Procurement Coordinator ( Short – Term Consultancy)
Contract type: Short term consultancy contract
SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization, working in Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene. Founded in the Netherlands in 1965, we have built a long-term, local presence in more than 28 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.
For more information on our operations in Kenya and SNV, visit our website: www.snv.org
SNV has been engaged by various donors to reach millions of people by executing programmes in agriculture, renewable energy and WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene). In Kenya, SNV is implementing several exciting projects in various counties in Kenya. The SNV country office is located in Nairobi but a lot of activities are implemented from field offices in Eldoret, Nanyuki, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Kericho and Kilifi.
Reporting to the Country Finance and Support Services Manager, the Procurement Coordinator will monitor and support the correct execution of the recently upgraded procurement policy.
Adopt and own SNV Kenya’s procurement policy and practices;
Adopt all related policies;
Identify and recommend on the procurement policy, procurement practices and training to build capacity gaps and strengthen the operational systems related to procurement;
Initiate and facilitate training and mentoring of staff member(s) on the procurement policy and practices;
Support procurement processes as a procurement advisor;
Support procurement processes as a procurement committee member;
Support procurement processes as a procurement officer;
Plan, monitor and report on all procurement processes;
Advise management on gaps, adherence and improvement measures.
Master’s degree in business management or related field;
Professional qualifications like CIPS or CPSP-K;
At least 5 years relevant working experience with an international non-governmental organisation;
At least 5 years relevant working experience in project organizations;
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of donor regulations and compliance issues related to management of donor funds;
Excellent communication skills.
How to apply
Please apply by clicking on the “I’M INTERESTED” tab above/below and complete your application in our in-house recruitment system before 19th March 2019 attaching your CV and Cover letter.
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NB: Kindly note that SNV Kenya does not require you to undergo any medical test prior to employment. Only shortlisted will be contacted.