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  1. Job Purpose

Manager, Procurement & Logistics will be responsible for managing the procurement of works, goods and services and ensuring that stores are adequately stocked with user requirements as per their specifications.

  • Key Duties and responsibilities
  • Preparing, coordinating and facilitating implementation of annual procurement plans as per the proposed and approved budget to ensure efficiency and economy in the procurement of works, goods and services;
  • Providing leadership and supervision to the procurement staff to ensure that user works goods and services are procured within the budget as per the approved requisitions;
  • Ensuring preparation, dispatch, opening, analysing and recommendation of quotations to the tender or procurement committee as per the threshold set in the Public Procurement & Disposal Act and applicable Regulations;
  • Ensuring that stocks are replenished periodically as per user requirements and re-order levels to avoid stock outs;
  • Preparing quotation documents by receiving specifications from users and confirming adherence to requirements as per the applicable laws;
  • Monitoring supplier performance to ensure that they deliver within the required period of time;
  • Preparing documents for deliberation, approval and award letters; and
  • Liaising with users to prepare framework contracts on the items that will be required for the year and preparation of quotation documents.
  • Key Qualifications and Experience
  1. Bachelors degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement & Logistics, Business Administration (Supply Chain Management Option), Social Science or a business related field from a recognized learning institution
  2. Post graduate Diploma qualification in Supply Chain Management, Procurement & Logistics
  3. Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM), Chartered Institute of Procurement Supply (CIPS) or related professional body and in good standing
  4. A valid practicing certificate/ license
  5. At least 8 years working experience with at least 3 years in managerial/supervisory experience
  • Skills and Competencies

Teamwork, good communication, interpersonal, supervisory and analytical skills.

Terms and Conditions of Service                      

The Corporation Secretary and General Manager positions shall be for a three (3) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory performance or attainment of mandatory retirement age whichever happens earlier. The other positions will be on permanent and pensionable terms as per the provisions of the Authority’s Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual.

Documents to be submitted by the Applicants

Application letter should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), a daytime phone contact, email address, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees and copies of academic and relevant professional certificates.

Kindly note that prospective applicants can only apply for a single position which they consider themselves most suitable. Multiple applications for different positions will not be considered.

Application Criteria

The full details of the advertisement can be accessed onKAA Website under Careers Section for detailed job descriptions, requirements for appointment and instructions on how to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following clearance certificates as per the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:

(i) Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations

(ii) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

(iii) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

(iv) Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)

(v) Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

The clearance certificates should be valid and current.

The self-declaration Form from EACC should indicate the respective position that is being applied for.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates shall be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to provide original National Identity Card, Academic and Professional Certificates during the interview.

Submission of Applications

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications via electronic mail [email protected]  or in hard copy quoting the Job Reference on the Email title line or on the envelope to:.

Managing Director / CEO

Kenya Airports Authority

KAA Head Office, Airport North Road

P. O Box 19001-00501, Nairobi Kenya.

To be considered, your application must be received not later than Monday, 21st August, 2023 at 5.00pm East African Time addressed to the contact provided above.

KAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities, Minority & Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply.

Canvasing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic disqualification.


  1. Candidates who had applied for the positions of General Manager, Marketing & Business Development as per the advertisement dated 23rd July, 2021 and the September, 2021 and are still interested are encouraged to re – apply.
  2. Candidates who had applied for the positions advertised internally on 8th March, 2023 and are still interested are encouraged to re – apply.
  3. All advertisements of 23rd July, 2021, 28th September, 2021 and 8th March, 2023 have been voided.

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