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Head of Procurement- Kenya Power



1 week ago

Job Description

The Head of Procurement will be responsible for providing oversight of the procurement function to ensure value for money on all procured items, quality service delivery and support other functions within the Fund to achieve the goals effectively and efficiently. Key Responsibilities include; Formulate procurement strategies and update procurement policy and procedures. Plan for all procurement and disposal of items managed in line with the budgets. Consolidating procurement items ensuring that delivery is done as per the users’ needs. Monitor all procurements are processed within budget lines and advising users on unbudgeted and exceeded budgets items. Proactively build, develop and maintain valuable relationships with key stakeholders and vendors. Monitor the market and vendor bases for emerging services and trends for potential opportunities and advise management accordingly. Implement/execute the decisions of the Evaluation Committee and in all Fund procurement.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Strong leadership skills to foster teamwork; develop and motivate staff, ability to provide direction, guidance, momentum and vision in order to achieve the Fund’s objectives
  2. Demonstrated business acumen – able to create strategy and actions that impact business success
  3. Ability to be forward thinking and use technology and other modern tools to drive decision making and implementation
  4. Professionalism and integrity
  5. Risk awareness and focus – demonstrate understanding of risk management practices, standards and regulatory requirements
  6. Ability to lead, influence and drive change initiatives in support of business strategies

Education + Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain Management or a related field from a recognized University