Deputy Director of Logistics & Procurement Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Deputy Director of Logistics & Procurement

Roles & Responsibilities

1. Leadership of a team providing all Procurement, Logistics, Warehousing and support to our client’s programmes

  • Team plans and personal objective setting ;
  • Personal performance management;
  • Service Delivery;
  • People management including team mentorship;
  • Relationship management; and
  • Corporate contribution.

2. Development, Implementation and Oversight of all procurement systems and practice

  • Development of systems and procedures;
  • Supervision of procurement activities; and
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress to the Director.

3. Development, Implementation and Oversight of all Logistics and Assets Management

  • Development of systems for assets and logs management;
  • Monitoring and oversight;
  • Determine best methods of purchase, utilizing new systems technologies as appropriate;
  • Work with internal teams and suppliers to develop emergency plans for critical supplies / services;
  • Periodically re-assess supply risks and develop corresponding mitigation plans;
  • Coordinate with Project Teams to forecast purchasing demands;
  • Ensure that Q-track is regularly updated and complies with quality for medical supplies;
  • Understand and keep abreast with new procurement trends, report to management and develop corresponding changes in procurement policies and practices;
  • Monitor internal compliance to policies, practices, use of preferred vendors, preferred items, and proper use of contract terms;
  • Negotiate supply contracts that conform to our client’s policies, seek the best package in terms of quality, price, terms, delivery, and added services;
  • Manage suppliers, – together with members of PROCOM carry out source audits, and develop alternative suppliers’ lists;
  • Manage supplier contracts;
  • Manage disposal / resale of equipment / items no longer needed; and
  • Research, identify design and implement tools, systems and best practices to achieve continuous improvement goals.

4. Development, Implementation and Oversight of all Fleet Management

  • Ensure our client’s vehicles are fully optimised and well maintained; and
  • Ensure that Track-Point is fully utilised and all vehicles tracked at all times.


  • MUST be a member of KISM/CIPS;
  • MSc Procurement, MBA or equivalent ;
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Procurement Manager, Purchasing Agent, or Buyer in a Health services delivery organization or INGO;
  • Knowledge of local supplier base and local laws and regulations;
  • Working experience with cross – functional teams; and
  • Professional qualification in Purchasing Management, Logistics, Supply Chain management or contract law.

How to Apply

Send your updated resume to by 23rd September 2018, clearly indicating the job title.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Procurement and Logistics
Updated: September 19, 2018 — 3:33 pm