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  • Posted: Sep 26, 2022
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    Niger State was created on 3rd February, 1976 from the defunct North-Western State during the regime of General Murtala Ramat Mohammed; however, the State actually began functioning on April 1st of that year. There were originally Nine Local Government areas (LGAs), namely: Chanchaga, Rafi, Bangi, Gbako, Etswan, Suleja, Mariga, Magama and Lavun. Agaie and La...
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    Procurement Officer

    Project Background
    The Government of Niger State has applied for the financial assistance from the ISDB to reconstruct 82KM Minna-Bida road. This would increase on ridding quality, increase capacity of the road and link to the Federal roads (Minna-Lambatta-Suleja and Bida-Lambatta-Suleja).

    The rationale of the Project includes the following:

    • Increase movement of goods and services, 
    • Reduce accident rates, 
    • Revenue generation, 
    • Improve access to health facilities and
    • Improve access to markets.

    Project Components
    Government of Niger State palns to reconstruct the existing Minna-Kataeregi-Bida in Niger State. The scope of the project includes:

    • Reconstruction of existing carriageway
    • Dualization of carriageway (82KM) with interchange at Minna and Bida terminals
    • Construction of 2 Nox toll plazas with shopping arcade
    • Construction of pedestrian bridges
    • Construction of social development initiatives (schools, market, water points, health facilities); and
    • Maintenance Programme and Capacity Building  for Project staff.

    The Objectives of the Assignment

    • The Objectives of the assignment are to provide professional advice and management support to the SPMU  to effectively implement the project. In order to achieve these objective, the SPMU staff would carry out, broad scope of project management activities

    Job Description
    Duties includes but not limited to the following:

    • Administratively responsible to the PC
    • To understudy the Procurement Consultant with a view to eventually takeover after the 24 month contract duration;
    • Manages the project procurement through implementing all policies and procedures related to procurement activities & ensuring that the procurement guidelines and provisions are followed in all the project transactions;
    • Develops procurement tools, such as standard format for Terms Of Reference, Technical Specifications, customized contracts for staff and other individual consultants
    • Post "Specific Procurement Notices" (SPN) and "Requests for Expressions of Interest" (EOD) for goods and consulting services, respectively. ( Undertakes necessary advertisement on annual and periodic basis;
    • Undertakes procurement activities, such as preparing/reviewing technical specifications for goods and terms of reference for consulting services; preparing bidding documents; writing evaluation reports; providing necessary assistance and tools for conducting evaluation processes; etc.


    • Must possess a Degree in a relevant field of study including Engineering, Procurement, Purchasing & Supply, Law, Quantity Survey, or any other Social Science;
    • Must have above 4 years experience in procurement or related assignments;
    • Experience in Multilateral Banks finance Project is an added advantage
    • Excellent computer skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should address and send their written expression of interest in form of Application Letter with comprehensive CV and relevant credentials in 10 copies in bind form to:
    Niger State Ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development,
    Attention: The Permanent Secretary,
    Niger State Ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development,
    Abdulkareem Lafene Secretariat Complex,
    Minna, Niger State.

    Mobile number: 07036916585

    Note: Interested candidates may obtain further information at: Niger State Ministry of Works and Infrastructural Development, Abdulkareem Lafene Secretariat Complex, Minna from 09:00 - 17:00 hours (Local time).

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