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VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 5 OF 2014
24/07/14
VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 5 OF 2014

VACANCY CIRCULAR NO. 5 OF 2014

 

The Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security invite applications from qualified citizens of Botswana to fill the vacant post of Procurement Officer I, tenable at Dukwi Refugee Camp.

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To perform clerical and technical duties to support contracting operations.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

1.    Provides technical assistance and guidance on procurement regulations and procedures to the Ministry.

2.    Reviews and analyses client requirements, liaises with client to determine best procurement strategy to meet the needs of the Ministry.

3.    Conducts market research to ensure that product specifications are aligned to the new product developments.

4.    Compiles data contained in quotations/proposals/bids to facilitate the determination of the best supplier in terms of quality, delivery time, discounts and transportation costs among others.

5.    Identifies and reports supply chain related problems in day to day activities in an effort to increase overall efficiency and productivity.

6.    Requests and compiles quotation information to facilitate selection of best supplier.

7.    Prepares bid packages, conducts pre- bid meetings and evaluates bids.

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

 

1.    Building Effective Teams

2.    Result Driven

3.    Planning and Organizing

4.    Customer focus.

5.    Integrity and trust

 

QUALIFIED APPLICANT PROFILE

To be considered for appointment to this position, candidates must have at least Degree or Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply Level 5 or 6 or any related field. Applicants

should have a minimum of at least four (4) years work experience in Purchasing, Supply and Materials Management, two (2) of which should have been served as Procurement Officer II.

 

SALARY SCALE:    C1 (P123 168 – P147 180) per annum

 

BENEFITS

(i)           Optional contributory Medical Aid Scheme (Government pays 50% and employee 50%).

(ii)          Contributory Pension Scheme (Government pays 15% and employee 5%).    

 

LEAVE:   30 working days per annum.

 

APPLICANTS

Quote the number of this vacancy circular and provide the following details:

a)    Detailed Curriculum Vitae

b)   Certified copies of certificates and at least three recent work related references confirming the   required experience.

c)    Serving officers should indicate present position and appointment thereto.

 

Important:

Applications from serving Public Officers must be routed through their Heads of Department and Permanent Secretaries.  Applications not so routed will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Applications should be addressed to;                                                  

The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security

Private Bag 00384

GABORONE

Hand delivery:

The Square Building, East Wing

Records Management Office No. 307

Floor 3

 

For further information contact 3698303 / 3938215

 

CLOSING DATE: 8th August 2014

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