Procurement Unit

 

The Procurement unit is one of the key sections that is directly under the supervision of the Permanent Secretary. It has the statutory responsibility to process all procurement activities for the Ministry both capital and recurrent expenditure in accordance with the set standards and rules of the Bureau of Public Procurement Act.

 

The Unit is currently headed by a Deputy Director and supported by other staff, cutting across various grades of Cadre.

 

MANDATE

The Procurement Unit is charged with the responsibility of processing all procurement activities of the Ministry both of capital and recurrent expenditures.

 

FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIT

  • Submission of the procurement plan prepared by the Procurement Planning Committee to the Tender Board for approval

  • Preparation of tenders notification and request for expression of interest

  • Preparation of submission to advertising media of document for soliciting quotations, pre-qualification, bidding and request for proposal.

  • Issuing documents for soliciting quotations. Pre-qualification, bidding and request for proposal.

  • Receiving and arranging opening of: pre-qualification documents, bids, quotations and request for proposal.

  • Submission of evaluation reports to the Tenders Board for: pre-qualification, bids, quotations and consultants proposal for approval.

  • Submission of quotations for minor value procurements (below N5M) to the Accounting Officer for approval.

  • Making arrangements for contract negotiations.

  • Making arrangement for contract signing by the Accounting Officer.

  • Preparing documentation for submission to the Bureau for approval.

  • Preparing response to complaints for submission to the Tenders Board for approval.

  • Preparation of documentation on complaints for submission to the Bureau.

  • Preparation of all data and information required by the Bureau.

  • Monitoring of all Ministry’s on-going and existing projects.

  • Any other assignment that will be given by the Accounting Officer that may be necessary to enhance performance of the procurement function.

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