Public Procurement Policy Department


(1) Advice the Minister and Permanent Secretary/Treasury on Policy matters related to Supply Chain Management Personnel;

(2) Administration and Development of the Scheme of Service for Supply Chain Management Personnel;

(3) Responsible for policy development and interpretation on Supply Chain Management laws and regulations;

(4) Provide guidance in the overall Supply Chain Management;

(5) Issue administrative guidelines on the interpretation and implementation of the Supply Chain Management laws and other statutes as they relate to the Government;

(6) Introduction of modern management techniques and approaches in the field of Supply Chain Management in public sector;

(7) Ensures that the public sector implements e-government strategies;

(8) Provide guidance and research and development as relates to Supply Chain Management;

(9) Represent the Permanent Secretary/Treasury in Board meetings in organizations dealing in procurement matters e.g. Kenya National Bureau of Standards Committee (KEBS), Kenya Medical Supply Agency (KEMSA) and Public Procurement Oversight Authority (PPOA) among others;

(10) Advice on procurement reviews filed against Ministries at the Public Review and Advisory Board and facilitate implementation of the decisions thereof in consultation with PPOA;

(11) Responsible for planning, co-ordination, designing and implementation of supply chain systems in Government;

(12) Advise on Personnel Establishment of Procurement Staff and Handling of Inter-ministerial Postings of Supply Chain Management Personnel;

(13) Carry out Monitoring, Evaluation and Supplies Management inspections in Procuring Entities;

(14) Oversee and Co-coordinate in Consultation of with PSC, KISM and DPM the Public Sector Purchasing and Supply Management examinations Programmes;

(15) Implementation of the Procurement Module in the IFMIS systems in Government;

(16) Co-ordinate activities of supplies Branch with respect to consultation buying and framework contracting for common user items;

(17) Participate in negotiations of donor funded projects involving Procurement Funding;

(18) Treasury’s representative at  the Public Service Commission meetings on Recruitment of Supply Chain Management Personnel;

(19) Public Private Partnerships, Design Competition and Concessioning;

(20) A.I.E. holder of the Departments Budget;

(21) Implementation of inventory management information system;

(22) Any other duties assigned by the Permanent Secretary/Treasury