Ministry of Education: Procurement Officers

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19 Jan, 2011

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Education Jobs in Ghana

The Government of Ghana has received a Project Preparatory Advance from the World Bank towards the cost of the Ghana Skills and Technology Development Project (GSTDP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this facility to eligible payments under the contract for the engagement of suitably qualified individuals for the positions to be based at the Head Office of the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) in Accra.

Job description:

  • Assist in preparing procurement notices and getting them published in accordance with the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), World Bank and other Donor Procurement Guidelines
  • Assist in preparing bidding documents in accordance with PPA, World Bank and other donor guidelines and procedures, and obtaining ‘no objections’ from the World Bank
  • Assist with drafting contracts for procurement of consultancy services, goods and trainings under the project in accordance with PPA, World Bank and other donor procurement guidelines
  • Assist in preparing annual procurement plan of acceptable quality for the project within one (1) month from the end of the financial year
  • Assist in the training of SDF applicants and beneficiaries on the appropriate procurement guidelines where necessary
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Head of Procurement

Required job skills:

  • Must have a graduate degree in business, economics, social sciences, engineering, or other related field with relevant training in procurement
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in executing procurement of goods, works and consultancy services, and commitment to acquire additional skills needed for the assignment
  • Experience on World Bank or similar projects highly desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of Ghana Government’s Public Procurement policies and guidelines

How to apply for this education job:


The Ministry of Education, acting through the Council for Technical and Vocational Eduction and Training (COTVET). (The Project Implementing Agency), now invites interested and qualified individuals to submit typewritten application letters and curriculum vitae indicating that they are qualified to perform the services for the position described above. These should include:

  • Description of similar assignments
  • Experience in similar conditions
  • Availability of appropriate skills

Written expressions of interest must be delivered at the address below:

The Executive Director
Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training
P. O. Box M651

Location: Adjacent Ghana News Agency, Ministries Area, Accra
Telephone: 233-0302-682941
Facsimile: 233-0302-682950
Email: [email protected]

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