Busia County Senior Supply Chain Management Officer Job


The Busia County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions in the Department of Health and Sanitation in accordance with Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b) of the County Governments Act, 2012.

Senior Supply Chain Management Officer

Job Group ā€˜Lā€˜
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To head the procurement unit in the department;
  • Ensuring compliance with the Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations;
  • Planning and coordinating of supply chain activities in such areas as procurement, warehousing, distribution, fleet management;
  • Arranging the disposal of idle/obsolete stores and equipment;
  • Undertaking market surveys and research;
  • Preparing procurement plans; undertaking store inventory and store control;
  • Processing departmental tenders;
  • Liaising with the County Tendering Committee on Procurement matters;
  • Responding to audit queries promptly;
  • Supervising the procurement staff and
  • Secretary to the Departmental Tender Committee.

Requirements for Appointment

  • For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
  • Served in the grade of Supply Chain Management Officer (I) or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • A Diploma in Supplies Management or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer application packages;
  • A management course lasting not less than three (3) weeks; OR
  • A bachelor degree in any of the following:-commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing, Law or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Be registered with Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or any other recognized international professional body and
  • Supervision of staff in the procurement /supplies section

Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
How to Apply

Applicants are expected to specify the positions applied for. All applications should be addressed to The Secretary,
County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box Private Bag ā€“ 50400,
Busia, Kenya and should reach on or before 16th October, 2015.