Consultancy Services Vacancies at Yobe State and Local Government Reform (SLOGOR) Project
Posted: 10/Apr/2018

The overall objective of the project is to ensure accountability, transparency and quality in Public Financial Management in Yobe State. Yobe state now wants to apply part of the proceed towards engagement of a consultancy firm to carry out development of procurement tools and operational guidelines. The dynamic nature of procurement all over the world necessiates thet the general operational guidelines is to be in conformity with the state procurement law and internationalbest practice, hence the Development of Yobe tools and guidelines.
A reputable consulting firm with key staff having the following qualification and expertise are required as follows:
A reputable consulting firm with minimum of ten (10) year experience in the Public Sector Procurement with at least three key staff possessing the following qualification

Job Title: Team Leader
Location: Yobe State

Qualificatio/Experience
He/ She must have minimum of Master's degree in engineering, law, manegement, economics, finance and other related course wtih at least 15years post qualification hands on experience in public procurement practice and audit. Familiarity with using World Bank or any multilateralagency procurement/ selection guideline is an advantage.
Must be well experience in project implementation of mult-faceted projects including time line development, procurement scheduling, tracking and reporting.
Must deminstrated high level proficiency in all aspects of procurement (goods, works, consultancies and Non-consulting services) with the completion of at least two (2) similar assignment experience in carrying out prior or post procurement reviews, special audits and capacity building etc in public procurement will be required 
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writting in English
Knowledge of IT is essential 
Ability to effectively lead a participatory discussion with government officials and other stakeholders

Job Title: Senior Procurement Specialist
Location: Yobe State

Qualification/Experience
He/She must have minimum of Master's degree engineering, law, management, economics, finance and other related courses with at least 10years post-qualification habds on experience in public procurement practice and audit. Familiarity with using World Bank or any multilateral funding agency's procurement/selection guideline is an advantage
Must be experienced in procurement scheduling, tracking and reporting
Must desmonstrate high level proficiency in all aspect of procurement (goods, works, consultancies and Non-consulting service) with the completion of at least 2 similar assignment experience in carrying out prior or post procurement reviews, special audits and capacity building etc in public procurement will be required
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing in English 
Knowledge of IT is essentials
The firm must possess the ability to transfer knowledge and enhance capacity building of the target  audience
The Yobe State and Local Governance Project (SLOGOR) now invites eligible Consulting Firms (Consultants) to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested consulting firms are hereby requested to submit a statement of capability indicating relevant experience on similar assignments in Nigeria or elsewhere. This should include but not limited to, summary of CVs of its key staff, provision of company brochures, description of similar assignments carried out in the last five years, experience in similar conditions, availbility of appropriate skills among key staff, etc.
The selected firm will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employement of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 revised August, 2014). Pease visit www.worldbank.org, setting forththe World Bank's Policy on conclict of interest. In addition, please refer to specific information on conflict of interest related to this assigment as per paragraph 1.9 of Consultant Guidelines.
Expression of interest must be delivered in four (4) hard copies and a soft copy.

Deadline
23rd April, 2018

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Send applications to
The Project Coordinator,
State Project Coordinating Unit(SPCU)
State and Local Reforms (SLOGOR) Project,
Former Ministry of Integrated Premises, 
Maiduguri Road,Damaturu, Yobe State
Email: yobeslogor@gmail.com