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Temporary Procurement Officer-Ex Ante

Company SADC
Reference # SADC/04/2021
Published 14/09/2021
Contract Type Contract
6 Months
Salary $ 3,400.75 - 3,400.75 Monthly
Location Gaborone, South East, Botswana
Duration 6 Months
Introduction
The SADC Secretariat invites suitably qualified, experienced, innovative, result ori-ented and self-driven individuals who are citizens of Botswana or SADC Citizens with the right to work and live in Botswana, to apply for the following position ten-able at SADC Secretariat Headquarters

Please note that this is a temporary position for a period of six (6) months.
Job Functions Procurement
Industries Regional Integration
Specification
Job Purpose:
Under the Supervision of Senior Procurement Officer Ex-Ante, the incumbent will undertake ex-ante audit and control on the procurement for goods and services. Su-pervise the work of a team falling under this position
Main duties and responsibilities
•Provide procurement expert advice and guidance on all aspects of procurement functions including and, on wide ranging and complex technical issues relating to institutional procurement
•Develop, execute, and administer complex procurements
•Plan and monitor quality of work output, reviewing all procurements prior to exe-cution for appropriateness, completeness and accuracy
•Work with colleagues to maximise use of resources and streamline procurement efforts, taking into account forecasts and procurement trends
•Carry out ex-ante and ex-post control to ensure that procurement procedures and contracts are legally sound
•Participate in the formulation / revision of procurement strategy, policy, proce-dures and regulations, and plans
•Deliver on job training for user departments in procurement techniques, process-es and systems
•Assist and train Requisition Units in drafting Procurement Plans and on pro-curement matters; work with them to determine procurement needs
•Assist in the development Technical Specifications and Terms of Reference, and review them for compliance with the procurement policy and regulations
•Review the eligibility, qualification, evaluation and award criteria for compliance with the procurement procedures
•Adapt procurement procedures to the needs of the Secretariat
•Prepare special reports, statistics and forecasts and carry on other assignments as required by the supervisor
•Management Staff under direct supervision
•Perform any other duties as may be assigned

Requirements
Qualifications
•At least a degree in Procurement or related field
•Having a profession qualification in procurement will be an added advantage
Experience
•At least 7-10 years’ practical experience in procurement or performing responsi-bilities with a substantial content in directing large-scale and complex procure-ment activities
•Seasoned knowledge and specialized command of all major facets of procure-ment policies and practices as applied across a wide range of technical sectors

Other relevant skills required
•Communication and presentation skills
•Interpersonal skills
•Negotiation, networking and relationship building skills
•Organisational skills (planning, budgeting, time management, work prioritisation)
•Research, analytical and problem-solving skills

Competency Requirements
•Apply interpersonal styles/methods to develop and motivate staff
•Capable of maintaining quality whilst working under pressure and adhering to deadlines
•Capacity to motivate and influence people positively and creates a climate where people want to do their best
•Conceptual and practical thinking
•Customer focused
•Decisive
•Demonstrate ability to work independently and largely unsupervised
•Maintain confidentiality and respectful of sensitive situations
•Methodical and organised, with a high level of attention to details
•Organisational awareness with an understanding of how to engage the organi-sation to get things done
•Professionalism and adherence to good work ethics
•Question conventional approaches and encourage new ideas and innovations for progress
•Resilience and personal drive, self-motivation
•Results and performance driven
•Team player

Job Closing Date 21/09/2021
   
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