Job Description

Department Of Education

Designation : SNR PROCUREMENT OFFICER - WORKS (Code- EDU23-00879)

Job Description / Responsibilities:


1.1 Assist individual divisions in finalization of the divisional Annual Procurement Plans by conducting discussions on procurement requirements for Works. 

1.2 Being transparent and efficient in procurement of Educational Materials and Supplies valued between K50, 000 and K300, 000 as defined in the budget line items 124. 

1.3 Ensure adequate records keeping and archiving for procurement of Works is in accordance with established procedures.

1.4 Promote good procurement practice with due regard to sustainability, ethical purchasing standards and whole life costing.

1.5 Provide support to the preparation of all internal manuals, circulars, forms and procedures in accordance to the procurement framework. 

1.6 Contribute to maintain continuous consistent standard of the Branch service delivery and service improvement through analysis of current procurement activities.

1.7  Liaise with other branches and external bodies to research best practice and innovative solutions in procurement.

1.8 Incorporate Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Principles and values of Honesty, Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Wisdom and Responsibility in programs, Activities and initiatives to foster positive work ethics. 


2.1 Qualifications

2.1.1 The minimum entry requirement for this position is a Bachelor degree or higher;

2.1.2 Degree in Business Management, Finance, and Economics or relevant. 

2.1.3 Post graduate or Master’s Degree in related field is preferable.

2.2 Knowledge

2.2.1 PMFA

2.2.2 Public Service General Order

2.2.3 DoE Procurement Procedure

2.2.4 Go PNG building and construction standards.

2.3 Skills

2.3.1 Effective written and oral communication skills, 

2.3.2 Report writing skills

2.3.3 Advanced numerical skills

2.3.4 Team player/Proven leadership skill

2.3.5 Public Relation skills

2.3.6 Computing Skills

2.3.7 Organizational/time management skills

2.3.8 Proven work ethic skill

2.3.9 Negotiation skills.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

2.4 Work Experience

2.4.1 Minimum of five (5) years in administration and management.

2.4.2 Experience in Procurement/purchasing.

Job Type:

Full Time

Language Requirements:


Salary(per annum):

K44,330 – K54,182

Job Location: