Procurement Assistant at Kenya Investment Authority (Keninvest)

Nairobi, Kenya
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND , Diploma
  • Experience4 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldProcurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain 

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Supply Chain Management/Procurement Officer, the Procurement Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Providing support in the preparation of tender and procurement documents
  • Assisting in the preparations of department work plans, procurement plans and budgets
  • Preparing, reviewing and monitoring Authority`s material and service requirements and make recommendations to the Supply Chain Management/Procurement Officer
  • Reviewing purchase requests and specifications from users to ensure that the right items/services are procured
  • Verifying quotations and tender documents for approval by the Supply Chain Management/Procurement Officer before tendering process
  • Evaluating overall price and past performance of each contractor /supplier and reporting to the Supply Chain Management/Procurement Officer for further action
  • Ensuring that Authority stock holding policy is adhered to and there is uninterrupted supply of materials to departments and the whole organization and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for appointment

  • Higher Diploma where applicable-orDiploma in any of the following fields: Supplies Management, Procurement, Supply Chain Management or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution with minimum of four (4) years’ experience in the relevant field.
  • Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results with ability to work with multigenerational staff.

Key Competences

  • Possess good oral and written communication skills including report writing;
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and competence in the work performance;
  • Be IT proficient, team player with ability to pay attention to details;
  • Have Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Compliance with Chapter 6 of the Kenyan Constitution
Successful candidate shall be required to meet the following compliance requirements and present them before engagement:

  • A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • A Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • A Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • A Clearance Certificate from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC); and
  • A Clearance Certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).