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KETRACO Senior Manager (Supply Chain) Job in Kenya

The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a
100% state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under
the Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the
Sessional Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy. 
The Mandate of
the Company is to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain high
voltage electricity transmission infrastructure, the National
Electricity Transmission Grid and Regional Interconnectors.
 
KETRACO’s Vision is to be a world-class electricity transmission company and the leading inter-connector in Africa.

 
The
Mission of the Company is to build and operate a national electricity
transmission network that is reliable, efficient, effective, safe and
environment-friendly through innovative and best practices; and to
promote regional power trade for socio-economic development.
 
To
achieve the above mandate, KETRACO has so far completed and
commissioned 1,115.5km of transmission lines with 5000km committed and
on-going projects. 
The Company has an asset base of over
Kshs. 77 Billion. In addition, and to increase access to electricity,
KETRACO plans to construct additional 7000km of transmission lines in
the next five years.
 
In order to meet the planned growth and
improve access to electricity in Kenya, the Board of Directors of
KETRACO now wish to identify and recruit a capable officer to fill the
following Management position:
Senior Manager, Supply Chain 
(1 Post) 
Ref: KETRACO/5/1C/40/89/Vol I – B
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Senior Manager Supply Chain is responsible and accountable for managing and coordinating all aspects of procurement, inventory management and logistics, adding value to the activities of the Company by making sure procurement process is timely and based on value for money, quality and is fully compliant to all relevant public procurement regulations and guidelines.
 
Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:-
  • Overseeing the development, implementation and review of organization procurement manual, policies, plans, regulations and procedures;
  • Ensuring compliance with established and internationally recognised procurement procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines applicable in all procurement transactions;
  • Overseeing monitoring and evaluation of procured goods and services;
  • Overseeing evaluation of the performance of suppliers and contractors;
  • Overseeing supply chain management activities in such areas as fleet management, inventory and stock control, disposal of stores and equipment, evaluation of tender documents and presentation to tender committee for adjudication;
  • Ensuring payment of suppliers of goods and services;
  • Overseeing the conduct of procurement market research; and
  • Overseeing supervision, staff development and performance appraisal.
Job Specifications:
  • The right candidate will have a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible working experience with at least 6 years in a senior management/leadership position leading and managing procurement and logistics responsibilities of a large organization in the public or private sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Commerce/Business Administration (Supplies Management option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution of higher learning. The desired candidate should have a professional purchasing qualification such as CIPS and must be registered with and have a current Supplies Practitioners License from, the Kenya Institute of Supply Management;
  • Practical working knowledge and competence with purchasing management software and/or automated procurement systems, such as SAP is mandatory. A Master’s level qualification is desirable;
  • Certificate in either Corporate Governance or Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than three (3) Weeks from a recognized institution.
Terms of Service and Remuneration
 
The
appointment for this position will be for a contractual period of
four (4) years renewable subject to satisfactory performance and
delivery of set performance targets and outcomes.
The successful candidate
for the positions will be offered competitive remuneration package in
accordance with the Company guidelines.

Candidates interested in the above positions are expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya. 
Specifically,
they must obtain and submit with their application copies of clearance
certificates from the following organizations: –
  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct);
  • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
Candidates
who meet the above requirements should submit their applications so as
to reach the address shown below (clearly stating the reference in the
letter and on the envelope) by close of business on 5th August, 2016 at
5.00pm.
Applications to include CVs with details of day
time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to
take up appointment, names and contacts of three referees. 
Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials, and copy of National ID/Passport.
 
The Managing Director,
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
KAWI Complex, 4th Floor,
Popo Lane, South C, off Red Cross Road,
P.O. Box 34942 – 00100,
Nairobi.

Or emailed to: HR_Recruitment@ketraco.co.ke

KETRACO is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents/details as sought for will not be considered. 
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.


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