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Procurement Officer

Code: 00292017
Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 13 March 2017
Friday, 24 March 2017
Department: Chief Executive Office
Job Type:
Job Information:

Job Purpose:

To ensure value for Money (VFM) for all procurements and disposal needs of the Authority through efficient and effective systems in compliance with the applicable legal framework.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Develop and update the procurement and disposal plans of the Authority in accordance with the PPDA Act and other relevant laws.
  2. Manage procurement and disposal activities through an effective and efficient procurement system that complies with the PPDA Act and other relevant laws.
  3. Develop tender documents for tendering of energy development projects/sites and technically analyze/evaluate tender bids for competitive selection of licensees.
  4. Develop and regularly update the list of pre-qualified suppliers.
  5. Implement decisions of the contracts committee.
  6. Maintain and keep all the procurement and disposal records of the Authority.
  7. Prepare bid documents and contract documents with respect to procurement requirements of the Authority.
  8. Prepare periodic reports for the Contracts Committee, the PPDA and other relevant organizations.
  9. Enter data into the Government Procurement Portal (GPP) system.
  10. Any other official duties as may be reasonably assigned by the Supervisor or Management.

Qualifications, Experience and Age Limit:

  1.  An Honors Degree in Business Administration, Procurement and Supply Chain Management or any other business related degree.
  2. Should be computer literate.
  3. Should be 25 years and not more than 35 years of age.
  4. Must have at least one year experience of working in a procurement unit.

Essential competencies and attributes:

  1. Must be of high moral character with a high degree of integrity.
  2. Must be performance oriented.
  3. Must be computer literate.
  4. Must be conversant with the GPP system.
  5. Must be a team player.
  6. Must have good analytical skills.
  7. Must have good communication skills.
  8. Must have good Interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:

Applicants should submit their application letters and enclose copies of:

  • Relevant transcripts and certificates
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (indicating daytime telephone number (s) and email address and daytime telephone numbers and email addresses of three Referees).

Applications should be delivered preferably by recorded delivery, addressed to:


To reach the above address by 24thMarch 2017, 5.00 pm; Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum requirements need not  apply.

N. B. Members of the Electricity Regulatory Authority or Staff of the ERA Secretariat shall not be accepted as referees. Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification. ERA is an equal opportunities employer.

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