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Procurement Officer at Laikipia University

Procurement Officer at Laikipia University

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Laikipia University is a Public Chartered University located 11 kms from Nyahururu Town along Nyahururu -Nakuru Road and 50 kms from Nakuru along Nakuru –Nyahururu road. Laikipia University is seeking to recruit suitably qualified individuals to fill the following position:

Senior Procurement Officer I Grade 13 – 1 Post Ref. No. LU/AD/4/09/19

Applicants must:

  • Be holders of Master’s degree in Procurement and Supplies Management or its equivalent from recognized Institution;
  • In addition they must have served at the level of a Senior Procurement Officer II or equivalent for at least three (3) years;
  • Must be conversant with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act and regulations;
  • Applicants must be of high integrity and able to supervise a large number of staff;
  • Be registered with Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);
  • Must be computer literate and ICT competent.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and coordination of the Procurement Services in the University. Specific Duties:

  • Supervise staff under them;
  • Responsible for planning and coordination of procurement;
  • Implementation and enforcement of University procurement regulations and procedures
  • Preparation of supplies estimates and expenditure;
  • Membership to a professional body
  • Control of supplies vote, verification and disposal of unserviceable stores;
  • Responsible for staff development and training in the department;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor;

How to Apply

Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010 and must attach the following:

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation;
  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA;
  • Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Clearance certificate from CRB.

Applicants must submit ten (10) copies of applications giving details of age, education and professional qualifications, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicants’ telephone number and email address, and enclose certified copies of certificates and testimonials and give names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicants competence and area of specialization. Applicants should request their referees to write directly to the undersigned. The name and reference number of the position for which the application is made should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:-

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (AF&P)

Laikipia University

P.O. Box 1100-20300

NYAHURURU – KENYA

So as to reach him not later than 25th September, 2019

N.B. A soft copy of the application letter and C.V. only and No other attachment should be sent by email to radmin@laikipia.ac.ke

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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