Job Vacancy: Logistics and Procurement Officer 


Catholic Diocese of Kitui – Caritas Kitui is currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill in the position of a Logistics and Procurement Officer.


Under the Caritas Director and with direct supervision of the Deputy Caritas Director, the Logistics and Procurement Officer will work with a team to provide effective and efficient support through the lifecycle of projects and programmes. He/She will also be responsible for ensuring policies and procedures for all diocesan institutions, meet minimum standards against the diocesan secretariat standards threshold.

Required: Immediately 

Location: Kitui 

Closing date: 15th November, 2019


Major Responsibilities 

• Ensure that procurement is done is in a cost-effective manner, transparent and that it meets the international standards and norms of procurement.

• Ensure that all procurement in the Diocese is carried out according to Diocesan rules and ensure that the Diocese gets value for money.

• Ensure that all procurement by the Diocese meets the donor regulations

• Ensure that all assets are physically labeled and assets are added to the asset register

• Ensure asset officers in each location update the FAR and carry out monthly spot checks along with finance or project representatives.

• Maintain the inventory records and ensure they are accurate and up to date.

• Liaise with management on contracts for suppliers and services and ensure the same are executed in a timely manner.

• Organize for delivery schedules into the warehouse with the suppliers and ensure fairness to all.

• Receive all incoming supplies and ensure correct quantities, quality and correct documentation.

• In charge of health and safety for the diocesan institutions checking for fire safety, organizing for fire drills, electrical and working environment safety checks.

• Oversee any maintenance and repair works within the Diocesan Premises.

• In-charge of fleet and stores management.

• Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


• Bachelor degree in business (logistics or supply chain Option).

• Post-graduate diploma in warehouse, will be an added advantage

• Minimum of CPA part 2 qualifications

• Minimum experience of 2 years in procurement and logistics

• Be a member of a registered supply chain professional body

• Excellent planning and organizing skills be commercially astute with good analytical and problem-solving skills.

• Possess good industry knowledge and experience of government supply chain processes and procedures

• A certificate of Good Conduct – MUST

• A recommendation from Religious leader – MUST

• Must be a conversant with catholic social teachings


Qualified and interested candidates may apply online:



Letter addressed to

Human Resources officer,

P.O. Box 300 – 90200



NB: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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