The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) was set up in 2015 as set out in the Kenya National Qualifications Framework (KNQF) act no. 22 of 2014 (and KNQF Regulations, 2018) to coordinate and harmonize the various levels of education; and to create a database of all qualifications in the country.

Supply Chain Management Officer

KNQA Grade 6

One (1) Post

Ref. No KNQA/NO.16/2020

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 54,164 to 72,695 pm

Leave Entitlement: 30 days per financial year

Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

i) Bachelor’s Degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in Procurement & Supplies Management, Business Administration, or other relevant field from a recognized institution;

ii) Proficiency in computer applications

iii) Member of professional body either KISM or CIPS; and

iv) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Key Duties and responsibilities: –

i) Sourcing for goods, works and services as per the procurement law;

ii) Raising purchase orders for goods and services for approval;

iii) Liaising with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services;

iv) Maintaining and update a list of prequalified suppliers;

v) Assisting in undertaking market surveys to ensure the Authority obtains value for money;

vi) Ensuring safe custody of all procurement’s records; and

vii) Participating in the opening quotations.

How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the above specified criteria for any of the below named positions, submit (both electronically and hard copies) of your cover letter, together with copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your updated detailed Curriculum Vitae, your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your qualifications and/or work experience to the address below and also create a profile and apply on the KNQA Employment portal –

Hard copy applications should be send to;

The Director General,
Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)
Uchumi House, 6th Floor, Aga Khan Walk
P.O Box 72635-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

Phone: +254-020-2100272.

Make your application on or before Friday, 2nd October 2020.

Please note that: KNQA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities, Women and Candidates from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals and certified copies of their National Identity Card, Academic and Professional Certificates and transcripts during interviews.