A minimum bachelor’s degree in engineering Economics Law Computer Science or any other
At least 7 years of expereince in procurement and contract management e; 3 years of which shall be in Contract management role with public sector atleast in specialist role with the donor funded project or international development agencies.
Experience and knowledge of IT sector is an advantage.
Previous experience in Donor funded projects is an advantage;
A good knowledge of Afghanistan public procurement law and guidelines and World Bank Standard Procurement Regulations;
Objectives of the Consultancy Assignment:
The objectives of this assignment are to support the PIU and the PICU with all types of contracts management agreements procurements activities under the Digital CASA Project and other programs being undertaken by MCIT.
The consultant will work under the guidance of the Project Director of Digital CASA Afghanistan Project and coordinate with other staff in Procurement Department and other Departments of MCIT. He will be accountable for ensuring that all the types of contracts under Digital CASA Afghanistan Project are done in accordance with the procurement procedures agreed upon between the World Bank and the Government of Afghanistan in an efficient and transparent manner. The consultant will also provide procurement advice and support to the Procurement department of MCIT whenever required and assigned by the PIU Director.
Scope of Work and Tasks:
Selected Consultant will execute the following tasks:
Advise Director of PIU and the PICU of Digital CASA Project on the project Contracts management and procurement issues as related to Digital CASA Afghanistan Project(called Project);
Support the PIU by being responsible for:
Preparation reviewing and updating procurement plan for the project and procurement monitoring plan for the project;
Following up on contracts with concerned government departments and the World Bank and follow up on the projects contracts regularly.
The SCMS serves as single point of contact for all official communications with contractors and shall draft/review.
The SCMS is responsible to for draft send receive and archive all official correspondence with contractors.
Ensure appropriate action is taken and the contractor’s request is responded to in a timely manner.
Track deadlines for submission of contractor reports/Invoices and to ensure reports are submitted in a timely manner.
Coordinate relevant departments to review quality and content of contractor reports for compliance with MCIT require departments and request additional information if needed.
Establish timetable for contractor report submission and communication.
Keep track of all contract activities and make sure that all the consultants suppliers and contractors are paid as per the payment schedule set in the contract.
Develop a tracker for all contracts and inform the Project Director of any deviation amendment and changes in advance.
Coordinate with providing necessary training or assistance to other Departments of MCIT on procurements and Contract Management.
Review of Request for amendment preparation of Cost Time any other amendments communicate the justification for the amendments with relevant Approving Authorities.
Assist in the preparation of PPSD and other strategic documents for Digital CASA Afghanistan Project.
Assist in the Preparing reviewing and clearing commercial aspects of bidding documents/RFPs bid evaluation short-listing technical and financial evaluations for all procurement activities required under the project;
Provide on the job training to civil servants.
Carryout any other task assigned by Project Director of Digital CASA Project.
طریقه ارسال درخواستی
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) now invites eligible Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested Consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV Brochures Description of similar assignments experience in similar conditions and availability of appropriate skills etc.).
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 edition).
Expresions of interest (Cover Letter and a detailed Resume) must be submitted by 19th of June 2021 16.00 Kabul time to [email protected]
Please write the name of this vacancy (SENIOR CONTRACT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST) in the subject-line of your email.
Applications sent later than the indicated date/time will not be considered.