Procurement Department


  • Vision: To be a premier department in the provision of quality products and services in a timely and accurate manner while creating value for the University and its stakeholders.
  • Mission: The mission of the Procurement Department is to effectively and efficiently procure quality goods and services that add value by meeting customers' needs and expectations, at the lowest cost possible while maintaining unyielding integrity.
  • Core Values: Professionalism in carrying out duties; Integrity in dealing with customers and the general public; Transparency and accountability in all activities; Fair play in dealing with users and suppliers; Promotion of public confidence in the procurement process; and, Promotion of fair competition in procurement process.
  • Procurement Commitment: The procurement Department is committed to vigorously improve its services to users so that they, in turn become more efficient and effective in their delivery of service.
  • Procurement Quality Policy Statement: The Procurement Department is committed to providing its users, suppliers and stakeholders with goods and services that add value by meeting their needs and expectations.
  • Procurement Purpose: The purpose of procurement is to ensure that right quality; available at the right time; at the right place; in the right quantity; at the right price; right specifications subject to the availability of funds.

Role of the Procurement Department

The Procurement Department is committed to serving MUA community with timely and cost effective procurement of goods and services. The department executes the procurement mandate and also provides advisory services on procurement to the University management to ensure total compliance with the University statutes. The Procurement department is headed by the Procurement Officer who reports to the DVC (Finance, Administration and Planning).

The Procurement Department draws its guidelines from the Public Procurement and Disposal Act (2005), Public Procurement and Disposal Regulations (2006), Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and Kenya Institute of Supply Chain Management (KISM). The Procurement operations are guided by The Management University of Africa Procurement and Disposal Policy.