State Procurement Officer Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD)

State Procurement Officer Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD)

State Procurement Officer Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD) Now. As a matter of facts, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) are in collaboration with IFAD and NDDC. Likewise, this implementation is with International Fund for Agricultural Development Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise in the Niger Delta States (LIFE-ND). More vacancies Click here

To facilitate implementation of the project, the partners want qualified and competent personnel to fill the position below:

State Procurement Officer Vacancy At Federal Ministry of Agriculture And Rural Development (FMARD)


Vacancy Title: State Procurement Officer (SPRO)

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Contract (1 year)
Office: State Project Coordination

Main Responsibilities

As a matter of facts, the State Procurement Officer will be responsible for the management of state level project procurement activities. Likewise,  in accordance with relevant National and IEAD Procurement Guidelines.
Similarly, He/she will report directly to the State Project Coordinator.

Specific Duties

  • Firstly, Ensure that procurement is carried out such that transparency, integrity, economy, openness, fairness, competition and accountability remain the cardinal target.
  • Facilitate the preparation as well as update and review of the yearly procurement plan while ensuring that procurement activities are carried out as per the approved procurement plan.
  • In like manner, Similarly, Prepare State Quarterly Tracking Procurement plan.
  • Furthermore, Maintain and regularly update the contract register and No-objection tracker.
  • Prepare and periodically update the state data base of vendors, suppliers and consultants.
  • Facilitate the preparation of technical specifications! terms of reference for procurement of goods, works and services.
  • In like manner, Prepare bidding documents, tender notices, and invitations for bids.
  • Furthermore, Receive, open and evaluate bids, as well as finalize contracts.
  • Administer contracts to ensure compliance with the contracts conditions, payment terms.
  • Moreover, Maintain all the records relating to procurement.
  • Similarly, Handle issues relating to contract negotiation, complaints and debriefing.
  • Prepare procurement implementation reports in accordance with the reporting requirements of IFAD and the Government.
  • Provide training, guidance and supervision to the beneficiaries and service providers.
  • Ensure that the procurement capacity of the beneficiaries and service providers is developed.
  • In like manner, Reporting and Location
  • Finally, the position will be in the SPCO housed in the State ADP. The SPRO will report directly to the SPAC.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum university degree in Engineering, Finance, Management, Purchasing or equivalent qualifications.
    Minimum of 4 years of relevant post qualification experience.
  • Strong background and experience in successfully carrying out procurement using similar procedures, methods, specifications etc.
  • Knowledge (at least 2 years) of internationally accepted ‘best practice’ systems, the Nigerian Procurement Laws and Guidelines and experience in working with
  • IFAD or any donor funded projects.
  • Likewise, Good writing skills and good computer skills.
  • Demonstrate team spirit, good interpersonal and conflict management skills.
  • Lastly, Integrity and confidentiality.


Application Closing Date

16th April, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications with detailed CV of not more than 5 pages to the following addresses: , ,

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