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Job title : Procurement Officer
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The role holder shall be responsible for evaluating suppliers, products, and services, negotiating contracts, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost- efficient and of high quality.
Provide support to the ED / COO in implementing the Authority’s procurement strategies.
Drive the implementation of the Procurement unit’s policies, systems, and procedures necessary for effective functioning of the organisation.
Contribute to the enhancement and revision of procurement policies and procedures, develop standards and criteria for the evaluation of goods, services, supplier capacity.
Improve efficiency of the procurement processes by supporting the establishment of necessary measures to automate and optimize all processes within the organization.
Ensure proper application of procurement procedures ore adhered to whilst creating awareness of these procedures.
Review, record and prioritise purchasing requests and obtain additional information / documentation as may be required.
Provide support to various requisitioners in preparing specifications of goods and services; proposing
product substitutions consistent with requirements to achieve cost savings.
Collaborate with the requesting unit to review, develop, or update tender documents where
applicable (e.g. Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals, Expression of Interest, Requests for Quotation) based on the nature of the requirements and procurement involved.
Design or review and maintain a comparative table and templates to analyse financial and technical aspects of bids, drafts summaries of evaluation and reports from tendering processes for the approval by relevant authorities.
Liaise with the ED / COO to establish approaches for negotiating and coordinating all phases of negotiations with all concerned parties including the negotiation of disputes arising from contracts.
Maintain comprehensive procurement files, including solicitations, proposals, evaluations, award documents, official contracts, and correspondence on all procurements.
Act as focal point for the identification and monitoring of procurement-related risks in relevant risk registers; and provides guidance on all relevant procurement matters.
Liaise with the legal Team to ensure a11 contractual agreements ore adequately reviewed and are void of liabilities that hove negative impact on the Authority.
Qualifications, Experience and Attributes
First degree in a related discipline from a reputable university.
Minimum of seven (7 years cognate experience. Experience in coordinating high value complex multiple procurement programmes related to infrastructure projects will be on advantage.
Relevant certifications e.g. Certified Purchasing Manager will bean added advantage.
Excellent Communication skills (oral and written), Ability to prioritise and schedule tasks. Excellent negotiation and people management skills.
Excellent analysis skills.
Highly organized and extremely detailed orientation.
Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office tools.ln addition, candidates for these roles must possess the following attributes
Proven leadership and influencing skills.
Excellent networking skills, particularly relationship- building, interpersonal and communication skills. Good understanding of the NSIA mandate, regulations, and operating environment.