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Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management
Government Agency responsible for Disaster Preparedness in Jamaica
Director Public Procurement
Category: Directors
Description:
THE OFFICE OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS & EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The islandís disaster management agency the Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Management (ODPEM), is seeking an individual to join its team in the capacity of:

Director Public Procurement (GMG/SEG 2): Salary range $1,927,065.00 - $2,290,674.00

JOB PURPOSE:

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Director, Corporate Services, the Director 2, Public Procurement has the responsibility to ensure that goods and services required by the organisation are procured and delivered as requested in accordance with Government of Jamaica Public Procurement Act 2015 and Regulations

MAIN FUNCTIONS:

* Provides advice to the (Senior) Director, Corporate Services, other Directors and Managers on procurement policies and procedures
* Participates in the operational plan and work programmes
* Monitors and ensures that procurement practices conform to the Financial Audit Act (FAA) and Government Procurement Guidelines.
* Prepares/ Reviews policies and procedures for the entity
* Evaluates the performance of the Procurement Process along with the Head of the Division and Committee members.
* Act as eProcurement Coordinator and Lead Evaluator
* Coordinate and conduct procurement compliance reviews
* Coordinate and conduct organization procurement training seminars/ workshops.
* Coordinate reports for submission to the MOFP, OCG, PPC and Cabinet
* Ensure that tender documents are prepared in accordance to GOJ
standards, disseminated timely and accurately. * Monitor the organizationís procurement activities to ensure conformity to the Procurement Plan
* Prepares and submits reports to the Ministry of Finance and Public Service for all goods purchased by the entity inclusive of cost and locations supplied.
* Provides leadership and guidance to direct reports through effective
planning, delegation, communication, training, monitoring and coaching. * Ensure the welfare and development needs of skill in the Division/Unit are
clearly identified and addressed.

CORE COMPETENCIES
* Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
* Good customer relations skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills

Interested persons may send in their applications including cover letter and resume no later than due date to the address shown below: -
Qualifications:
FUNCTIONAL (TECHNICAL) COMPETENCIES

* Sound knowledge of the Government Public Procurement Act 2015 & Regulations
* Sound knowledge of the FAA Act
* Sound Knowledge of Supplies Management
* Knowledge of Project Management
* Knowledge of Budget Preparation
* Knowledge of Contract Management
* Knowledge of Tender Management
* Proficiency in the relevant computer application software

REQUIRED EDUCATION /EXPERIENCE:

* B. Sc. in Business Administration, Management Studies, Public Administration, Public Sector Management Economics, Accounts or any related field
* Certificate in Public Procurement: UNDP/CIPS Level 3 or INPRI Level 4 and MIND
* Five (5) years related work experience in procurement of goods and services

OR

* ACCA Level 2
* Certificate in Public Procurement: UNDP/CIPS Level 3 or INPRI Level 4 and MIND
* Five (5) years related work experience in procurement of goods and services

OR

* Diploma in Accounting, Business administration or any related fields
* Certificate in Public Procurement: UNDP/CIPS Level 3 or INPRI Level 4 and MIND
* Seven (7) years related work experience in procurement of goods and services
Deadline: Friday, December 6, 2019

Contact Information
Name: N/A
Address: Director of Human Resource Management Office of Disaster Preparedness & Emergency
management 2 Ė 4 Haining Road Kingston 5
Email: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2019-11-26

 

 

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