EDF Procurement Expert


The Procurement Expert will be recruited to ensure that all procurement activities under the European Development Funded (EDF) regional programmes with COMESA are carried out in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner.


The Procurement Expert will be assigned the following tasks:

  • Manage the procurement aspects of EDF regional programmes from inception up to contract completion, providing the needed procedural and technical support and guidance in all stages of the procurement cycle;
  • Develop and update the programmes’ procurement plans on a regular basis and implement the procurement plans for works, supplies, services and consultants;
  • Prepare documents required to facilitate programmes operations, including requests for Expressions of Interest, Procurement Notices, Bidding documents, Tender Evaluation reports, Contracts and other related documents;
  • Monitor contracts performance for compliance with the terms and conditions of contracts including follow up checks for corrective action; – Negotiate terms and other related issues with consultants, contractors and suppliers in consultation with the Legal Counsel;
  • Analyze questions/complaints from bidders, suppliers and contractors on bidding and award issues;
  • Ensure that all project procurements are compliant with procedures, timely and cost effective; – Ensure prompt payment of suppliers through liaising with the Finance function;
  • Prepare reports for procurement and Contracts Committees, Policy Organ, Donors;


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