ERC Jobs Procurement Officer


(Tenders & Contracts) Procurement Officer Jobs at The Energy Regulatory Commission

Ref. No ERC/PO/01

The Energy Regulatory Commission (the Commission) is a State Corporation established under the Energy Act, 2006. The Commission is the sector regulatory agency responsible for economic and technical regulation of electric power, renewable energy and downstream petroleum sub-sectors.

Reporting to the Head of Procurement, the role holder is responsible for providing assistance in the procurement of goods, works and services for the Commission, and ensuring procurement and supplies processes are carried out efficiently and effectively to achieve the Commission’s objectives.

Procurement Officer Job Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance to the Public Procurement & Disposal Act and Regulations;
  • Plan, coordinate and execute timely and quality procurement operations;
  • Prepare tender documents in liaison with the user departments;
  • Prepare LPO’s, LSO’s and contract agreements for all awards of goods, works and service;
  • Keeping Custody of bid bonds and release to bidders on completion of tender process;
  • Conduct periodic market survey;
  • Secretary to Tender Opening Committee, and Tender Evaluation Committee;
  • Keeping track of tenders in progress and generating status reports.

Qualifications for the Procurement Officer Job

  • A Masters degree in Procurement or related;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Commerce, Finance, Business Administration or Management from a recognized university;
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, of which one (1) year must be in Management/Senior level;
  • Proficiency in use of procurement software; and
  • Good understanding of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015.

Other Mandatory Requirements and Information for All Positions

In addition to the skills stated above, applicants shall be expected to;

  • To be excellent team players with good planning, interpersonal communication, report writing, problem solving, decision making and supervisory skills;
  • Be of high standards of integrity;
  • Have proficiency in computers and MS Office packages;
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English & Kiswahili.

How to Apply

Applicants are further required to provide a detailed CV indicating their current and previous employers, positions held, current and expected salary, names of at least three professional referees, education and professional certificates together with a copy of national identity card or passport.

All applicants’ will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and provide:

  1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  2. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  3. Tax compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  4. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and 5) Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

The Commission will offer attractive salaries and benefits to the selected candidates who can look forward to a rewarding career in a professionally run organization.

The successful candidate for the position of Head of Internal Audit & Risk shall be engaged on a three year contract, renewable based on performance. The other vacancies will be filled on permanent and pensionable terms of service.

ERC is an equal opportunity employer. Female applicants and persons living with disability and possess the required qualifications are encouraged to apply.

For more details of the job and person specifications, please visit the commission’s website or our website

Applications clearly indicating job applied for should be sent to:

The Chief Executive Officer Alpex Consulting Africa Ltd (ACAL) Riverside Drive, Victoria Office Suites Opp. Sameer Investment Ltd P.O Box 20382-00100 Nairobi, KENYA

Applications to be emailed to: [email protected], or hand delivered and inserted in the recruitment box at Alpex Consulting Africa Ltd (ACAL) offices.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 15th May 2017 by 4:00pm