Ghana AIDS Commission Recruits Procurement Manager

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7 Sep, 2011

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Vacancies in Ghana

The Ghana AIDS Commission has vacancy for the position of a Procurement manager and invites applications from persons with the requisite specification to apply for the consideration. The position will be on contract for one year and is renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Reports to: Director of Administration
Immediate Subordinate: Procurement Officer

Objective of Position:
To plan and manage procurement function of the Commission covering projects of implementing partners and procurement of equipment, supplies and services in conformity with the Public Procurement Act 663 and other relevant established rules and regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Prepares annual procurement plan embodying a detailed list of anticipated purchases and regularly updates the plan;
Prepares bidding documents for goods within threshold for national competitive bidding;
Prepares letters of invitation for goods to be procured through local shopping
Prepares requests for proposals and advertisements for consultancy services;
Coordinates the evaluation of bids and proposals by external consultants for goods and services;
Prepares contracts for supply of goods and services to ensure goods are fit for purpose and services provided are those expected;
Processes invoices for goods and services supplied for submission to Director of Finance;
Monitors the procurement processes of sub-project implementing partners to ensure conformity with the established procedures
Prepares quarterly procurement status report
Provides inputs for and participates in capacity building activities for implementing partners
Processes requests for vehicle and office equipment repairs and maintenance and sources for eligible service suppliers;
Serves as Secretary to the GAC Procurement Committee and sees to the efficient documentation and maintenance of records

Remuneration: Attractive
Required Skills or Experience


A Masters Degree in Business Administration, Commerce or Purchasing & Supplies
A professional qualification in operations and sales management (e.g. Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS UK), Associate or Membership of a recognised management body
A minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience in procurement management in the public sector or a reputable organization
Strong administrative, leadership and managerial skills
Effective communication skills (both oral and written)
Adequate knowledge of public service administrative rules and regulations
Considerable knowledge of the Public Procurement Act, Internal Agency Audit Act, Financial Administration Act
Knowledge and experience in donor-funded project procurement procedures and regulations
Proficiency in the use of the computer and internet skills

How To Apply

Applications together with detailed CVs and copies of certificates are to be submitted to the address below:

The Director General
Ghana AIDS Commission
4th Floor, Ghana Olympic Committee Building
Adjacent Ridge Hospital
P. O. Box CT 5169

Tel: 0302 221827 / Fax: 0302 218279
Email: [email protected]

Offer valid till: 08 Sep, 2011

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