Assistant Procurement Officer job at Kenya Power Pension Fund


  • Full Time

Website Kenya Power Pension Fund

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Reports to Procurement Officer

The role is responsible for ensuring timely acquisition of high quality goods and services and ensuring constant supply of materials, services and equipment.


Job Summary
The role is responsible for ensuring timely acquisition of high quality goods and services and ensuring constant supply of materials, services and equipment.

Key Responsibilities
• Generate Local Purchase orders (LPO) for the Fund’s purchases and forward the LPOs to the Procurement Manager for approval.
• Work with suppliers to schedule shipping and delivery times.
• Receive orders and verify that the correct items and amounts have been delivered.
• Responsible for storing received items, issue of stationery items and general store management.
• Verify current inventory levels and keep records to prevent inventory gaps. Inform the procurement officer when inventory needs to be replenished
• Review prices and product specifications from various suppliers to ensure the Fund gets the best value.
• Create and maintain purchasing files.
• Check requisition orders for accuracy.
• Attend the tender committees and tender/quotation openings
• Keep custody of bid documents, bid bonds and samples presented during evaluation of tenders.


Candidate Profile
The candidate should possess the following minimum qualification;
• A Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management
• Knowledge of procurement processes, policies and procedures
• Proficient in writing, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
• A minimum of one (1) year relevant experience in a procurement related role

In addition, the candidates should demonstrate the following personal traits and competencies:
• Interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity/inclusion.
• Creativity and innovation skills.
• Action oriented and demonstrated ability to manage priorities
• Quality focus and attention to detail.
• Professionalism and integrity in line with Kenya Power Pension Fund values.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Critical and analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Personal motivation and drive exhibited through commitment to hard work, continuous improvement and achievement of goals.
• Good customer relationship management skills (internal and external customers).
• Risk awareness and focus – demonstrate understanding of risk management practices, standards and regulatory requirements

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates are advised to visit the Fund’s website for detailed job descriptions for the roles at Applications should be submitted through email to: to be received not later than Tuesday 28th December, 2021.
Please attach your Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and other relevant testimonials indicating your current and expected gross pay, your telephone numbers, email address, names and addresses of three (3) professional referees.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo integrity and security background vetting.
Canvassing will lead to disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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