Re - advertised Contract Management Specialist

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 865
Date Posted:Jun 12, 2018
Closing Date:Jun 21, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Management
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Ministry of communication and IT:

based on it services and electronic government

Job Summary:

The scope of duties of the Contract Management Specialist will cover of all types of contracts management agreements under the Digital CASA project. This will involve preparing and managing all aspects of the Contract management, including oversight, completion and disposition of the contract file.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Excellent and proven experience in dealing with contractors and local partners.

Extensive working experience in dealing with various reports and information analysis a distinct advantage.

Sound knowledge and understanding of the Government’s administrative systems as well as the Government’s clearance and approval procedures applicable to procurement.

Fluency in English and national languages (Pashto and Dari) and good reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assist the Senior Procurement Specialist in Preparation, reviewing and clearing procurement plan for the project and procurement monitoring plan for the project;

Assist the Senior Procurement Specialist in Preparing, reviewing and clearing commercial aspects of bidding documents/RFPs, bid evaluation, short-listing and technical evaluations for all procurement activities required under the project;

Following up on contracts with concerned government departments and the World Bank and follow up on the projects contracts regularly.

The CMS serves as single point of contact for all official communications with contractors and shall draft/review.

The CMS is responsible to for draft, send, receive, and archive all official correspondence with contractors.

Ensure appropriate action is taken and the contractor’s request is responded to in a timely manner.

Track deadlines for submission of contractor reports/Invoices and to ensure reports are submitted in a timely manner.

Coordinate relevant departments to review quality and content of contractor reports for compliance with MCIT require departments and request additional information if needed.

Establish timetable for contractor report submission and communication.

Keep track of all contract activities and make sure that all the consultants, suppliers and contractors are paid as per the payment schedule set in the contract.

Develop a tracker for all contracts and inform the Project Team Leader of any deviation, amendment and changes in advance.

Coordinate with, providing necessary training or assistance to other Departments of MCIT on procurements.

Any other task assigned by the Project Team Leader.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Master or Bachelor Degree in Economics, Business /Public Administration, Procurement, Law or any other related field;

With Master Degree minimum 3 years and with Bachelor Degree minimum5 years’ experience in Contract Management under donor funded projects or International NGOs.

Experience with World Bank funded projects and sound knowledge and understanding of World Bank procurement guidelines and procedures is an asset.

Sound knowledge and understanding of procurement law and procurement rules and procedures for public procurement in Afghanistan.

Knowledge of procurement, tendering and contracting processes and requirements.

High integrity and accountability, good team work spirit.

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