Procurement Specialist

Promoting Research Innovation through Development of Fintech Institute at GIFT - CS-01 ProjectManagement Support
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The specialist will:
(i) assist PMU in planning, managing, and coordinating procurement and consultant (individuals) recruitment activities;
(ii) assist PMU in preparing and updating procurement plans, detailed procurement and contract management plans, contract award projections, and progress reports on procurement, consultant recruitments, and contract administration;
(iii) provide training for staff of PMU and GIFT City on ADB’s procurement policy and regulations, procedures, and requirements;
(iv) assist PMU in preparing bidding documents for goods, works, IT products and services, bid evaluation reports, draft contracts, contract negotiations, contract variation requests, and other submission documents for ADB’s review;
(v) assist PMU in preparing TORs for consultants, expression of interest templates, shortlists, requests for proposals, proposal evaluation reports, draft contracts, contract negotiations, and contract variation requests, and other submission documents for ADB’s review;
(vi) assist PMU, GIFT City, and institute personnel in supervising contractors, suppliers, and consultants, and managing their contracts, deliverables, and payments.
(vii) procurement support required for operationalizing the FinTech institute like operating partners’ selection and awarding the contracts as per finals process laid down by GIFT, etc.; and
(viii) Prepare independent procurement manual / SOP for the functioning of the Fintech Institute guided under the existing GIFT procurement processes and approved by competent authorities

Project Description
The objective of the assignment is to provide technical professional support and strengthen the capacity of Project Management Unit (PMU) to carry out day to-day project management activities and facilitate project implementation in accordance with ADB’s policies and guidelines, and laws and regulations of the Government of India. Specifically, the consulting firm will assist in:
(i) Project Coordination and implementation support
(ii) Planning, budgeting, financial management, and procurement
(iii) Technical Support to the PMU / Fintech Institute
(iv) Monitoring and reporting
(v) Safeguards
Screening Criteria 1
The specialist should have a master's degree in law,/ public administration,/ business administration,/ engineering,/ and other relevant discipline
Screening Criteria 2
At least 8 years of experience in preparing and managing procurement of goods, works, and services, and recruitment of consulting services, and administrating contracts under IFI-financed projects; and demonstrated knowledge and experience of ADB's procurement policy and regulations, standard bidding documents, and other relevant guides and documents.

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