PPRA Senior Compliance Officer Job in Kenya

Oct 7, 2016

The Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) is established under the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015. 

The Authority’s mission is ‘To facilitate access to procurement opportunities through enabling regulations that fosters value for money for national socio - economic development’. 

Towards this end, the Authority is seeking to recruit a results oriented professional to fill the following vacant position:
Senior Compliance Officer 

Ref: CO/5/2016 

(1 Position)
  • Basic salary Ksh100,000 x 10,000 – 140,000 x 12,000 – 188,000
  • House Allowance Ksh 45,000
  • Commuter Allowance Ksh 12,000
Reporting to the manager, compliance, the Officer will 
  • handle diverse procurement issues in respect to the nature of technical goods, works and related services such as conducting performance audits for works; 
  • provide technical expertise, support and advice to procuring entities on matters related to procurement of works and building construction; 
  • assisting in preparation and review of standard bidding documents for works; 
  • review reports on variations involving technical works and related technicalities warranting variation approvals. 
In addition, the officer will be expected to initiate and coordinate partnerships and collaborations with relevant technical specialized agencies, including where related services may need to be outsourced.
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • At least six(6) years experience in supervising works projects such as, construction of roads, bridges, irrigations works or other relevant areas
  • A bachelor’s degree in building economics/quantity surveying, civil engineering or their equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Been registered with the board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors of Kenya as a quantity surveyor;
  • Certificate/transcript in MS Office suite;
  • Must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player; and
  • Ability to maintain confidence and trust regarding sensitive issues.
A professional diploma in purchasing and supply will be an added advantage.

All employees are also entitled to the following benefits:
  • Membership to Pension Scheme whose contributions levels are Employer 20% and Employee 10% of Basic Salary respectively.
  • Insurance covers on Medical Benefits (Self & family), Group Life, Group Personal Accident covers and WIBA.
How to Apply
a) Each application should be accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card / Passport, PPRA Formal Application form (CLICK HERE to download) and attach copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents.

b) All applications should be clearly marked “Application for (indicate the position applied for)’’, on the envelope and submitted on or before 21st October, 2016 in any ONE of the following ways:

(i) Hand delivered applications should be taken to the reception desk on 11th floor, National Bank Building, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi.

(ii) Posted applications should be addressed to:

Director General
Public Procurement Regulatory Authority
11th Floor, National Bank Building
P. O. Box 58535-00200,

c) Interested applicants must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenya Constitution and in addition must, get clearance from the following bodies:
(i) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority;
(ii) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board;
(iii) Self-Declaration Form acknowledged and stamped by Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
(iv) Police Clearance Certificate from the Criminal Investigation Department.
NOTE: Clearance from the above institutions will not be criteria for short listing of candidates.
However, short listed candidates will be required to provide evidence of clearance during the interviews.

If you have the required qualifications, please submit your detailed application to the address above by 21st October, 2016 quoting on the top of the envelope the job reference title for the position you are applying for.

PPRA is an equal employment provider and all Kenyans in their diversity, including persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. 

We recognize that our strength lies in the diversity of our staff.

Only the shortlisted candidates who will be contacted.

Candidates are advised that any form of canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.


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