VACANCY ANNOUCEMENT: International Procurement Expert
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The Ministry of Education and Training has received a loan from the special fund resources of World Bank (WB) toward the Project of establishing Vietnam Germany University, aims to develop the University becoming a top training and research center of Vietnam as well as a university meeting regional and international standards; Project Management Unit of New Model University Project (PMU) is looking for a International Procurement Expert during the project implementation.

General Tasks:

- Ensure that the bid selection procedure complies with the regulations of the WB and the Vietnamese Law;

- Select the most qualified bidder with high quality and ensure the progress and high effectiveness;

- Transfer knowledge and improve the capacity for the staffs of the PMU on procurement and project management.

Scope of the assignment:

- Research and collect all related information to develop the bid documents;

- Prepare bid documents in English, including but not limited to documents as follows: (1) General Procurement Plan, Annual Procurement Plan and the revised Procurement Plan (if any); (2) Request for Expression of Interest; (3) Request for Proposal; (4) Evaluation Report for the Expression of Interest and for Proposal; (5) Draft Contract, etc;

- Organize and implement all assignments related to procurement (advertisement, preparation of documents for opening and closing bidding, evaluation of the Proposal, etc);

- Deal with information related to the procurement process (answering questions of the bidders about the Request for Proposal, writing letters to the bidders to make clearer about their Proposal, etc);

- Participate in the evaluation of the Expression of Interest and Proposals;

- Participate in the contract negotiation;

- Manage the contract and participate in the acceptance process, payment and settlement of the contract; 

- Report periodically and unexpectedly (if requested) on procurement process and implementation of the contract for leaders of the PMU and other competent authorities;

- Record and manage all documents and information related to the procurement process in accordance with regulations systematically and scientifically;

- Provide training for national procurement specialists of the PMU and the Project Management Unit of Vietnamese – German University (VMU);

- Support the VMU in procurement activities;

- Implement other tasks if requested by leaders of the PMU. 

Requirements for international procurement specialist:

- Implement the assignment with high responsibility; be responsible to   the leaders of the PMU and the Law for his/her work performance;

-  Ensure that his/her work performance meets (1) the quality, (2) the progress; (3) and complies with the World Bank guidelines on procurement;

- Comply with the code of conduct and professional ethics under the WB guidelines on procurement and other Vietnamese related legal regulations;

-  Follow the task assignment by the leaders of PMU, labor discipline and regulations of the PMU.


- Have Bachelor degree or higher degrees in architects, civil engineering, economic, law; preference to candidates who have education background specialized on architects or civil engineering;

- Have at least 15- year experience in practical working;

- Have at least 8- year working experience as an international procurement specialist in MDB-funded projects (Multilateral Development Banks, such as WB, ADB,..);

- Have experience in complex international procurement, good knowledge of the WB /IDA guidelines for procurement of goods, civil works and services;

- Have in-depth knowledge of international public procurement principles, procedures, and practices;

- Have completed a multi-building, multi-tens-of-millions of dollars equivalent project using World Bank procedures;

- Have demonstrated capacity to train local staff and experience in holding a workshop/training in procurement;

- Previous experience in project design and implementation is preferable;

- Have strong communication skills;

- Be proficient in English, able to write reports, make presentation, etc;

- Preferably have experience working in the region;

- Be fluent in using computer softwares for professional work.

Working time: Full-time (from 8:00 to 17:00, Monday to Friday);

Working location: Hanoi.

Interested candidates will deliver the letter of application and a detail CV with all related degrees in English in person or email: or sent via post to the below mentioned address by: The Project of Management Unit of New Model University Project, Ministry of Education and Training. No.15 Hai Ba Trung street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, Vietnam hereunder before 5.00 pm (Vietnamese time), June 05th, 2014. Contact person: Mr. Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng, Assistant of Financial and Investment. Tel: 04 39388623 (ext: 41).


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