Deputy Director Supply Chain Management Vacancy

Taita Taveta County

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Senior level
Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:


4. CPSB/TTC/004/2018


Number of Posts: One (1)

Terms of Service: 5 (Five) Years Contract

(a) Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be deployed at the Directorate of Supply Chain Management to deputize the Director.

Work at this level entails:

I. Assisting the Director, Supply Chain Management Services in the day to day duties, innovation and design of Supply Chain Management Strategies and translating them into policies;

II. Introduction of systems that will facilitate effective and efficient management of Supply

Chain function;

III. Provision of guidance on the Supply Chain Management policy matters to

Ministries/Departments and Institutions;

IV. Developing a regulatory framework and standards; updating existing rules and regulations in line with the changing environment such as laws and related statutes;

V. Coordination of the administration of Scheme of Service for Supply Chain Management

Personnel; and reviewing of curriculum for the Public Sector Materials Management


VI. Must satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

In Ministries the specific duties will include implementation of Public Procurement and Disposal Act,2005 and other statues, rules and regulations and ensuring adherence to the laid down procedures, rules and regulations; analyzing the impact of Supply Chain Management policies , rules and regulations; advising the Accounting Officer on Supply Chain Management standards; assisting in procurement planning and budget preparation; advising State Corporations in the Ministry/Department on Supply Chain Management matters and interpreting of other laws and statutes that impact on Supply Chain Management matters.

(b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

(I). Served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Supply Chain Management Services JG P for a minimum period of three (3) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or relevant working experience of not less than five(5) years in a comparable relevant position in the Private Sector,

(II). Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management from a recognized university or any Business degree with a Post Graduate diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management;

(III). Master’s Degree in any of the following: – Procurement and Supply Management, Business

Administration, Commerce, Logistics and Supply Chain Management or any other relevant field from a recognized Institution (added advantage);

(IV). Attended a strategic leadership development programme from a recognized institution (added advantage); and

(V). Demonstrated professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of the Supply Chain Management function and possess through understanding of Supply Chain Management issues and emerging Supply Chain Management trends and techniques;

(VI). MUST be registered with Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);

(VII). MUST satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following key competencies:

(i) High degree of professional and administrative competence in work performance and results;

(ii) Personal integrity, a strong commitment to openness, honesty and demonstrating tolerance and capacity to inspire trust in others;

(iii) Personal responsibility and willingness to accept responsibility for own actions and outcomes;


(iv) A thorough understanding of national goals, policies and programs and ability to translate them to supply chain management.

All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO

County Public Service Board

Private Bag


Or hand delivered at the Board offices Ground floor Maghamba Plaza, Opposite Kenya Power

offices, Voi.

Important information

– Candidates must attach a clear copy of their national identity card or valid passport.

– The applications with copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should reach the County Public Service Board on or before 4.30 PM on Friday 22nd June,2018

– Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

– Youth, women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.

Candidates found canvassing will automatically be disqualified.



Dated: Friday 25th May, 2018