Killefit consult

consultant sourcing and project management

Technical support to the Office of the Chief Procurement Officer of South Africa

Location South Africa
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 Expert Senior Category 1, public business development
  E2 Expert Senior Category 1, public procurement
  E3 Expert Senior Category 1, development of a governance, monitoring and compliance strategy and implementation plan, public procurement reform
Commencement 01-04-2014
MISSION duration  
  E1 56.00 working days
  E2 56.00 working days
  E3 56.00 working days
Language  skills Excellent written and spoken English
Deadline 16/03/2014 12:00:00Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement; posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToRs are available only for shortlisted experts
Eligible Nationalities All
Observations
  • Only short listed consultants will be replied to.
  • Please apply only if you fulfill all requirements for the vacant position
  • All experts must have at least regional experience
  • Please send us your CV in the EU AID format; you may download the templates at http://wp.me/p1sHoW-5D

CONTACTapplicationskillefit@gmail.com

Please note that we will respond only to candidates who meet the requirements of positions

Only short listed consultants will be replied to.

 

If you wish to submit your candidature, please send us:

 

1 – Your up dated and position-adjusted CV in EU AID format, in the language of vacancy and as word.doc detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments. CVs in other format than EU format will not be evaluated.

2 – The country, no of position/field (s) you will apply for in the subject line of message

3 – Your daily/monthly fee (EUR) without the living allowances.

4 – Your communication details (Mobil, phone, etc.)

 

Suggestions: Please make sure, that the experience requested is also shown “Description” section 14 of your CV. As the selections are very strict and paper based, we request you to prepare your CV in the right format and detail all the relevant experience under the Professional experience table as much as possible. There is no problem if your CV is long, the most important is to prepare so that it describes clearly your experiences relevant to the mission. (Your CV has to sell you!)

 

Restrictions: In case consultants are short listed, they must be able to provide documentary evidence for educational and professional items in their CVs (copies of diplomas, copies of employers’ reference letters, etc.). Documents those are not available in English have to be accompanied by a faithful translation. This is mandatory requirement for Europe Aid tenders.

DESCRIPTION

 

4.2  Required Outputs

 

The outputs (deliverables) of this assignment will comprise of:

 

i)             Inception Report detailing the project plan activities and methodology for undertaking the research required.

 

For Work Stream 1

ii)            Detailed Report including the following expected outputs:

a.             O-CPO strategy document

b.             O-CPO operational plans

c.             O-CPO implementation plans

 

 

d.            O-CPO operational support systems developed including:

i.              Business policies

ii.             Business processes

iii.            Client support service model

iv.            Stakeholder relationship management plan

v.             Stakeholder communication management plan

vi.            Strategic and operational support and advice.

 

For Work Stream 2

 

iii)           Detailed Report covering the following outputs:

a.             International government procurement reform trends and good practices, including new and innovate public procurement policy and practice.

b.             Defining a draft Public Procurement Reform Agenda and Roadmap, including a supporting Public Procurement Reform Plan.

c.             All research findings and recommendations, including a database of research documentation.

d.            Proposed adoption of appropriate Change Management Processes.

 

For Work Stream 3

 

iv)           Detailed Report covering the following outputs:

a.             International governance, monitoring and compliance trends documented;

b.             Good practices from international government procurement monitoring and compliance documented and presented;

c.             New and innovative ways of monitoring and compliance policy and practices documented and presented;

d.            Significant and material contributions made to the governance, monitoring and compliance plans; and

e.             Significant and material contributions made to the adoption of appropriate development and change processes.

 

 

Profile: Expert 1  

Category of expert              Senior Category 1               

Duration                56 Working Days

Requirements        The expert should have:

• A recognised Master’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Business Management, Business Administration, Organisational Management or an equivalent qualification in a field related to this assignment, plus at least 12 years general experience in the field.

• An understanding and experience of establishing public sector business units is essential as a basis for undertaking the work required.

• Extensive knowledge and experience in strategy formulation and implementation; as well as business process engineering.

• The ability to adopt a hands-on approach is fundamental to undertaking the assignment derived from the scope of work described above.

 

Profile: Expert 2  

Category of expert              Senior Category 1               

Duration                56 Working Days 

 

Requirements        The expert should have:

• A Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Supply Chain Management (or Procurement) and/or a Public Financial Management field and/or Commerce or equivalent qualification. A qualification as a Chartered Accountant or Chartered Management Accountant is considered an equivalent to a Master’s Degree.

• Extensive knowledge and experience in public procurement with at least 12 years’ general experience related to this assignment.

• In the absence of a Master’s Degree, a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management and/or a Public Financial Management field and/or Commerce or an equivalent qualification, will be considered with at least 15 years’ experience in the fields listed above.

• The ability to facilitate and contribute to the development of public procurement reform agendas, roadmaps and implementation plans.

• The ability to research, document and present procurement trends, and new and innovative procurement policy and practice.

Profile: Expert 3  

Category of expert              Senior Category 1               

Duration                56 Working Days 

 

Requirements

• A Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Supply Chain Management (or Procurement) and/or a Public Financial Management field and/or Commerce or equivalent qualification. A qualification as a Chartered Accountant or Chartered Management Accountant is considered an equivalent to a Master’s Degree.

• At least 12 years’ general experience related to this assignment.

• In the absence of a Master’s Degree, a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management and/or a Public Financial Management field and/or Commerce or an equivalent qualification, will be considered with at least 15 years’ experience in the fields listed above.

• Experience in the development of a governance, monitoring and compliance strategy and implementation plan.

• Experience in undertaking research, compile reports and present governance, monitoring and compliance trends; and innovative procurement policy and practices.

• An understanding of international public procurement practices will be advantageous.

Combined, the team should demonstrate:

• A good understanding of legal frameworks that govern public procurement.

• An understanding of the South African public procurement regulatory environment and challenges with implementation thereof, will be advantageous.

• Knowledge and experience in public procurement reform.

EC rules applicable to any EC assignment

• Working days are from Monday to Friday, if not indicated otherwise in the ToR

• Per diem covers all expenses of the expert (local transport, hotel, meals, telecom, etc.) and it is only paid if the expert stay overnight.

• International travel: the EC only reimburse economy class flight tickets