Applicants must possess first degree or equivalent qualification in any relevant discipline (e.g. Procurement, Engineering, Management, Finance, Law and Commerce). In addition, a Masters Degree or internationally recognized Certificate courses in Public Procurement will be an advantage. Membership of Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply Management of Nigeria, Membership of Institute of Purchasing & Supply, UK or any relevant professional body will be required. Applicants must have 15 years cumulative work experience of which 8 years should be in Public Procurement related work and at least 5 years at senior Management level.
In addition to the above, Applicants should have sound knowledge of Public Procurement principles, be able to develop effective monitoring tools for ensuring compliance and conducting post – review audits across MDAs, as well as experience in developing strategic skills and building highly effective procurement capabilities in the Public Sector. Broad knowledge of project Management and basic ICT tools including MS Word, Excel, Database and Powerpoint is essential.