WHO WE ARE AND WHAT DO WE DO
Procurement department is the sole procuring agent for the Authority. We provide a wide range of procurement services which include, purchasing of goods, works and services as well as contract formation for consultancy services, road construction, maintenance and rehabilitation. We are responsible to contractors and suppliers of the Authority as well as user departments.
The department has branches in all the 10 regions headed by the procurement officers. The regional offices are mandated to procure goods, works and services to the threshold limit of 2 million shillings.ï¿½ Requirements whose value exceed two million shillings are referred to the headquarters for processing.
OBJECTIVES OF PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENT
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Reduce the overall cost of purchases/contracts by selecting the most qualified suppliers/contractors
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Achieve maximum value in each acquisition
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Support corporate objectives to provide accountability
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Minimize risk by ensuring alternative sources of supply for critical items
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Hire and train staff to develop a world class procurement practice
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Actively promote stronger supplier relationship
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Encourage use of small and medium enterprises
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Actively promote environmental conservation bypractising green procurement
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ The department should therefore be customer driven, improve cost effectiveness, flexible and make decisions faster. It should also empower operating units and focus on self improvement.
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Public procurement regulations compliance
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Financial and system audit compliance
To have strong customer orientation, total commitment to quality, cost effective operations, simplicity speed and flexibility.
To build a strong department that shall employ procurement best practices in provision of goods, work and services.
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Team spirit
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ Customer focus
- PLANNING AND CO-ORDINATION
- TENDERS AND CONTRACTS
- GOODS AND SERVICES