General Manager – Procurement and Contract Management

General Manager - Procurement and Contract Management - 0009 Individual Consultant (46462-003)
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

• Assist Odisha Skill Development Authority (OSDA)/ World Skill Centre (WSC) and Government of Odisha in
Procurement and Contract Management matters.
• Support in Procurement Process- which includes preparation of bidding document by using Standard
Bidding Documents ,assist OSDA in designing Post Qualification and Evaluation criteria, finalizing Cost
Estimates and Technical Specifications  as per ADB and Odisha Government norms.
• Assist in preparing Technical and Price bid evaluation reports in case of Goods and Civil works and
various Submissions in case of Consultant selection.
• Assist in selection of successful Contractor/Supplier/Consultant/Service vendor.
• Assist in Contract negotiations and Signing of contract agreement.
• Assist in overall Procurement Performance Monitoring of all the projects under the OSDP (Odisha Skill
Development Project) by designing Project Monitoring Sheets, regular updating and initiating next stage
action as per the statutory provisions.
• Assist in Contract and Consultant management by reviewing the invoices, verification of eligible
payments and release of payments as per the contractual provisions.
• Assist in follow up with Suppliers, Contractors and Consultants and in contract performance review.
• Assist in regulatory framework and procedures for dispute resolution of contracts.
• Assist in issuing guidance on the evaluation procedures, reporting formats and any other suitable
monitoring tools.
• Assist in Organizing and record keeping of all contract related documents after completion of
• Any Other Responsibility assigned.

Project Description
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $75 million loan for the
implementation of the Odisha Skill Development Project (OSDP). The project aims to improve the skills
development ecosystem in Odisha and establish an advanced skills training center, the World Skill Center
(WSC), in the state capital Bhubaneswar. The proposed project will help the Government of Odisha
transform its skills development system by establishing WSC and integrating government ITIs,
polytechnics as well as engineering colleges under a hub-and-spoke model. The proposed model aims to
expand the state’s training capacity, uplift the quality of skills training, and strengthen the market
relevance of training programs, which would enhance the skills and employability of young workforce for
the high-demand priority sectors. It will further strengthen the overall branding of “Skilled in Odisha”
Screening Criteria 1
"Engineering Graduate from reputed institute with 10 years of relevant experience in Procurement and Contract management."
Screening Criteria 2
Conversant with Computer as required for this assignment is must
Screening Criteria 3
"Experience of externally aided projects will be preferred"
Screening Criteria 4
"Experience of working in Odisha and States similar to Odisha will be preferred."

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