Job Vacancy For Procurement Officer At Takoradi Polytechnic

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following position:- Procurement Officer


•   Provides inputs for the formulation of procurement strategy
•   Supervises the maintenance and updating of proper database of suppliers, service providers and consultants
•   Assists in monitoring contacts to ensure compliance with contract terms
•   Advises Management on procurement related issues
•   Prepares procurement plans for goods, works and service for the Polytechnic
•   Compiles procurement requested from user departments for action
•   Assists in addressing compliants from user departments and suppliers
•   Assists in answering queries raised by appropriate authority on procurement activities
•   Assists in implementing systems and procedures to ensure value for money in the entity procurement activities
•   Assists in the process of advertising tenders
•   Prepares tender bids
•   Responsible for the preparation and control of the department's budget
•   Ensures that proper filing system is maintained for procurement activities
•   Manages the assets e.g. computers, files, furniture, cabinets etc. under the control of the procurement departments, and
•   Any other duties that may be assigned to you by the Rector

The successful candidates must have strong social and interpersonal skills, an eye for accuracy and detail, ability to use own initiatve and work unsupervised and the flexibility to travel.

Qualification Required & Experience

Candidate must possess a minimum of a Master's Degree in Procurement Management. A professional Qualification in Procurement/CIPS would be added advantage. Candidate must be a dynamic individual with the requisite leadership, vision and management abilities to serve as part of a management team. In additon, the applicant must have:

•   At least ten (10) years of post-qualification experience in a senior management position in the field of procurement in a reputable tertiary institution, industry of relevant public service organization or analogous organization
•   Must have served as Senior Assistant Procurement Officer for at least four (4) years in tertiary institution
•   Proven evidence of strong administrative and professional leadership initiative in policy formulation and good human relations
•   Significant leadership experience at a senior level in a complex organization
•   A record of successfully leading and managing change in a public service organization
•   An understanding of the social, political, legal and economic environment within which Ghanaian Polytechnics operate
•   A sound appreciation of emerging global trends in higher education
•   Commitment of high level of personal and professional integrity

Location: Takoradi

How To Apply For The Job

•   Interested applicants should send two (2) copies of their curriculum vitae, with qualifications, working experience and list of publications (where applicable) with dates et cetera.
•   Candidates should request three (3) referees to submit reports on them to the above address (One of the referees shall be the immediate employer of the applicant)

Note: Interested candidates should indicate the position applied for on the sealed envelope and submit by courier to:

The Registrar
Takoradi Polytechnic
P. O. Box 256

Closing Date: 28 June, 2013