KNEC Boss Dr. Mercy Karogo. The Council has suspended ECDE and SNE examinations that were to be done in April, 2020.
KNEC Boss Dr. Mercy Karogo.

The Kenya National Examinations Council, KNEC, has advertised vacancies to be filled in December, 2020. See the full advert below;

1.0 DEPUTY DIRECTOR, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, EC SCALE 14 (1 POST)

1.1 Job Description:

  1. Providing leadership in development and implementation of supply chain management strategies, policies and procedures;
  2. Providing secretariat services to the Committees undertaking procurement activities;
  • Applying measures to ensure integrity and professional supply chain management standards;
  1. Developing and coordinating the preparation of annual procurement and disposal plans and monitor and review their implementation;
  2. Drawing plans to integrate ICT in the Division’s operations;
  3. Devising, implementing and monitoring effective risk management strategies in the Division;
  • Coordinating procurement planning and budget preparation for the Division;
  • Devising measures to enhance partnerships with suppliers;
  1. Cascading the strategic plan and performance contract in the Division and carry out staff performance appraisals;
  2. Formulating and implementing initiatives to instill KNEC values in the Division and adopt best practices in supply chain management;
  3. Developing performance improvement strategies that are adaptive to the changing environment and technology;
  • Giving professional advice on Supply Chain Management matters whenever required;
  • Facilitating proper utilization of human and other resources in the Division;
  • Providing professional opinion on evaluation of tenders and disposal of assets to the Chief Executive Officer;

1.2 Job specification:

  1. Masters degree in Commerce, Business Administration (Supplies Management Option) from a recognized institution;
  2. Diploma in Supplies Management (CIPS) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • Must have served for a period of fifteen (15) years relevant work experience in a recognized institution;
  1. Strategic Leadership Development Program lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  2. Membership to the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);
  3. Certificate in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution.
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2.0 CHIEF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OFFICER, EC SCALE 12 (1 POST)

Job Description:

  1. Compiling the annual Corporate procurement and asset disposal plans;
  2. Implementing the annual procurement and disposal plans and prepare quarterly implementation status reports;
  • Coordinating procurement and market surveys activities;
  1. Preparing contract documents and coordinating suppliers’ performance appraisals.
  2. Liaising with the user department to ensure effective implementation of contracts for goods, works and services;
  3. Providing secretariat services to committees incidental to procurement of goods and services, and disposal of assets;
  • Overseeing periodic and annual stocktaking exercise;
  • Coordinating disposal of assets activities;
  1. Preparing periodic statutory reports;
  2. Maintaining and update pre-qualified suppliers list and contract management register;
  3. Coordinating suppliers’ performance appraisals.

Job Specification:

  1. Masters degree in Commerce, Business Administration (Supplies Management Option) from a recognized institution;
  2. Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration (Supplies Management Option) from a recognized institution;
  • Diploma in Supplies Management (CIPS) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  1. Must have served for a period of nine (9) years relevant work experience in a recognized institution;
  2. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  3. Membership to the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);
  • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
  • Certificate in computer applications;
  1. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution.

3.0 KEY COMPETENCIES, SKILLS AND ATTITUDES

  1. Integrity;
  2. Keen to details and time management skills;
  • Communication skills;
  1. Team player;
  2. Good Interpersonal skills.
  • TERMS OF OFFER

The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with

seniority and responsibilities of the position.

  • APPLICATION PROCEDURE

The candidates who meet the job requirements should fill the Application of Employment form KNEC.2A (Revised 2018) so as to reach the address shown below by close of business on 21st December, 2020 at 5.00 p.m.

The applications to include CV’s with details of day time contacts, email address, current and  expected salary(enclose latest payslip), notice period required to take up appointment where successful, clearly indicate years of experience in supply chain management field, names and contacts of three (3) professional referees. Applicants must also attach copies of academic and professional certificates and a copy of National ID.

To get the application form click here.

 Send your application to the address below;

The Chief Executive Officer

The Kenya National Examinations Council

6th Floor NHC Hse. Aga Khan Walk

P.O. Box 73598 – 00200

NAIROBI

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