Distribution Officer at Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA)

Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA)

Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Health established under the KEMSA Act 2013 whose mandate is:
Procure, warehouse and distribute drugs and medical supplies for prescribed public health programs, the national strategic stock reserve, prescribed essential health packages and national referral hospitals …

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Distribution Officer

Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND , Diploma
Experience 5 years
Location Nairobi
Job Field Logistics&nbsp , Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain&nbsp

Reporting to the Distribution Manager, the Distribution Officer will support the department in ensuring 100% distribution reach to health facilities through appropriate co-ordination of distribution strategies.
The jobholder will have the following principal accountabilities:

Support and oversee the preparation of distribution plans for medical commodities.
Prepare and submit program reports on timely basis
Co-ordinate quarterly Third-Party Logistics Providers performance review meetings and prepare subsequent reports.
Co-ordinate data capture in Warehouse Management Program (WMS) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Handling of complaints from transporters and other stakeholders.
Co-ordinate distribution plans.
Oversee staging of loads
Facilitate submission of the Departmental Performance contract metrics and reports.
Handling of complaints and giving feedback to customers.
Supervision, performance review and training of staff
Budget preparation
Verification and processing of accountable documents in the Department.

The requisite qualifications for this position will be as follows:

Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or related studies from recognized institutions.
Diploma in Supply Chain Management.
Hands-on experience in supply chain management.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite applications (MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Knowledge of fleet management and physical distribution is an added advantage.
Five (5) years working experience in a busy environment, preferably in a supply chain set-up.

Method of Application

Successful candidates will be required to satisfy the following requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:

Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority.
Higher Education Loans Board (for University Graduates)
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance

Those interested and who meet the above requirements are invited to apply for the job.
The application should be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials addressed as below should reach the Chief Executive Officer not later than 31st January 2024.
The applicant’s envelope should quote the Reference Number of the position they are applying for.
Ag. Chief Executive Officer,
Kenya Medical Supplies Authority,
13 Commercial Street Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 47715-0010,
Attn. Director HR & Administration
‘The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Gender Equality’.
NOTE: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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