Director, Public Procurement

Core Duties

  • Coordinates reports for submission to the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service (MOFP), Office of the Contractor General (OCG), Public Procurement Commission (PPC) and Cabinet Office.
  • Monitors the organization’s procurement activities to ensure conformity to the Procurement Plan.
  • Ensures that tender documents are prepared in accordance with GOJ standards and disseminated timely and accurately.
  • Oversees the tendering and contract award processes.
  • Represents the organization at PPC Sector Committee, PPC Cabinet Infrastructure Committee meetings.
  • Liaises with representatives of funding agencies and government departments on matters relating to purchases and external payments for goods to ensure that established guidelines, rules and regulations are adhered to.
  • Procures goods and services on a competitive basis without compromising quality and ensures proper storage.
  • Ensures that funds are allocated to meet the expenditure for goods prior to placement of orders and ensures that the procurement practices conform to procurement guidelines of the FAA Act.
  • Manages, monitors and controls the procurement of goods and services and ensures that the objectives and basic principles of procurement guidelines and procedures are complied with. ? Assists senior directors in developing guidelines for establishing priorities in the allocation of resources.


Minimum Qualification and Experience

  • BSc. in Business Administration, Management Studies, Public Administration, Public Sector Management, Economics or Accounting, ACCA Level 2 or equivalent qualification from an accredited institution
  • Certificate in Public Procurement: UNDP/CIPS Level 3 or INPRI/MIND Level 4
  • Five (5) years related work experience in procurement of goods and services


Salary band: $2,023,417 - $2,405,207 p.a. plus applicable allowance


Applications should be submitted by Friday October 30, 2020

Electoral Commission of Jamaica
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary range min USD 14,030 and max USD 16,677 p.a.
US$14000 to US$16800 pa
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Five (5) years'
Your Education Level
Bachelor's Degree|in Business Administration
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