Youth Enterprise Development Fund Supply Chain Manager Job in Kenya

The Youth Enterprise Development Fund is a State Corporation under
the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs established to
address the challenge of youth unemployment in the country. 
The Fund provides loans and business development services to youth owned enterprises. 
The Fund now invites applications from dynamic, innovative and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant position:
Supply Chain Manager


Ref: SCM/1/2016

Responsible To: Chief Executive Officer

Purpose of Job: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the Supply Chain Manager, will be responsible for providing efficient and effective service to the YEDF in the successful procurement of goods services and works.
Key Responsibilities
  • Prepare documentation, undertake tender exercises and arrange the formal execution of contracts to enable goods, services and works to be supplied to customers throughout the Fund.
  • Undertake the evaluation and analysis of tenders; prepare summary reports and recommendations to facilitate the effective award of business.
  • Oversee the letting of contracts awarded to ensure that formal documentation is assembled and auctioned
  • Provide advice and guidance to all staff and Departments on contracting to ensure full compliance with policy and regulations.
  • Establish and actively monitor designated contracts to ensure customer needs are met and that supplies obligations are fully discharged.
  • Maintain effective liaison with the legal Department in respect of contract issues, ensuring that documents are legally vetted, including processing single tender applications to enable contracts for proprietary goods and services to be let.
  • Coordinate the formal vetting of prospective tenderers to determine their suitability for trading.
  • Undertake negotiation with suppliers to resolve disputes, arrange contract variations and enforce contractual obligations.
  • Monitor designated Fund contracts to provide effective support to customers during the implementation, review and renewal of such contracts
  • To be familiar with supply markets and routinely undertake supply market research and analysis to ensure that the commercial risk to the Fund is minimized, and commercial opportunities are identified.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and delivery of the annual Departmental service plan, key performance indicators, and the Fund procurement strategy
  • Must have a university degree in any of the following fields: Procurement, Business Administration, Finance, commerce, economics or strategic management or any other relevant fields,
  • Must have a master’s degree n the same field.
  • Possession of procurement professional diploma or equivalent in procurement field course
  • Be a member of KISM
  • Must have progressive work experience of 6 years dedicated to providing substantial works and service contracts.
  • Must be familiar with Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015.
The prospective candidate shall provide evidence of compliance with the following:
  • High integrity and meet the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Higher Education loan’s Board (HELB) clearance certificate
  • Certificate of Good Conduct (Criminal Investigation Department Clearance)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) tax compliance certificate
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption commission clearance certificate.
  • Credit Reference Bureaus clearance
How to Apply
fulfilling the requirements of the position should submit their
applications together with a detailed C.V and all relevant testimonials
stating your current position, current remuneration, expected salary,
email address, telephone contacts. 
Applicants are also
expected to provide postal address, telephone and email contacts of
three references latest on the 12th August 2016.

All applications should be addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Youth Enterprise Development Fund
P.O. Box 48610 – 00100

Youth Enterprise Development Fund is an equal opportunity employer.

Potential male and female candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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