Project Officer – Procurement at The Imo State Government

The Imo State Government is implementing a World Bank Assisted Financing of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP). The project has the objective to increase access of poor to improved social and natural resources infrastructure services in a sustainable manner throughout Nigeria. This will be achieved through the provision of grant support to benefiting communities for implementation of community driven micro Projects under approved Community Development Plans (COPs).In order to commence state level implementation of Additional Financing, the position below is available for employment:Job Title: Project Officer - ProcurementLocation: ImoKey Duties and ResponsibilitiesBe responsible for procurement at the SA including procurement planning design, implementation, management and trainingBe responsible for the preparation of bid documents (inclusive technical specifications) for the acquisition of goods/services;Serve as Secretary of all evaluation fund selection of consultants and suppliers within agreed processes;Effectively manage all contracts and ensure that deliveries (quality/quantity/time) are in line with contract provisions;Ensure appropriate sanctions are applied on defaulting constructor:Provide training on procurement and community contracting to Operations Officers.Provide assistance to financial officers on contractual disbursementEnsure that CPMCs adhere to procurement procedures and guideline;Prepare and submit procurement status reports on a quarterly basis its part of financial monitoring report;Prepare evaluation reports for all evaluation of goods and services;Maintain comprehensive procurement unit cost database to be used in preparing a Project Cost Document and provide up to date information on all procurement at the SA;Ensure that procurement plans are implemented as scheduledProvide training to the communities on community contracting; andAny other duties as may be assigned General Manager. 

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