Crown Agents

Senior Procurement Oversight Expert

Crown Agents

Job Description

  Crown Agents are looking to speak to experienced procurement professionals to participate on an upcoming bid. The Consultant’s main responsibility is to ensure that procurement procedures funded through the donor are carried out according to the Public Procurement and Assets Disposal Act of 2017 and Procurement Regulations of 2004, and with due regard to the principles of efficiency, economy and the achievement of value for money. Procurements will be implemented in accordance with the applicable Guidelines, including no-objection requirements. In addition, the Consultant will provide limited Technical Assistance to the donor procuring entities.

Deliverables

The consultant will be responsible for the following:
  • Procurement plan
  • Quarterly procurement update
  • Technical assistance
  • Reviewing procurement plans and budget
  • Assist and train procuring entities

About you

Qualifications/experience

  • Masters’ degree in public procurement, contract Law, accounting or similar field, as applicable to the expert’s area of engagement
  • Ten years of experience practicing public Procurement Management in the Eastern, Southern, or Central Africa
  • Three previous assignments as senior expert in a procurement oversight agent capacity, each with a min. duration of three years, or similar experience
  • Fluency in English

About us

You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive Economic Growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, Humanitarian Action and Supply Chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

About what's on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

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