Procurement Officer Job in Kenya – Kikuyu Water Company

Kikuyu Water Company is a Water Company operating in Kiambu County and fully owned by the County Government of Kiambu.

Kikuyu Water Company has the following vacancy that they would wish to fill;


One Position

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

Key Duties and Responsibilities

a) Coordinating the implementation and or review of the Company’s policies and procedures, and in particular, the Company’s procurement policy;

b) Assisting in the development of the company’s procurement plan in accordance with statutory and company expectations;

c) Advising the company’s staff on appropriate procurement and bid evaluation procedures;

d) Advising on procurement of various goods, works and services in accordance with the Company’s Procurement policies and procedures.

e) Assisting in the review and update of Company procurement policies in accordance with the needs of the Company and align to the relevant laws.

f) Maintaining and updating the procurement records including files, supplier/contractor databases, contract documents, orders and other correspondence as required;

g) Receiving approved requisitions, prepare and dispatch local purchase and service orders (LPOs and LSOs) as needed for provisions and follow up to ensure timely delivery;

h) Ensuring quality products and services are sourced and supplied at the best prices and on time;

i) Assisting in the preparation of bidding and contract documents;

j) Procuring goods and services efficiently and ethically;

k) Ensuring effective control and monitoring of goods and services and monitor stock costs;

l) Developing sound partnerships with suppliers, clients and key stakeholders;

m) Demonstrating expertise in leadership and management.

Requirements for Appointment:

a) Holds a diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management or equivalent qualification. A Degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management or its equivalent will be an added advantage;

b) Minimum of four (4) years’ relevant working experience;

c) Membership of a professional body (KISM);

d) Good knowledge of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2016 and Regulations;

e) Familiarity with donor procurement procedures will be an added advantage;

f) Be proficient in computer; and

g) Have a demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Application Procedures

Kikuyu Water Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and is seeking to recruit suitable qualified persons to fill the above position. The details of the vacancy is set out herein.

Any interested person is requested to adhere to the following application procedures:

(a) In line with the Covid Protocols, all applications shall be submitted online. Any hand delivered application shall be rejected.

(b) An application shall clearly state the post applied for. However, where a post is vacant in two Companies, an application in either of the Company will suffice.

(c) An applicant shall, in addition to submitting the application letter, attach the CV, certificates and relevant testimonials.

(d) An applicant shall show evidence of compliance with the Constitutional Requirements by submitting clearance certificates from;

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption commission;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Credit Reference Bureau;
  • Criminal Investigation Department; and
  • Kenya Revenue Authority.

(f) Applications shall be addressed to the Managing Director of the respective Company and should reach the relevant email on or before 22nd January 2021.

(g) The following are the relevant email for this purpose:

Kikuyu Water Company Limited

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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Updated: January 6, 2021 — 8:05 am