Head Of Procurement

Head Of Procurement
Company:

Agricultural Finance Corporation


Head Of Procurement

Details of the offer

The job holder reports to the Managing Director. He/ She is charged with the
following responsibilities:-
Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized university;

Diploma in Procurement from a recognized institution;

At least five (5) years’ experience in procurement or supplies management in a fast paced work environment.

Must have a practicing Certificate issued by the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)

A demonstrable ability to drive organizational value through theimplementation of appropriate and diligent procurement management practices;

Have demonstrated personal integrity;

Strong leadership and management skills;

Problem solving , analytical and orientation to detail skills;

Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills;

Excellent relationship building skills;

Ability to make critical and timely decisions in a highly sensitive environment;

Exemplary knowledge of the application of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015 and the Public Procurement and Disposal Regulations 2006;

Has had a distinguished career in their respective fields; and

Be computer literate.

Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter six of the

constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity and are thus required to submit

clearance certificates from the following institutions: -

- Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)

- Higher Education Loans Board (Clearance Certificate)

- Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good conduct)

Responsibilities

1) Coordinate the preparation of the procurement Department budget
2) Ensure that the Department is adequately resourced by professional and

competent staff including completing performance appraisals, personal

development and succession plans effectively and foster a culture in which staff

feel supported so as to deliver exceptional results; and

3) Develop, review and implement robust procurement policies and procedures as

to ensure integrity and compliance of the Corporation’s procurement practices

with the applicable legislative framework;

4) Coordinate preparation of the Corporation’ annual procurement plan and present

to the Board for approval;

5) Manage the bi-annual pre-qualification of suppliers to ensure competitive pricing

and efficiency in the Corporation’s procurement activities;

6) Manage the Corporation’s annual tendering process of key goods and services to

ensure value for money and compliance with the Public Procurement and Asset

Disposal Act 2015;

7) Supervise the timely procurement of all requisitioned goods and services for the

Corporation to ensure efficient service delivery and value for money;

8) Manage the Corporation’s process of disposal of obsolete items in liaison with the

Disposal Committee in line with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act

2015;

9) Provide secretarial services to the Disposal Committee of the Corporation in

compliance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015;

10)Verify and recommend for approval all payments to suppliers of goods and

services to the Corporation to ensure compliance with user requirements;

11)Any other relevant work that may be assigned to the job holder from time to time.

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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