Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the above mentioned position which has become vacant in the Town Clerk’s Department.
1. THE POSITION
The Procurement Manager is a Middle Management post which calls for a hard working, innovative and proactive individual to perform the tasks. The individual must be capable of identifying the procurement needs of the organization and should work with minimum supervision by the Town Clerk.
• Honours Degree in Purchasing and Supply or equivalent. • A Masters degree or higher qualification will be an added advantage. • Membership of a recognized professional body is a must. • At least 3 years’ post qualification experience level in purchasing and supply Clean class 4 drivers license is a must
3. PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
Ability to ensure that each procurement decision is based on adequate information to the extent that it is available, and is made in good faith, for a proper purpose in accordance with the Procurement Act in the best interest of Council. Capacity to exercise fair competitive access by bidders to procurement proceedings including the awarding of procurement contracts. • Skills to avoid any conflict of interest in the procurement exercise. • Not to reveal confidential information including bidders proprietary information and to abide by the code of conduct in terms of section 71 of the procurement Act. To comply with any other provision of the Act that is applicable to the Procurement Officer.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Preparing Annual and individual Procurement plans in line with the organisation’s annual budget. • Advising the Town Clerk, Procurement Management Unit, Evaluation Committee and Council Management in all Procurement issues. • Liaising with the Procurement Regulatory Authority on issues relating to Procurement. • Ensuring compliance with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act (Chapter 22:23) as read with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets (General) Regulation SI 5 of 2018. • Championing the development and the implementation of the procurement plan for Council. • Managing all procurement and contracts (tenders) • Adopting appropriate procuring methods. • Preparing bidding documents in compliance with provisions of the Procurement Act. • Designing the contract specifications and evaluation criteria. • Preparing bid notices and shortlists. • Managing bidding processes, bidding meetings, clarifications and the receipt and opening of bids. • Managing the evaluation of bids and any post-qualification negotiations required. • Supervising the evaluation committee. • Preparing evaluation reports, including contract award recommendations where the value of the procurement is less than the prescribed threshold. • Submitting all evaluations to the Accounting Officer, with confirmation that the procedure followed has complied with the Procurement Act. • Preparing contract documents and amendments. • Liaising with the relevant departmental Head of Department for performance of the contract. • Preparing procurement reports and submit to the accounting officer.
4. REMUNERATION. • In return council offers a competitive salary package and benefits. • Generous leave days. • Contributory pension and medical aid.
Interested candidates should submit detailed CVs with certified copies of qualifications to the Office of The Chamber Secretary not later than 15 November 2019.
MUNICIPAL BUILDING CIVIC CENTRE GARDENS
CORNER ROBERT MUGABE WAY AND 8TH STREET
P. 0. BOX 278.