Closing Date: 
11 Oct 2019

The National Works Agency, an Executive Agency of the Government of Jamaica is seeking suitably qualified individuals for the above-mentioned position.

Report to:  Director of Public Procurement
•   Diploma in Public Administration, Public Sector Management,
     Economics, Accounts or related field equivalent 
•   3years related work experience in procurement of goods and service
•   Certificate in Public Procurement: INDP/CIP Level 2 or INPRI Level 3

•   Good interpersonal skills
•   Good oral  and written communication skills
•   Good  knowledge of Government Public Procurement Act 2015 &
•    Good knowledge of Contract Administration
•    Good knowledge of stipulations of the FAAA Act
•    Proficient in computer applications

•    Prepare tender notices and advertisements
•    Prepare Request For Quotation for goods, general services and minor
•    Obtain quotations/ tenders from appropriately qualified suppliers
•    Represent Procurement Unit at Tender closing and opening exercises
      as Tender Officer.
•     Maintain Procurement records in good order to facilitate audit and other
•     Prepare Quarterly Contracts Award report to relevant agencies
•     Maintain a database of all bonds and insurances and ensure that they
      are current at all times and take responsibility for the safekeeping and
      return of all relevant documents.
•    Manage the advertising process for procurements, procurement
     correspondence, bid receipt and bid opening in strict accordance within
      mandated procurement procedures.
•     Maintain procurement filing system
•     Maintain a list of vendors and contractors supplying various items and
•     Develop and execute measurement tools to accurately gauge vendor’s
      performance (quality delivery time’s etc.) and communicate results
      internally and externally as necessary.
•     Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased
      costs, delivery, product quality or performance and inventories,
      compiling data on these for internal monthly reports.
•    Monitor and report the procurement implementation status and progress
      as required.
•    Prepare reports of and for procurement meetings.

All applications should be submitted no later than
Friday, October 11, 2019 to:

Manager, Personnel and Industrial Relations or email to:
National Works Agency
140 Maxfield Avenue
Kingston 10

The Agency thanks all applicants in advance.  Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted