SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER, PROCUREMENT (1 POST)

Kenya Power is a leading power utility Company in Africa. The Company is committed to provision of reliable and affordable power to the nation. Part of its mandate is to significantly enhance electricity access in the nation within the next few years.

In line with its vision, ‘‘to provide world class power that delights our customers’’, Kenya Power seeks to recruit top talent to team up with innovative and transformative team to deliver on key milestones of service delivery for the nation and the region. To this end, the Company is seeking to fill the following position;

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/3/893 (1 post)

NB: Please click here to submit your application: https://e-stima.kplc.co.ke:8220/candidatelogin

Reporting to the General Manager, Supply Chain, the Supply Chain Manager, Procurement will be responsible for provision of procurement secretarial services and timely and cost effective availability of required goods, works and services.

The key responsibilities for this position are;

  • Implementing strategies on procurement of goods, works and services to support achievement of corporate objectives
  • Providing procurement secretarial services to the Company
  • Developing procurement plans in liaison with users and as per company goods/works/ services and financial requirements
  • Coordinating procurement of quality materials and services to support business operations
  • Complying with Public Procurement & Disposal Regulations
  • Ensuring materials procured meet tender specifications
  • Implementing purchasing schedules in liaison with user departments
  • Executing procurement contracts to ensure adequate material availability
  • Utilizing technological initiatives to improve the supply chain processes
  • Ensuring procurement operations safeguard Company interests and value for money

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced Degree will be an added advantage
  • Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies or equivalent
  • Membership of Professional bodies
  • Ten (10) years working experience,

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of supply chain regulations
  • High level of Integrity
  • Strong Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Drive for results and achievement

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke. Applications should be received not later than Friday, 21st October 2016.

While applying quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your day time telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and names and addresses of three (3) referees.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer