Procurement Consultant

Location: 
Nairobi,Kenya
Contract type: 
Short term consultancy
Closing date: 
Friday, 31 January, 2020
We’re seeking the services of an independent Procurement Consultant to successfully conduct an in-depth review of the current procurement policy and practices within Options Kenya. The consultant will also develop revisions to processes where needed and establish a robust procurement framework for implementation across the organisation.
Responsibilities: 

Since 2015, Options Kenya has been implementing multiple small and large-scale programmes funded by multiple donors, each with unique contractual and compliance requirements. This, combined with Kenyan laws and Options Kenya compliance obligations, presents a complex and challenging environment in which to do business.

Options Kenya is seeking to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the procurement process, to ensure the processes are aligned with international best practice and mitigate potential risk where possible.  We are therefore seeking the services of an independent Procurement Consultant to:

-Conduct an in-depth review of the current procurement policy and practices

-Develop revisions to the processes where needed 

-Establish a robust procurement framework for implementation across the organisation.  

Person specification: 

Master’s degree in Business Management or related field;
At least 5 years relevant working experience in procurement and supply chain;
Demonstrated experience in developing procurement system for large local and/or international entities;
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of donor regulations and compliance issues related to management of donor funds;

Application process: 

To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to at Opportunities@options.co.uk

Candidates should state the role (Kenya - Procurement Consultant) in the subject header.
Closing date: 31st January 2020

Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is for guidance only. Applications will be screened upon receipt and this vacancy may be closed as soon as sufficient applicants have been received.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. Interviews may be organised directly with shortlisted applicants on a rolling basis and the position may be filled before the closing date.
Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including identification check, employment references, right to work verification, credit check and criminal record check (where appropriate).

 

Other information: 

Options is an equal opportunities employer.
Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment
We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.

Applications from Kenyan nationals are strongly encouraged, as well as candidates with the right to live and work in Kenya (priority will be given to candidates who hail from Sub-Saharian Africa

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