PwC latest Jobs in Nigeria for Chief Procurement Officers (CPO) 2015

Job Description

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) – Our client, a recipient of World Bank Assisted Project Funds desires to set up a Project Management Unit (PMU) for the establishment of a major agricultural processing facility in Kogi State, Nigeria, and now seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)

Reference Number: SCPZ04
Location: Lokoja/Alape

Roles & Responsibilities
Overall Function of the Position:

  • The Chief Procurement Specialist (CPS) will be responsible for the coordination of the procurement unit, of goods, works and services financed under the Project.

Specific Duties of the Position:

  • Coordinates the procurement plan/process for bids, RFPs and ensures compliance with the World Bank procurement procedures, contract management and procurement capacity building work.
  • Collaborates with the World Bank to develop and monitor schemes to strengthen the procurement management of the Project.
  • Prepares, reviews and implements the project procurement plan annually and when necessary.
  • Organizes and coordinates procurement workshops and training for Project officers.
  • Undertakes sub-contract implementation for participating public agencies and NGOs.
  • Provides procurement advisory services to all levels of the Project Implementation Unit.
  • Assists the Project Director in coordinating with stakeholders and undertakes any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director.


  • Minimum First Degree in Engineering, Law, Purchasing and Supply, Business Administration, Marketing or other relevant qualification, with relevant training in World Bank Group procurement guidelines and procedures.
  • Minimum of 14 years post-qualification experience in procurement under externally assisted projects. Direct experience in World Bank-financed projects, manufacturing and construction industries would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated competence in procurement under externally assisted projects.
  • Good communication and writing skills, and good working knowledge of Microsoft office suite.

Application Closing Date
13th October, 2015.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume to: quoting the job title and reference code for the position in the subject.