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Deputy Director Procurement - Office of the Auditor-General

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Expires: 28 Jun 2024

Full Time



job Description

Applications are invited from highly competent and qualified persons to fill the following position(s) which have arisen in the Office of the Auditor-General.

Deputy Director Procurement (1)
Reporting to: Director Procurement

Job Summary
Provides guidance and technical advice regarding planning, budgeting and controlling of Procurement and Disposal of Assets function and activity of the entity to ensure value for money.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Plan and organize the procurement activities of the Office.
• Provide high level technical guidance in work requirements and methods.
• Oversee the preparation of bidding documents in compliance with Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act.
• Supervise the preparation of bidding notices and shortlist.
• Manage bidding processes including pre-bidding meetings, clarifications and the receipt and opening of Bids.
• Supervise the Office’s evaluation committee in accordance with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act.
• Manage the evaluation of bids and any post qualification negotiations.
• Superintend over the preparation of evaluation reports including contract award recommendations in accordance with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act.
• Advise the Office on procurement regulations.
• Supervise the preparation of contract documents and oversee their management.
• Submit procurement and evaluation reports to the Auditor General.
• Incorporate procurement best practices and market research.
• Supervise staff in the procurement unit.
• Conduct appraisals for members of staff in the unit.

Qualifications and Experience

• A Degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management /Purchasing and supply.
• A Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) graduate Diploma.
• A Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent will be an added advantage.
• A minimum of three (3) years’ experience at management level.
• Public Sector experience is an added advantage.

Skills, Knowledge and attributes
• A thorough understanding of the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act and other relevant statutes.
• Strong negotiation and communication skills.
• Ability to write procurement policies and procedures.
• Ability to make sound and good judgement.
• Excellent management and supervisory skills.
• Excellent computer skills including SAP.
• Must be a good team player.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and interested, please submit your application with a detailed Curriculum Vitae not later than June 28, 2024, to the following email address [email protected]
or hand deliver to No. 48 Burroughs House, Corner George Silundika and Simon Muzenda Street (4th Street).

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    Full Time

  • Expiry Date

    28 Jun 2024

  • Date Posted

    20 Jun 2024