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26 Sep 2019

Procurement Specialist

Job Description

The Federal Government of Somali

Ministry of labour and social affairs

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI)

COUNTRY:                FederalGovernment of Somalia (FGS)

NAME OF PROJECT: Shock Responsive Safety Net for Human Capital Project (SNHCP)

PROJECT ID:            P171346                     

Assignment Title:        Procurement Specialist

Reference No.:                        SO-MOLSA-134520-CS-INDV

Place of assignment:   Mogadishu, Somalia

1.Background  

A Procurement specialist is required to support the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) in the implementation of a World Bank-funded Program, the Shock Responsive Safety Net for Human Capital Project (SNHCP, P171346).  The project development objective of SNHCP is to provide cash transfers to targeted poor and vulnerable households and establish the key building blocks of a national shock-responsive safety net system. The project is targeting effectiveness by September 2019. In support of activities under SNHCP the FGS seeks to hire a Procurement Specialist as part of the project implementation unit (PIU).

  1. Responsibilities of the assignment

The overall responsibilities of the Procurement Specialist are (i) to advise the Project Manager and the Project Operations Officeron all procurement aspects of the Project; (ii) He/she will be responsible for implementation of procurement activities within the Shock Responsive Safety Net for Human Capital Project (SNHCP),  (iii) Ensure that complete documentation is maintained on all procurement cases and coordinate and respond to procurement queries, disputes, and complaints (iv) Provide guidance to contract management oversight for goods and consulting services to be procured and associated ancillary services (v)Provide procurement skills development and transfer to Government staff / Civil servants involved in Procurement activities and other specific tasks detailed in the Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment that can be found at the following website: www.molsa.gov.so or can be provide upon submission of application in person or by e-mail provide below..

  1. Selection Criteria:

Selection shall be based on qualification and experience of the candidate and followed by an interview. The minimum qualification, experience and skills should include:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Engineering or equivalent;
  2. An advanced degree with a major in a relevant discipline or professional qualification in Supply Management is an added advantage;
  3. A minimum of at least 10 years of direct relevant experience including broad expertise in the management of procurement in the public sector or private sector;
  4. Minimum of at least 5 years of experience in implementing procurement actions according to international organizations guidelines such as the World Bank, African Development Bank, the United Nations etc. for procurement of goods, services, and works.
  5. Duration:

The duration for the assignment is 12 months, renewable based on satisfactory performance and availability of budget.

5.The Ministry of labour and social affairsnow invites eligible Individual to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested Individual Consultants must submit their Curriculum Vitae (CV)and cover letterindicating that they are qualified to perform the services.

6.The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraphs 3.14, 3.16 and 3.17of the WorldBank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers: Procurement in Investment Financing Goods, Works, Non-Consulting and Consulting Services dated July 2016 and revised in November 2017 and August 2018,(“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

  1. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultants Selection method set out in the World Bank’s ProcurementRegulations.

8.Mode of submission of Applications and deadline:

Interested Consultants may obtain further information including a detailed Terms of Reference at the address given below from 8:30 to 3.30pm Mogadishu time (Excluding public holidays).

Expressions of interest (EOI) and CV must be delivered (in person or by e-mail) in a written form in three (3) hard copies (if not by e-mail) to the address belowby October 14, 2019 12.00 mid night (Mogadishu Time) – marked clearly as – Application for Procurement Specialist

Att. Project Manager

Social Protection Unit,

Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs,Ex Jubba, Mogadishu

Federal Government of Somalia

Email: socialp@molsa.gov.so and copy114jibril@gmail.com


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