Bachelor’s degree either in Law Management/Administration Development Studies Program Management Business Administration and/or a closely related field.
Minimum of 5 years work experience is required at least three years a significant portion of which should have been gained in procurement and contracts management.
Knowledge of government context and experience with government is an asset.
Good report writing skills is essential;
The use of Microsoft Office applications is essential.
Prior experience with World Bank-funded projects would be an advantage
Strong interpersonal verbal and written communication skills.
Must have knowledge of World Bank guild line & Afghanistan’s Public Procurement Law.
Good oral and written skills in Dari Pashto and English languages;
Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment;
Frequent interaction and contact with local government and non-government colleagues
Duties & Responsibilities
The procurement Specialist is responsible for overall management of procurement related matters of the Project including but not limited to the followings:
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare an overall procurement plan of goods works and services for PMO Office under World Bank and PMO/DABS policy and working procedures; collect request/needs consolidate and incorporate in the annual procurement plan;
Ensure that procurement plan is implemented with regards to timeline;
Manage and follow up of the procurement process and ensure that all processes are in accordance with the Government Procurement Law;
Prepare tender documents (RFP’s)(RFQ’s)(SBD’s) and keep a record of all tender documents (RFP)(RFQ’s)(SBD’s) and supporting documents
Participation in the bid opening and evaluation of received proposals together with other members of the Evaluation Committee as well active participation in all procurement meetings;
Assist in preparation of contracts for procurement of goods works and services and negotiations of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with the Government Procurement Law& World Bank procedure
Monitor and regularly update the procurement plan in coordination with annual work plan of the PMO Office;
Conduct market survey or research to find general price trends while required;
Ensure that Government or donors procurement procedures as described in grant agreements are fully complied with at all stages for procurements of goods works and services under projects
Make all necessary arrangements for procuring goods works and services including finalizing purchase documents and ensuring that technical specifications of goods are in compliance with the required need of project
Prepare contracts for all consultants hired during project life
Maintain a proper records of all goods procure
Ensure transparency is maintained in overall procurement and transactions under project;
Prepare monthly and quarterly reports regarding the progress of the procurement activities
Any other related tasks given by the supervisor
Reporting to: The Procurement Specialist will report directly to the Project Manager Mazar IPP.
Interested and qualified Individuals who want to apply for the position are required to follow the below instructions:
Write Application Letter explaining your suitability for the position. Fill MEW/MSU Job Application Form. Send your Letter and Application Form in one single document (Docs/PDF). Indicate Position Title and Vacancy No. on the subject line of the Email. Only short listed candidates whose education and experiences correspond to the job requirements will be contacted for further steps. Incomplete and wrong applications will be ignored without any consideration. Ministry of Energy and Water is an equal opportunity employer. Download the Application format and Job Application Form from below links:
http://mew.gov.af/Content/Media/Documents/MEWJobApplicationForm8520171531313561458322570.doc or http://www.acbar.org/applicationform
Applicants can submit their applications hard copies to the following address:
Human Resources Section of Ministry Support Unit Ministry of Energy and Water District #7 Dar-Ul-Aman Road Kabul – Afghanistan. For further information please contact: