Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) Jobs May 2016

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Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) is a State Corporation mandated to market Kenya’s diverse tourism products that offer both locals and visitors enriched tourism experiences.
Procurement Manager
The position of the Procurement Manager requires be filled by a qualified Kenyan who will be able to review, up-date, interpret and implement existing procurement regulations, procedures and systems; prepare and ensure implementation of the procurement manual, oversee stock control verifications and ensure efficient disposal of stores at KTB.

 

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement KTB’s Procurement strategies and policies
  • Provide strategic direction for procurement innovation to optimize KTB‘s competitive advantage both locally and internationally
  • Ensure adherence to the Public Procurement & Asset Disposal Act 2015
  • Co-ordinate the development of KTB’s Annual Procurement and Asset Disposal plans in line with the Act
  • Oversee the procurement function to ensure that all procurement is undertaken as per laid down laws, rules and regulations as may be issued from time to time vide circulars from relevant Ministries
  • Ensure timely and efficient implementation of procurement strategy and Annual Work Plans (AWP) and ensure that departmental performance targets are set and achieved
  • Ensure that KTB’s procurements and disposals are conducted in accordance with the law and ensure the preparation and submission of procurement reports to PPRA as required
  • Oversee the maintenance and safeguarding of procurement records and documents
  • Oversee stores management
  • Carry out periodic market surveys to determine and inform the placing of orders and adjudication
  • Monitor contract management by user departments to ensure implementation of contracts in accordance with terms and conditions of the contract
  • Enforce transparency and accountability in the procurement process to ensure value for money;
  • Ensure full implementation of the Quality Management System within the Procurement unit;
  • Prepare and manage the Procurement Unit budget
  • Mentor, coach and provide leadership to the Procurement Unit team.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and confidentiality
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Key Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate must possess the following
  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement / Business Administration
  • Relevant Professional qualification and membership of recognized bodies such as KISM or CIPS
  • Post Graduate diploma in purchasing and supply chain management
  • A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • 5 years’ experience with at least 3 years at senior management level.
Assistant Procurement Manager
The position of the Assistant Procurement Manager requires to be filled by a qualified Kenyan who will be responsible for acquisition of goods, services and works to enable KTB meet its various objectives.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain and update an annual list of pre-qualified suppliers for various goods & services
  • Work with users to receive briefs on technical specifications and prepare procurement documents as required
  • Prepare Local Purchase Orders and Local Supply Orders
  • Prepare, publish and distribute procurement and disposal documents including invitations to tender and prequalification documents
  • Coordinate receiving, opening and evaluation of procurements documents
  • Maintain records for various procurement activities
  • Ensure certification of invoices and payment vouchers
  • Conduct periodic and annual stock taking
  • Ensure timely delivery of goods and services
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and confidentiality
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Key Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate must possess the following
  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement / Business Administration
  • Relevant Professional qualification and membership of recognized bodies such as KISM or CIPS
  • Post Graduate diploma in purchasing and supply chain management
  • A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • 2 years relevant experience with at least 3 years at senior management level
Applicants are required to submit clearance certificates from the following institutions together with the job application:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics & Anti – Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

 

   How to Apply

   

Applicants can access advertisement and application details on KTB’s website www.magicalkenya.com/recruitment.
Applicants should either email their application and supporting documents to [email protected] or send their application and detailed CV with copies of certificates, indicating current position, qualifications, working experience, current remuneration, names of at least three (3) professional referees and day time telephone number to:
The Chief Executive Officer Kenya Tourism Board P. O. Box 30630 – 00100,
Nairobi
Applications should reach us not later than 5PM on Thursday May 26, 2016.
Only short-listed candidates shall be notified.
KTB is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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