Procurement Analyst

Asian Development Bank

Manila, Philippines

Experience: 3 to 5 Years

Skill Required: Media and Communication

As a Procurement Analyst, you will work closely with other members of the PPFD Procurement Sector Team and engage proactively with Sector Group staff, executing and implementing agencies (EA/IAs), engaged consultants and other stakeholders on all procurement-related aspects of the sector portfolio, to facilitate the successful formulation, processing, administration and monitoring of ADB-financed loan, grant, and technical assistance (TA) projects.

You will:

  • Serve as a procurement expert in a PPFD Procurement Sector Team.
  • Under the supervision of the Procurement Sector Lead, undertake the transactional review of various procurement documents, including bidding documents, bid evaluation reports, and recommendations for contract award for goods, works nonconsulting and consulting services.
  • Provide advice on compliance with ADB Procurement Policy: Goods, Works, Nonconsulting and Consulting Services (2017, as amended from time to time), and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).
  • Assist with the procurement aspects of the project preparation documents, review and comment on the bidding document and evaluation reports and consolidate comments, requests for clarifications and/or revisions and draft the relevant sections of the electronic procurement approval form (ePAF), for approval by the relevant delegated authority.
  • Provide assistance to EA/IAs in preparing various procurement documents to ensure full compliance with ADB’s procurement guidelines and financing agreements.
  • Assist Sector Group in processing and administering TA, support the recruitment process in close coordination with the Sector Group. Assist with the recruitment of individual consultants and resource persons.
  • Assist loan/grant/TA and participate in processing missions in preparing the strategic procurement planning report and procurement plan, reviewing contract packaging, and discussing with EA/IAs to support project processing, implementation, and other consultation missions.
  • In discussion with the Procurement Sector Lead, escalate complex matters where it is agreed that they need to be addressed at a higher organizational level.
  • Where assigned, assist with other non-project-related procurement initiatives led by PPFD, including organization and participation in business opportunities fairs and seminars, internal policy development activities, creation of knowledge products, participation at procurement events.
  • Assist in developing training materials and case studies and in conducting procurement training to Sector Group, EA/IAs, engaged consultants etc.
  • Contribute to the achievement of corporate targets, including by assisting PPFD and Sector Group in meeting its obligations to management around procurement metrics.
  • Compile and maintain key procurement metrics covering performance indicators in the sector assigned.
  • Perform any other assignments as required and reflected in the incumbent’s workplan.

Qualifications:

You will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in engineering, law, business administration or related discipline; preferably with advanced training in public procurement or relevant fields
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in project preparation, processing and implementation with substantial experience in procurement and contract management.
  • Procurement Accreditation Skills Scheme (PASS) accreditation in both procurement and consultant recruitment will be preferred. Non-accredited applicants may be considered and will be required to complete accreditation within one year of appointment.
  • Experience with ADB or similar multilateral development bank’s procurement policies, regulations, guidelines, and procedures, and anticorruption policies.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workload within general schedule of work, instructions and standardized practices.
  • Strong conceptual skills and ability to identify issues and appropriate actions.
  • Ability to liaise with counterparts effectively and work collaboratively as a constructive team member.
  • Excellent written (including report-writing) and verbal communication skills in English
  • Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff Level 7.

Source: https://www.adb.org/careers/240291