9 Sep 2020

Procurement Assistant at Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board

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The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board is a statutory body which regulates the practice of medicine in Kenya.

The Procurement Assistant will be reporting to the Manager, Procurement Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the general control over all inventories of supplies.
  • Assist in dispatching supplies to the user departments
  • Assist Procurement Manager in Creating and Receiving Orders;
  • Assist user departments generate orders and communicate with them on developing specifications.
  • Assist in periodic physical inventory counts of items in the stores
  • Assist to fully maintain stock control records by organizing and maintaining documents of supplies received, requisitions from user departments
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of assets register
  • Ensure that all assets of the Council have been marked
  • Assist in Researching market sources and vendors to locate and ensure most cost effective and competitive pricing for the purchase of supplies and services.
  • Assist in coordination of committees on procurement activities.

Requirements For Appointment:

  • Have a diploma in procurement/supply chain management/logistics or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • A degree in procurement/supply chain management/logistics is an added advantage.
  • Proficient in computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Have a minimum of one year experience in procurement or any related field.

Core Competencies For The Position:

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Strong knowledge of bookkeeping.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Excellent time management skills


Minimum experience of 1 year in the relevant field.

All the shortlisted candidates must meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution. In this regard, the candidates should obtain clearance certificates from:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Criminal Investigation Department;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Credit Reference Bureau.

Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications enclosing certified copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of telephone contact, e-mail addresses, names and valid current contacts of three referees to:

The Human Resource Manager
The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council
P.O. Box 44839 – 00100

Or email to [email protected]

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

KMPDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and People Living with Disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date : 11th September, 2020


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