suppliers;
    • developing detailed Service Level Agreements for third party providers outlining the key performance areas critical to the County Assembly;
    • monitoring third party providers’ performance to assess ability to meet quality and delivery requirements;
    • convening and providing secretarial services to the Tender Committee;
    • ensuring maintenance of updated suppliers list;
    • ensuring that planned stock levels will meet forecasted demand by monitoring stocks identify changes and determining re-order levels; and
    • providing advisory services in the procurement matters to the County Assembly including preparation of consolidated procurement and disposal plan.

    Requirement for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • Served in the grade of Supply Chain Management Officer I or a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management, Commerce (Supplies Management option), Procurement and Supplies Management, Business Administration, Logistics or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Master degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management, Commerce (Supplies Management option), Procurement and Supplies Management, Business Administration, Logistics or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in computer application;
    • Registration with a professional body and membership of good standing;
    • Valid practicing certificate; and Demonstrated managerial and administrative and professional competence in work performance and results.

    Method of Application


    All interested applicants MUST obtain and submit the following valid documents;

    1. Curriculum Vitae,
    2. Certified copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates,
    3. National Identity Card or Passport
    4. Observe Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
    5. Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority; ( KRA),
    6. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board; (HELB),
    7. Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; (EACC),
    8. Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal investigation Department; (CID); and
    9. Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

    Please Note

    1. The applicants should attach copies of their certificates and testimonials.
    2. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application, giving false or misleading information on conviction may lead to being fined or imprisoned.
    3. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
    4. CANVASSING in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    5. The Kisumu County Assembly Service Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the constitution – chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, THE MAGINALISED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
    6. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce original copies of their Identity Cards, Academic and Professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.
    7. Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letters of appointment to their current substantive post during their interview.

    Completed applications should be sent or delivered not later than Monday 12th April, 2021 at 5.00 pm to the office of the clerk and addressed to:
    P. O. BOX 86 -40100 KISUMU

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

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