Procurement management includes, inter alia:
- Preparation and Publication of Procurement Notices (Contract Notice, Contract Award Notice);
- Evaluation of Applications for (pre-)qualification;
- Short-listing of Candidates to be invited to submit Tenders
- Preparation and distribution of Tender Dossier;
- Clarification of questions from tenderers;
- Evaluation of Tenders;
- Contract Negotiation / Award of Contract;
- Capacity development of Client's Organisation in connection with procurement.
Amongst the clients for which I am providing / have provided such expertise in recent years are:
- Department for International Development (UK) / Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Technical assistance, as procurement specialist appointed to the TA team of Atos Consulting UK, to the Comprehensive Agriculture & Rural Development Facility (CARD-F) under the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) and Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), Afghanistan.
Independent Consultant providing assistance to Tender Committee through the complete tendering process from publication of Contract Notice to Award of Contract for the following tenders:
> Technical Assistance Consultants under the Programme of Sector Support to the Water and
Sanitation sector in Burkina Faso(2010);
> Technical Advisory Services under the Programme of Sector Support to the Water, Sanitation and
Water Resources sector in Mali (2006 - 2007);
> Technical Advisory Services under the 'LEDIB - Local Economic Development in the Balkans'
programme (2006 - 2007);
> Technical Assistance under the Corporate Governance Component of the Business Sector
Programme Support to Ghana - as freelancer for PEM Consult (2005).
> Directorate General of Sea Transportation (DGST), Ministry of Transportation, Republic of Indonesia:
Procurement Consultant providing technical assistance to DGST in connection with the preparation and
implementation of a Call for Tenders for a Works Contractor to design and build (FIDIC Yellow Book) a Ship
Reporting System and Vessel Traffic Services for the Sunda and Lombok Straits in Indonesia (2008 - 2009);
> Dhaka Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (DWASA), Bangladesh:
Procurement Consultant providing technical assistance to DWASA in connection with the preparation
and implementation of a call for proposals for Consulting Engineers to supervise the construction of
an extension to a Water Treatment Plant supplying Dhaka in Bangladesh (2007 - 2009).
> The Roads Development Agency (RDA), Zambia:
Procurement Consultant providing technical assistance to RDA in connection with the preparation and
implementation of a call for proposals for Consulting Engineers to design and supervise the
implementation of 3 bridges across the Zambezi River in Zambia (2007 - 2009).
> Church's Auxiliary for Social Action, CASA (India): Humanitarian Support for Tsunami affected
Families of Nagapattina,
District, Tamil Nadu, India: Capacity building of Indian partner organisation in procurement
procedures for International Open Call for Tenders for fishing boats, nets and motors using EU
> Lutheran World Service India, LWSI: Various Humanitarian Operations in India providing disaster
relief after serious flooding in Bihar and West Bengal (2000 - 2003);
> Organisation for Eelam Refugees Rehabilitation, OfERR (India): Humanitarian Assistance to Tamil
Refugees from Sri Lanka in India: Development of strategy for procurement of foodstuffs,
development of ECHO approved procurement procedures for foodstuffs and medicines and provision
of basic training and guidance in implementation ofthe procurement procedures (2002).