Administration Department

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Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
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KISM is a national body for professionals in the practice of procurement and supplies management in Kenya. The Institute draws its mandate from the “Supplies Practitioners Management Act No.17 of 2007.” This Act provides the legal framework within which the Institute is established and operates as a corporate body promoting learning, development of best practices, and application of the same to the practice of procurement and supply chain management. This legal framework establishes the following structures to support operations of the institute:

  1. The governing “Council” comprising seven elected, qualified and experienced supplies practitioners. The Permanent Secretary of the Treasury and the Director General of the Public Procurement Oversight Authority are appointed through this statute to the Council;
  2. “Staff of the Institute” who are responsible for the day to day management of the affairs of the institute
  3. The Examinations Board which is responsible for establishment and administration of a national procurement and supplies  syllabi and examinations
  4. The “Registration Committee” admits new members, and oversees development and promotion of membership services which include capacity development;
  5. The “Disciplinary Committee” is the custodian of the professional code of ethics, it has the responsibility of promoting compliance to the code through sensitization activities and enforcement of the code in line with the Act