Senior Procurement and Contract Expert

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1125
Date Posted:Oct 3, 2018
Closing Date:Oct 15, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Procurement
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DABS:


د افغانستان برشنا شرکت یک شرکت خود کفا و مستقل است که طبق قانون شرکت های سهامی و محدود المسولیت جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان ایجاد گردیده است. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت با تمام اسهام سرمایه خود یک شرکت محدود المسئولیت بوده که به دولت افغانستان تعلق دارد. شرکت مذکور به تاریخ 15 ثور 1387 مطابق 4 می 2008 به د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تغییر شخصیت نمود و بحیث یک شرکت ملی برق جایگزین د افغانستان برشنا موسسه گردید. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تولید، تورید، انتقال و توزیع برق را بگونه تجارتی در سراسر افغانستان تنظیم و اداره می نماید.

Job Summary:

The duties and responsibilities of the Sr. Procurement and contract Expert will include but not limited to:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Prepare procurement plans for various projects of ADB-PIU for adherence to the time schedule and to avoid potential delays in procurement.

Prepare and finalize bid documents, BOQ, contract documents, technical specifications, drawings etc. for procurement of civil works for various projects in ADB-PIU.

Ensure invitation of bids, evaluate proposals and prepare evaluation reports, finalize the contract documents and assist in signing of contracts.

For procurement of consultant’s services for various projects in ADB-PIU -prepare and finalize notice for invitation of EOIs, evaluate and prepare evaluation reports, prepare RFP documents, ensure invitation of proposals, evaluate proposals and prepare evaluation reports, finalize the contract documents and assist in signing of contracts.

Liaise with NPA, MoF, ADB, other donors and various directorates of DABS for ensuring effective procurement.

Collate and finalize procurement guidelines for ADB-PIU for adherence to project implementation, taking into account the laws and regulations of the government

Maintain all procedure records

Ensuring compliance of loan/grant covenants

Coordinate and work with other teams to achieve progress in procurement and implementation.

Manage organization resources as per the contract.

Contributes to the development of organizational strategies and implement them across the division or organization/project.

Taking the required decisions, planning and finding solutions for various problems and challenges.

The prospective Procurement/legal advisor will report to the Program Director.

Collaborate with technical resource staff to develop specifications, requirements and guidelines

Develop detailed Project Contract status reports and oversee the pay request process

Review and make appropriate recommendations regarding all construction change order requests.

Evaluate contracts for potential performance risk. Develop bid terms and conditions

Evaluate or coordinate the evaluation of contractor performance or quality of services

Prepare paid and unpaid invoice status reports.

Prepare past performance reports for applicable contracts using the Contractor Performance Report database and tracks the status of reports.

Provide information and assistance to program staff on a variety of procurement matters

Analysis of construction requirements for cost-saving and reduction strategies.

Planning and implementing a sound and sustainable procurement process, including sourcing Strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management and performance measurement

Timely and duly prepared procurement plans for the office and monitoring of their implementation.

Prepare Statement of Works, Terms of Reference, solicitation documents, Contracts, and other documents required for project implementation in cooperation with Project Development Unit.

Assist in international bidding processes, manage the prequalification and short-listing of bidders, preparations of bids, issuance of bids, pre-bid conference, receipt and opening of bids, bid evaluation, recommendation of award, contracts negotiations, contract finalization and issuance.

Develop and implement systems for internal control that would ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions, in collaboration with the operations team.

Make recommendations for payments upon review of reports and comments from the Operations.

Monitor and analyze contract performance against agreed benchmarks and through agreed reporting mechanism. Advise Project Manager on any potential issues and recommend remedial actions or solutions.

Negotiate, within the terms and conditions of the contract, solutions to conflicts/problems arising in case of poor performance or non-compliance with contractual obligations.

Assist the Program director in overall planning and managing of procurement legal activities according to procurement law.

Advising on accurate accounts of all procurement processes so that all procurement processes are done using the Afghanistan, ADB procedures and guidelines as agreed upon by the government.

Advise in review & amendment of the legal/regulatory framework, as required and propose reforms and improvements in procurement practices to accomplish the purposes of the procurement law.

Build the capacities of the ADB-PIU staff and “trouble shooting” on any procurement issues that may arise especially legal activities.

Any other relevant task assigned by the ADB-PIU Director.

Job Requirement:

The Senior Procurement & Contract Expert is expected to have a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Political Science, Social Science, Engineering and Economics. Master Degree is preferred
A minimum 7 years of relevant working experience is required for bachelor degree. 5 years of working experience with Master Degree.

Proven background in similar positions.

Must have relevant technical knowledge.

Motivation/Self Reliance.

Be familiar with Afghan Taxation Law.

Be familiar with NPA rules & regulation.

Be familiar with Afghan Procurement law and guidelines.

Good skill in organization and filled Management.

understanding of ADB’s procurement and Consultant recruitment guidelines.

procedures, Experience in handling procurement of civil works, FIDIC contracts and management and consultant’s services.

preferably for road projects funded by the multi-lateral agencies.

The ideal candidate should have a thorough understanding of procurement policies of the donors and the procurement law of the Government of Afghanistan

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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