3 Dec 2020

Principal Officer, Procurement at National Development Planning Commission (NDPC)

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The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) invites applications from suitably qualified persons, who are dynamic, goal-oriented and results-driven with exceptional leadership qualities for appointment to the under-mentioned positions.

Job Title: Principal Officer, Procurement

Additional Duties and Responsibilities applicable to Principal Officer, Procurement

• Scrutinise tendering arrangements and other means of obtaining competitive prices to comply with the National, Procurement, Contract and Financial procedure/rules
• Monitor contractual and procurement action, implement Contract Close-out and recommends termination where necessary
• Ensure contract compliance and performance management in the implementation of goods, works and services contracts in collaboration with clients

Qualification Required & Experience

Qualification and Experience (Principal Officers)

• Must possess a Master’s Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, IT or relevant field as applicable from a recognized Tertiary Institution
• Must have a minimum of nine (9) years post qualification working experience of which at least three (3) have been in senior management.
• Membership of a recognised and relevant professional body.
• Knowledge of human resources, management, procurement, supply chain management, information technology and systems as applicable.
• Knowledge of budget and financial management principles and practices, specifically of the Public Financial Management Act 2016, the National Labour Act, Internal Audit Agency Act and the Public Procurement Act.
• Proficiency in the use of computers and an understanding of systems management.
• Knowledge in ICT including Microsoft Office suite and statistical analysis softwares.

Competencies in (Principal Officers):

• The Labour Laws, Financial Administration, Internal Audit Agency and the Public Procurement Acts
• Leadership, Organisational, Communication, Interpersonal and Presentation Skills
• Performance Management skills
• Negotiation, Collective bargaining and lobbying skills
• project and programmes management
• ICT skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested persons who meet the above requirements should submit in an A4 size envelope the under-listed:

• Application letter
• Curriculum vitae with biographic data, contact information, names and addresses of two (2) referees
• Copies of academic and professional certificates (you will need to bring the original if you are shortlisted for an interview)
• Evidence of good standing with academic and professional institution if profession is regulated by law
• Vision statement for Director positions only on how applicant intends to respond to the constitutional mandate and mission of the Commission (2-4 pages long on A4-size paper)
• Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Applications should be submitted via post or hand-delivered to:

The Human Resources Department
National Development Planning Commission
No.13 Switchback Road
P.O. Box CT633
Cantonments-Accra

Or email to:

[email protected]

WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Closing Date: 18 December, 2020



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