Supply Chain Internship in Kenya

Kenya National Bureau of
Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act
(2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection,
compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical
information and its custody. It also oversees the coordination, supervision and
development of programmes within the National Statistical System.

Kenya National Bureau of
Statistics in partnership with Statistics Sweden invites applications from
suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions for
Interns/Young Statisticians:

Intern Supply Chain Management


KNBS/SCM/Intern/8/2020 Terms of Service: Temporary (12 months)

Job Purpose: Reporting to the
Assistant Manager Supply Chain Management, the Intern will participate in the
implementation of programmes and activities of the Director General’s Office
and specifically the Supply Chain Management Division.


  • Assisting in the implementation of the procurement

  • Assisting in Preparation of Request for Quotation
    documents, tender documents and contract documents;

  • Participating in Preparation of Professional

  • Ensuring implementation of ISO QMS in the

  • Assisting in updating and Maintenance of supplier
    data base and Updating pre-qualification list of suppliers- AGPO group;

  • Participating in   secretariat 
    services   in   Supply   Chain  
    Management Committees;

  • Participating in   preparation 
    of   Tender  close   and  
    opening  minutes, evaluation reports and analysis of Request for
    Quotation (RFQs);

  • Developing reports for given assignments;

  • Working closely with the Mentor, Supervisor and
    colleagues to implement programmes and activities of the Directorate;

  • Assisting in preparing for planned events and
    activities by developing and assembling information and necessary

  • Acquiring relevant skills in areas of

  • Participating in   Directorate, 
    Divisional   and  Sectional  meetings   and

  • Undertaking duties at the Headquarters and in the
    Field, as required;

  • Maintaining the required records of Internship,
    completing and submitting the records and a report at the end of the

  • Any other duties lawfully assigned by the


  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen

  • Must have attained a minimum 2nd Class Honors
    Degree in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing and Supplies Management,
    Business Management Specializing in Purchasing and Supplies Option or
    related qualifications from a recognized institution;

Additional information for

  • Should not be engaged in another organization;

  • Should not have undertaken any other internship or
    been exposed to work;

  • Experience in their area of specialization, after

  • Must be computer literate;

  • Must be available full time for the twelve months’
    duration of the program;

  • Should possess interpersonal and communication

  • Must be goal oriented and dynamic;

  • Should possess strong analytical skills;

  • Should possess unquestionable integrity; and be

  • Goal oriented, dynamic, self-driven and diligent

  • Should attach a copy of Certificate of Good
    conduct or an indication of having applied for one;

  • Take note that the monthly  stipend 
    for  Young  Statisticians  is  30, 000 and Kshs.
    25,000 for Interns.

  • Applicable statutory deductions will apply.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply
using the attached application form, provide certified copies of academic and
professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and National ID/Passport.

The reference number for
the Internship/Young Statisticians post applied for should be clearly marked on
the envelope and addressed to:-

The Director General

Kenya National Bureau of
Statistics P. O. Box 30266 – 00100

Real Towers, Upper Hill 4th
Floor, Registry section NAIROBI

Applications must be
received not later than 
9th July, 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KNBS is an equal
opportunity employer.

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