Tana Water Procurement Manager Jobs career in Kenya 2013

Tana Water Services Board is one of the Eight Water Services Boards created under the new Water Act 2002 with the mandate of providing economical and efficient Water and Sewerage Services within its area of jurisdiction.
The Board invites qualified personnel to fill the following vacant position:
Procurement Manager
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overseeing the overall management of procurement and supplies
  • Developing, updating and overseeing the application of appropriate quality control in procurement function
  • Processing tender documentation and applications
  • Provide technical advice and secretariat services to the Tender Committee
  • Ensure implementation of tender committee decisions
  • Ensure compliance with regulations, policies and practices in the implementation of procurement activities
  • Ensure maintenance of optimal level stocks of supplies consistent with the Board requirements
  • Supervise and train procurement personnel
  • Perform administrative and any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Executive Officer
Job Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management, Commerce or related Business Studies
  • Registered Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
  • At least 7 years experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified above, 3 years of which must have been in a management position
  • Possess strong interpersonal and negotiations skills with the ability to network and develop strong business relationships
  • Clear understanding of Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2005
  • Must be computer Literate
  • Possession of an MBA or any other relevant Post-Graduate qualification will be an added advantage
Candidates who meet the stated minimum qualifications should forward their applications with updated CVs, cell phone or day time telephone contacts, the expected salary, and three professional referees, together with copies of Academic certificates, Professional Certificates and testimonials in envelopes clearly marked “Confidential” addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer,
Tana Water Services Board,
P.O. Box 1292-10100,
or to our email: info@tanawsb.or.ke, to reach us not later than 5th April 2013. 
Any applications received after this date will not be considered.
Tana Water Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
NB: This advertisement supersedes an earlier advertisement made on 21st March 2013 in the Daily Nation newspaper.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualifications.

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