Job Description

Department Of Education

Designation : PROCUREMENT OFFICER - WORKS (Code- EDU23-00880)

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 Transparent,  efficient and Value for Money procurement of Works valued between K50, 000 and K300, 000 as defined in the budget line items 128, 211, 225 and 226. 

1.3 Ensure adequate records keeping and archiving for procurement of Works 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 and 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. 



2.1.1 The minimum entry requirement is a Diploma or higher;

2.1.2 Diploma in Office Administration, Management, Finance or Accounting.

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 Sound communication skills; both oral and written.

2.3.2 Advanced numerical skills

2.3.3 Team player

2.3.4 Customer-oriented

2.3.5 Knowledge of Windows - based computer software applications

2.3.6 Organizational/time management skills

2.3.7 Ability to effectively prioritize workload 

2.3.8 Negotiation skills.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

2.4 Work Experience

2.4.1 Minimum 3 years’ experience in procurement, construction, Building, Administration or Finance.

Job Type:

Full Time

Language Requirements:


Salary(per annum):

K38,145 – K46,621

Job Location: