Procurement Assistant

Job Location:

Kabul

Nationality:

Afghan

Category:

Admin-Clerical

Employment Type:

Full Time

Salary:

Nil

Vacancy Number:

MOCI/WB/ANMDP/S-23

No. Of Jobs:

1

Organization:

Afghanistan New Market Development Project, Ministry of Commerce and Industries

Years of Experience:

3 years in procurement

Contract Duration:

Up to 31 November 2017 - extendable

Gender:

Male/Female

Education:

University Degree

Close date:

06 June, 2017

 

 

 

About Afghanistan New Market Development Project, Ministry of Commerce and Industries:

 

Position Title:             Procurement Assistant

Project ID Number:     P118053

EOI #:                         MOCI/WB/ANMDP/S-23

Advertising Date:        27 May 2017 / 6 Jawza 1396

Closing Date:              06 June 2017 / 16 Jawza 1396

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan represented by the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI) has received a grant from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of Afghanistan New Market Development Project (ANMDP) and intends to apply part of the fund to cover the eligible payments under the Individual Consultancy Services contract for Procurement Assistant.

 

MOCI invites eligible candidates to indicate their interest in providing the services outlined above. Interested candidates must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (CV, experience in similar conditions and relevant references).

 

A Candidate will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in section V of the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (revised in January 2011).

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist Procurement Specialist in preparation of Request for Quotation, Requests for Proposals and Bidding Documents.

Assist Procurement Specialist in managing the operational expenses of the project.
Assist Procurement Specialist in preparation of terms of reference, specifications and schedule of requirements.  
 Assist Procurement Specialist in identifying minority firms as possible suppliers.
Assist Procurement Specialist in obtaining and updating information on open market and contract purchase prices.
Assist Procurement Specialist during procurement post-review missions.
Assist Procurement Specialist in drafting contracts for procurement of consultancy services, goods and trainings under the project in accordance with the WB guidelines;
Assist Procurement Specialist progress monitoring of all procurement cases and follow up on the procurement contracts till completion.
Prepare Minutes of the Meeting(s).
Assist Procurement Specialist to maintain local procurement lists and schedules.
Assist Procurement Specialist in solicitation of bids and quotes from potential vendors in adherence with World Bank Procurement Guidelines and Afghanistan Procurement Law.
Maintain proper filing system for procurement files.
Report to Procurement Specialist.
Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.


 

Education:

University Degree; Economics or any relevant field  

Qualification / Job Requirements:

University Degree;
Minimum of four years of experience in Procurement in donor funded projects;
Knowledge of procurement methods and procedures of World Bank and Government Procurement Law;
Fluency in English. Native fluency in both Dari and Pashtu languages highly desirable;

Computer Skills:

MS Office – Word, Excel, and e-mail skills required;

 

Submission Guideline:

Application must be delivered to the following addresses below before 1600 hours on March 25, 2017.

 

Afghanistan New Market Development Project, 2nd floor, Ministry of Commerce and Industries

Dar ul Aman Road, Karti Se - Kabul

 

Ahmadullah Ghairat

Email: ahmadullahghairat@gmail.com

Phone: +93786079320 / +93747111077