Field Procurement Officer Job Careers – Islamic Development Bank (IDB)

Organisation: Islamic
Development Bank (IDB)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Islamic
Development Bank (IDB) is a multi-lateral development financing institution
located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 1973 by the Finance
Ministers at the first Organisation of the Islamic Conference (now called the
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation) with the support of the king of Saudi
Arabia at the time (Faisal), and began its activities on 20 October 1975.
Job Summary:  The Field Procurement Officer will perform
duties related to the planning, implementing and monitoring of project
procurement related activities within the locations associated with the
regional hubs to fulfill the needs of the Bank. This role ensures effective
compliance to procurement guidelines for the successful preparation, appraisal
and implementation of approved projects.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Procedures & Processes:
  • Implements the policies and procedures contained in the procurement
    Guidelines of the Bank.
  • Provide Technical advice to the project officers in preparation of
    project procurement Plans.
  • Contribute to the development of procurement policies and procedures
    considering Member Countries’ needs, IDB Group priorities and observed
    trends among similar MDBs.
Project Procurement
  • Extend the Project Procurement Facilitation and Implementation
    Support for improved quality at entry, implementation and at completion
    in-order to improve quality in project delivery.
  • Provide support in risk assessment in projects as per the
    procurement Guidelines and follow-up with concerned parties in-order to
    maintain acceptable risk mitigation measures.
  • Support in the elaboration of project concept notes, preparation and
    appraisal of projects in-order to provide the required advice on
    procurement matters.
  • Organize project start-up workshops, conduct staff briefings and
    provide necessary support for the country portfolio.
  • Review and clearance, as the case may be, of Procurement Documents
    (RfP, BD, PQD, EoI, GPN, SPN…) received from beneficiaries and ensure its
    compliance with IDB requirements.
Customer Service: Contribute in resolution of procurement
issues from various stakeholders, including those related to input in
complaints handling as per the guidelines, in-order to deliver the bank’s
required levels of service in all interactions with stakeholders.
Contribute in the
capacity development of concerned stakeholders through organizing and preparing
specialized workshops on project procurement policies and procedures as per the
procurement guidelines of IDB, both internally and externally.
  • Contribute in preparation of Country Procurement Assessment Reports
    (CPAR), Country Portfolio Performance Review (CPPR) & Project
    Procurement Audit Reports.
  • Prepare periodic briefs on procurement related issues in-order to
    ensure concerned parties are briefed regularly on project activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Field
    Procurement Officer job vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Engineering or related field
  • At least five to eight years of experience in project procurement of
  • Three years’ experience in project management and implementation.
  • Bank Knowledge
  • Country Knowledge and Programming
  • Country Portfolio Assessment
  • Project Risk Assessment and Evaluation
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Project Management
  • Motivation to learn and share
  • Languages: English
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates who wish to join the Islamic Development Bank are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 31st July 2018
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