Ministry of Science and Higher Education National Procurement Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

Ministry of Science and Higher Education National Procurement Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description


  • The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, represented by the Federal Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Ministry of Finance as well as the development partners have agreed to advance their shared objective of accelerated implementation of the TVET-Sector contributing to the ESHI-TVET Sustainable Development Program (hereinafter referred to as the “ESHI-TSDP”) in accordance to the Education Sector Development Program “ESDP”) TVET Strategy and the new Education Road Map.

  • The ESHI-TSDP shall encompass all activities and associated results as specified in the Results Framework annexed to this ToR

  • The Joint Financial Partners (JFPs) are in agreement that a basket funding modality managed by the MoSHE, using the Government´s procedures shall be established for the additional finance for the TVET sector.

  • This shall contribute to priority areas within the strategic framework of ESDP that are underfunded.

  • Basket is the preferred modality of the MoSHE for harmonizing the assistance of Development Partners (“DPs”) and scaling up the support of the TVET-Sector.

  • The Government of Ethiopia (“GoE”) has committed itself to provide an agreed level of funding to the ESHI-TSDP.

  • Any DP channeling resources to the sector through the sector budget support can at any moment join the JFA.

  • This JFA sets out the jointly agreed terms and procedures for the ESHI-TSDP, including planning, financial management, governance framework and decision-making, reporting, review and evaluation and audit.

  • The Signatories are committed to the principles of aid effectiveness and to enhancing ownership, alignment, harmonization, results orientation and mutual accountability in their support to the Ethiopian TVET-Sector.

  • The partnership framework is founded on the commitment to adhere to ‘one plan, one budget, one report’ concept and serves as a coordinating framework for consultations, joint reviews of performance, and
    common procedures on monitoring and reporting.

  • The priority areas to be supported will be defined in the revised TVET-Sector strategy (to be

    Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications and Experience

  • The candidate should have a minimum of Master’s Degree in Procurement and related fields from recognized university and at least eight years of practical experience in International and national procurement management.

  • Moreover, the candidates should have experience in financial management of DPs financed projects including their policies, procedures and operational guidelines for financial management and disbursement.

    In addition, the candidate is expected to have

  • Relevant experience in the procurement of works, goods and selection of consultancy services required.

  • Proven familiarity with donor financed procurement guidelines and procedures including standard bidding documents for procurement of works, goods and selection of consultants

  • Relevant experience in government procurement of Works, high- value goods, services

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Practical experience in designing and implementing training programs in procurement management

  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken.

  • Excellent skill in writing reports (performance, progress and minutes) in English.

  • Excellent skill in the use of computers and financial application software.

  • Good inter-personal skills.

    How to Apply

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  • Subject: Application for Procurement Specialist (ESHI Program)

  • Expressions of interest (CV), Cover letter and documentary evidence for fulfilling the qualifications must be sent to the email below, on or before May 31st 2020, 17:00 local time.

  • Please specify the position of the post in the subject line of your e-mail for easy sort-out of applicants.

  • Candidates who meet the minimum requirement shall be invited for further assessment.

  • Due to the COVID-19 situation we will only being accepting applications via email

  • The address referred to above is:

    Ministry of Science and Higher Education

    East Africa Skills for Transformation and Regional Integration Project (EASTRIP)

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    E-Mail Address:

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