23 Oct 2019

Principal Supply Chain Management Officer at National Youth Council

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For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:

  • Have Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Procurement and Supplies Management, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Have Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience


  • Have served in the grade of Senior Supply Chain Management Officer for a minimum period of three (3) Years;
  • Be Member of professional body either KISM or CIPS in good standing;
  • Have a Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Have a valid practicing license;
  • Have demonstrated professional and administrative competence as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Knowledge in ERP system will be an added advantage;
  • Have proficiency in computer application skills; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

Key competencies

  • Team player and ability to work in a collaborative manner
  • Communications and reporting skills
  • Managerial skills and ability to lead teams
  • Analytical, Interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong Report writing and presentations skills.


The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: –

  • Developing and coordinating the preparation of annual procurement and disposal plans and their implementation;
  • Coordinating procurement and disposal activities in the Commission;
  • Prepare contract documents for goods, works and services;
  • Custodian of contract documents;
  • Liaise with the user department to ensure effective implementation of contracts for goods, works and services;
  • Provide secretariat to committees’ incidental to procurement of goods and services, and disposal of assets;
  • Coordinate disposal of assets activities;
  • Provide professional opinion on procurement of goods, works and services and disposal of assets;
  • Prepare and Submit statutory reports to relevant government institutions; and
  • Reviewing procurement needs of the Council.
  • Monitoring and evaluating of procurement plans, Asset disposal and inventory management;
  • Development of Departmental Work plan and Budget;

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their application together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials. Applicants MUST attach clearance certificates from the following bodies:

Kenya Revenue Authority,

Directorate of Criminal Investigation,

Higher Education Loans Board

Ethics and AntiCorruption Commission

Credit Reference Bureau

Applications in a sealed envelope clearly indicating at the top “Application for the position of’ should be Mailed or hand delivered to:

Chief Executive Officer,

National Youth Council,

Bruce House 8th Floor

Standard Street, P.O. Box 23677-00100 Nairobi

And be received on or before 5th November, 2019

The National Youth Council is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women and PWD’s who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Qualified candidates irrespective of their gender, race, culture, religion or disability are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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