Director General PPOA

Our client, the Public Procurement Oversight Authority (PPOA) is a public body created under the Public Procurement and Disposal Act (PPDA), to establish procedures for efficient public procurement and for the disposal of unserviceable, obsolete or surplus stores, assets and equipment by the public entities and to provide for other related matters such as ensuring that there is efficient, fair, competitive and transparent procedures in public procurement and for disposals by public entities.

PPOA wishes to recruit a strong, experienced, transformative and innovative leader to take up the position of Director General and be the Chief Executive Officer responsible for the overall direction, management and administration of the Authority.

Reporting to PPOA Board, the Director General's Role will include:

  • Formulating and implementing strategic policies that are in compliance with the Act and Regulations and taking charge of the activities of public procurement reforms including proposing amendments to the Act, Regulations and other public procurement and disposal directives;
  • Ensuring implementation of sound management policies, procedures and systems for effective and efficient operations of the Authority;
  • Initiating the development of procurement plans and policies and undertaking resource mobilization and management to ensure that the Authority's annual plans and estimates are effectively managed in accordance with the Act;
  • Formulating and implementing effective communication between Management and the Advisory Board as well as between different levels of management to promote effective management and good governance.
  • Providing guidance to procuring entities on procurement management and the training and development of staff responsible for procurement and disposal of assets;
  • Managing good relations with external stakeholders in order to build a strong but friendly corporate image as far as management of public procurement affairs is concerned.
  • Be the principal spokesperson of the Authority and Secretary to the Advisory Board. The Person Required must have:
  • Good understanding of Government operations, the Act and Regulations and a professional qualification on Supply Management or its equivalent from a reputable institution;
  • Notable success in leading a successful team through creativity, innovation and team leadership skills;
  • Ability to think and act strategically while managing a mixture of mission based and financial performance targets;
  • Strong influential and executive leadership style, articulate and confident personality able to instil confidence in the organisation;
  • Experience in nurturing corporate business relationships and establishment of long-term symbiotic partnerships with external stakeholders; Excellent communication, writing, documentation and interpersonal skills.

    If you are interested and fit the above bill, with over 10 years experience 5 of which have been in a senior management position, a holder of a University degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering or related field from a recognized university, not more than 55 years old and willing to negotiate a highly competitive remuneration.

    Application should be done through the website.

    Application deadline; 9th November

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit; Public Procurement Oversight Authority Website
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