28 Aug 2012

Full-Time National Procurement Capacity Building Specialist

KHAMMOUANE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (KDP) – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYBoung Bao, Khammouane, Laos

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Job Description

KHAMMOUANE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (KDP)
Project No. P-087716
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
FOR THE POSITION OF
NATIONAL PROCUREMENT CAPACITY BUILDING SPECIALIST AND TECHNICAL COORDINATOR-ADMINISTRATOR

Khammouane Development Project (KDP) is a World Bank-funded project that has been implemented since 2008. The Project aims to strengthen the planning process and public financial management associated with decentralized delivery of services and infrastructure in Khammouane Province. The KDP consists of the following three components – Component 1: Local Development and Provincial Capacity Building, Component 2: Support for Irrigation Development in Lower Xe Bang Fai River, and Component 3: Support for Rural Livelihood and Agricultural Development. The responsibility of overall project execution lies with the Provincial Department of Planning and Investment under the guidance from the Project Steering Committee chaired by the Vice-governor.
The KDP in Thakek District, Khammouane Province, requires the qualified persons for the following national positions:
National Procurement Capacity Building Specialist
The National Procurement Capacity Building Specialist will be responsible for the successful implementation of all KDP Component 1; 2 and 3 procurement plan and activities.
He/She will report to the KDP Project Director and Component 1; 2 and 3 Managers on the procurement implementation. He/She will be accountable for ensuring that all procurement is conducted in accordance with the procurement procedures agreed between the World Bank and the Government of Lao PDR in an manner of economy, efficiency and transparency
Qualification Requirements:
The minimum qualifications of candidates are as follows:
i. Possess undergraduate degree or equivalent in a technical field;
ii. Have at least 3 years of working experience performing assignments related to the procurement field;
iii. Have a good knowledge and understanding of both Lao PDR government and international funding procurement procedures, processes and practices (knowledge of World Bank procurement is an advantage);
iv. Have good knowledge and understanding of the Lao PDR government administrative systems as well as the government’s clearance and approval procedures applicable to procurement;
v. Have the ability to apply good judgment and interpretative skill in dealing with procurement-related issues including common technical and commercial aspects of bidding and bid documents, bid evaluation, contracts and other procurement documents;
vi. Have good skills and ability in effectively communicating and coordinating with KDP staff, consultants, government officials and the World Bank staff;
vii. Have the ability to work under pressure;
viii. Have the ability to communicate both in written and translate documents in English and have basic computer and internet skills
ix. Initiative and ability to work independently
x. Written and oral communication skills in Lao and English

How to Apply

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours Monday to Friday, from 0800 to 1600 hours local time. Expressions of interest must be delivered by postal mail, Fax or e-mail to the address below by 03 September 2012. Mr. Phousana Xaykosy Component 1 Manager; and Project Coordination Section Khammouane Development Project Department of Planning and Investment P O Box: 046, Laophoxay Village, Anou road, Thakhek District, Khammouane Province, Lao PDR Tel: (+856 51) 251179 Mobile: (+856 20) 55650332 Fax: (+856 51) 251178 E-mail: pxaykosy@yahoo.com

Job Categories: LOGISTICES. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: procurement.

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