Head, Supply Chain

at National Hospital Insurance Fund
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted September 14, 2020
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES

Description

REF NO. NHIF/HSC/006/20

We    are   looking for   an   experienced and    motivated Head of   Supply Chain to   join    our    team. You    will    report to   the   CEO and  be  responsible  for  the  procurement  of  products,  services  and  goods  by  identifying  potential  supplier  sources,  screening them and negotiating favorable payment terms in compliance with the provisions of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015.

JOB PROFILE

  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Collaborate with key    management persons to   ensure clarity of   the    specifications and    expectations of   the organization
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Keep detailed records, generate reports, and    develop presentations to   help    management understand the   logistics perspective.
  • Build relationships within the Fund and with external parties, such as suppliers or distributors.
  • Collaborate with others from diverse backgrounds in order to identify problems and find solutions.

Key Competences

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Supplier Relationship Management Skills
  • Financial Acumen toapply  a  broad  understanding  of  financial  management  principals  to  ensure  decisions  are  fiscally responsible and based on procurement budget.•  Talented in negotiation and networking
  • Technology Skills to   embrace new    software and    tools on   a  daily basis and    prepared to   learn about and    implement new technology.
  • Hands on   experience with    supply chain management software (such as  SAP    MM,    AP   Modules, SAP    Plant Maintenance, etc.)
  • Strong  interpersonal and communication and time management  skills

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • A    of  a  Bachelor’s Degree in  any    of  the   following fields; Procurement and    Supplies, Stores and    Inventory Management, Commerce, Economics, or any other relevant field from a recognized university;
  • A Master’s degree is a strong  added advantage
  • Possess a  post    graduate Certification in  Procurement/Supply Chain Management from Kenya Institute of   Supply Chain Management (KISM) and a member in good standing with a valid practicing certificate.
  • Have relevant experience of not less than nine (9) years in Supply Chain three (3) years at managerial level.

Applying Instructions

We appreciate your application and advise that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted and invited for interview. Each application should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae. copies of relevant academic and professional certificates. testimonials, national ID and other relevant supporting documents and submitted through snrrecruitment@nhif.or.ke to The Chief Executive Officer by 16th September, 2020.
All applications should be clearly marked -Position Title and Reference Number on the subject line.

Note:

Applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority:
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission:
  • Any of the Registered Credit Reference Bureaus: and
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (Police Clearance certificate).
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