1. PROCURMENT OFFICER (ON CONTRACT) – REF: PO/SIT2019

The job incumbent will:

  1. report to the Chief Finance Officer.

  2. be responsible for the: (a) Procurement Section of the SIT Group; (b) setting up of a computerized system pertaining to the Procurement; and (c) implementation of an e-procurement system.

Duties

  1. To ensure that the Procurement Section is being managed effectively and efficiently.
  2. To implement and manage a computerised system pertaining to procurement and an e-procurement system for the SIT Group.
  3. To ensure that the provisions of the Public Procurement Act and Regulations and Procurement Guidelines are complied with in all matters regarding procurement and award of Contracts.
  4. To guide and supervise the Procurement Section of SIT Group on procurement matters.
  5. To prepare and scrutinize bidding documents for specialised large and complex projects of SIT Group and ascertain that the estimated costs and procurement plans are realistic.
  6. To receive, register and open bids deposited in the Tender Box as per established procedures.
  7. To register all bids received at Opening of Bids, prepare Minutes of Proceedings and list of bids received for official records.
  8. To assist: (a) Management in setting the team of evaluators, arranging for pre-evaluation meetings with Evaluators and preparing brief and Gantt Chart for monitoring of time allocated for evaluation; (b) the Bid Evaluation Committee during the evaluation and ensure that the procedures are in line with guidelines established; (c) Management in scrutinizing bid evaluation reports and the recommendation of the Bid Evaluation Committee prior to submission to Board for a decision; and (d) in the preparation and publication of periodic reports. (e) Management in dealing with audit/other queries related to procurement and supply issues.
  9. To arrange for the publication of bid documents and bid notices.
  10. To ensure that payments of Evaluators are made as per standing instruction of the SIT Group.
  11. To prepare Board Papers pertaining to procurement of goods/services. (xii) To perform other duties related to the main duties listed above or to the delivery of the output and results expected from the Procurement Officer and/or cognate duties as may be assigned by the Chief Finance Officer.

    NOTE: The Procurement Officer may be required to work outside normal working hours.

 

Closing date
Friday 20 Setember 2019 at 16:30hrs

 

Mode of application
Candidates should send their applications duly accompanied by photocopies of their certificates/references and curriculum vitae by registered post to the

Team Leader Human Resource
Sugar Investment Trust
Groud Floor, NG Tower
Ebene 72201


Shortlisted candidates may be requested to submit a character certificate.

Salary in respect of the above mentioned post will be negotiable.

Envelopes should be referenced with respective post on the top left corner.


Notes

  • Late applications and applications sent by email will not be considered.
  • Only the best candidates will be called for an interview.
  • SIT reservces the right not to make any appointment following this advertisement.