Supply Chain Management Assistant IV

at Kirinyaga County
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted April 14, 2021
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES


Kirinyaga County borders Nyeri County, Murang’a County and Embu County.It covers an area of 1,478.1 square kilometers. The county lies between 1,158 metres and 5,380 metres above sea level in the South and at the Peak of Mt. Kenya respectively. Mt. Kenya which lies on the northern side greatly influences the landscape of the county as well as other topographical features. The snow melting from the mountain forms the water tower for the rivers that drain in the county and other areas that lie south and west of the county. The county can be divided into three ecological zones; the lowland areas, the midland areas and the highlands. The county is well endowed with a thick, indigenous forest with unique types of trees covering Mt. Kenya. Mt. Kenya Forest covers 350.7 Km2 and is inhabited by a variety of wildlife including elephants, buffaloes, monkeys, bushbucks and colourful birds while the lower parts of the forest zone provides grazing land for livestock.


Job Ref: KCPSB/SCA/03/01/04/21
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Responsibilities – Job Description

  •  Assisting Supply Chain Management Services function in the day to day duties in operations and procedures;
  • Maintain and archive documents and records of the procurement and disposal activities for the required period;
  • Maintenance of Supply Chain Management relevant registers;
  • Maintenance of document issuance register;
  • Issuing and receiving of stores;
  • Implementation of Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015, Regulation 2020 and ensuring adherence to the laid down Procedures and policies;
  • Ensuring safe custody of procurement records including appropriate documentation;
  • Stock taking and inventory management;
  • Maintenance and updating of Asset register;
  • Ensuring High Professionalism and Supply Chain Management Standard;
  • Proper Inventory Management;
  • Maintaining and updating list of prequalified suppliers; and
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned to you from time to time.
  • Person

Key Requirements for Appointment

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C- with a minimum of C- in Mathematics and English or Kiswahili or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in Supply Chain Management, Procurement and Logistics; Purchasing and supplies or its approved equivalent from a recognized institution

Personal Attributes and Abilities:

  • Personal integrity, a strong commitment to openness, honesty and demonstrating tolerance and capacity to inspire trust in others;
  • Proficiency in Computer Application skills;
  • Professional and technical competence; and
  • Analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Records management skills;
  • Ability to take instructions;
  •  Transparency and honesty;
  • Technical problem solving;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Confidentiality, high integrity, attention to details and accuracy

Applying Instructions

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed

  1. Curriculum Vitae,
  2. Academic and Professional certificates,
  3. Testimonials,
  4. PIN Certificate,
  5. National Identity Card or Passport and
  6. Any other supporting documents.

Clearly indicate the position applied for, both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary
County Public Service Board
P O Box 260 - 10304

Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).

Applicants should seek clearance and attach copies or evidence thereof of the updated documents below.

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority
  2. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
  3. Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  4. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications.


Women and persons living with disabilities who meet the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.
Salary and benefits attached to these posts are as per the guidelines by Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

NB: Candidates interviewed for the Re-advertised Positions need not to apply.
The Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing Date : 16th April, 2021

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