Marie Stopes Kenya Director of Procurement, Logistics and Security Job Vacancy

Jul 8, 2017

Sheer Logic is seeking to engage a dynamic individual for the Director of Procurement, Logistics and Security position for our client Marie Stopes Kenya.

Key Result Areas
  • Strategically lead on procurement, purchasing and supply chain processes within MSK;
  • To ensure the smooth running of end to end supply chain operations at a central, service delivery and regional levels (procurement, purchasing, regulatory, quality assurance and inventory management);
  • Implement internal business processes and dissemination of best practice across programme functions;
  • Provide leadership in issuance of tenders, bid analysis and selection of contractors / suppliers in conformity with procurement guidelines and MSK standard operating procedures;
  • Ensure compliance with donor procurement guidelines;
  • Give strategic leadership and support to Fleet management team and ensure that the organisation's fleet of vehicles is managed efficiently and effectively;
  • Ensure that proper records of vehicles, maintenance schedules, fuel consumption patterns, wear-and-tear are kept;
  • Ensure that a functional logbook system is maintained for the fleet to ensure accountability for mileages covered, purpose of travel and proper authorisation;
  • Manage safety and security in the workplace across MSK core service delivery channels;
  • Manage recruitment, performance monitoring, team motivation, and talent development within the procurement/logistics and security department, in coordination with the Director People and Development.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Commerce / Purchasing & Supply
  • Post Graduate will be an advantage
  • Other professional qualifications, ideally membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) is desirable.
Key Skills
  • Significant experience in a similar position at senior management level, with ideally both NGO and private sector exposure;
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain management;
  • Ability to perform under pressure, handle heavy workloads; and meet stringent reporting deadlines;
  • Strategic thinker, excellent analytical skills;
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills Excellent leadership and management aptitude leading diverse teams at a distance Organisation and communication skills; and
  • Cross-functional team player.
How to Apply
Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to:  on or before 15th  July 2017.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
NB: Please clearly indicate in the subject line as “Director of Procurement”

Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity Employer


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