Procurement Expert

IPE Global
Posted on: 19 Mar 2020

Job Location : Meghalaya - IN


Procurement and Contract Expert


Shillong, Meghalaya

About IPE Global

IPE Global Limited is an international development consulting group providing expert technical assistance and solutions for equitable development and sustainable growth in developing countries. The group’s areas of expertise includes Health, Nutrition and WASH, Urban and Infrastructure Development, Education and Skills Development, Private Sector Development, Environment and Climate Change, Social and Economic Empowerment, Governance, Grant and Fund Management, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, and Information Technology & e-Governance.

§ We are ISO 9001:2015 certified, CMMI® Level 3 and ISO 27001:2013 certifiedcompany.
§ Over last 18 years, we have successfully implemented over 700 projects in over 100 countries.
§ We have over 800 full time professional staff and over 1000 empanelled consultants working on various projects across the globe.
§ We partner with multilateral & bilateral agencies including DFID, USAID, World Bank, DANIDA, KfW, EU, ADB, etc.; governments; private sector; and philanthropic organisation like BMGF, MasterCard Foundation, etc.
§ We have subsidiaries and offices in UK (IPE Triple Line), Kenya, Ethiopia, India, Bangladesh, and Philippines

Job Description

The objective of this assignment is to provide consultancy services to support Client in planning, designing, implementing and monitoring of Shillong smart city projects under the Smart City Mission of India. The scope of work is broadly including: Providing technical and administrative support to Client to plan, design, develop, and monitor smart city projects in Area based development projects and Pan City Projects. The consultant would support the client in overall implementation of SCM, including project planning, budgeting, supervision, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and coordination to ensure timely project development and implementation in line with Smart City Proposal and Smart Cities Mission.

The key responsibilities of the Procurement Expert would include:

§ Responsible for preparing consolidated bid documents, technical specifications, contract drawings, final bills of quantities, EMP and any other necessary information required for successful tendering and implementation of contracts.
§ Responsible for assisting SPV in all aspects of procurement including issuing bid invitation, addendum/corrigendum, and clarifications to the bidders queries, assist in bid evaluation, selection of contractors/ implementing agencies.
§ Prepare contract documentation to include Letter of invitation, conditions of contract, specifications, design parameters; bills of quantities, etc. for all modules in close coordination with the SPV.
§ Finalize arrangement for contracting including exploring options for PPP/ Service Level Agreements;
§ Provide transaction advisory and bid process management support including preparation of bid documents, managing bid process including assist in issuing of bid invitation, addendum/corrigendum, and clarifications to the bidders queries, bid evaluation, selection of contractors, award of contract and signing of contracts.

Qualification & Experience

§ Degree in Engineering and post-graduation in Management/ law / Business Administration or Equivalent
§ Minimum 14 years’ experience in the area of public procurement
§ Should have experience of preparation of at least 2 IT contracts/ PPP contracts including concession agreement and service contracts.
§ Experience in contract procurement / management in infrastructure projects
§ Knowledge of state purchase Manual
§ Experience in assisting the Government/ ULB in preparation of state procurement manuals.

IPE Global is committed to using fair, objective and positive employment practices to promote equal opportunities and diversity in employment, ensuring that all employees including potential employees are treated fairly, consistently and with respect, before, during and after, their employment. We seek to create an environment that is representative of, and responsive to, different groups.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.