Senior Procurement Specialist The Word Bank Group

Word Bank


The Word Bank Group is looking for a Senior Procurement Specialist to join our Jakarta-Based team. The Indonesia portfolio is one of the Bank’s largest and much diversified. It includes large infrastructure projects on power and geothermal, investment projects both at central and sub national level, development policy loans as well as one of the Bank’s largest community driven projects. The portfolio has also several ‘innovative* programs which have gained recognition Bank wide

The incumbent will play a substantive role in improving Bank procurement practices and approaches: generating as needed ‘concept notes” and best practices papers and developing innovative solutions to particularly difficult procurement and related issues; make significant contributions in evaluating and developing improvements to Giant’s procurement regulations/practices, including influencing the design, reform and establishment of national and sub national pubic procurement systems and strengthening of institutional capacity within client’s entities.

Selection Criteria:
Master’s degree or above with major relevant discipline (e.g. Engineering, Law. Procurement, Finance, Business, Commerce, etc) with minimum 8 years of relevant experience: Strong command of English; knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia is highly desirable: State-of-the-art knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices which govern international procurement, technical specifications in design, and the development of public procurement policies, Knowledge of Bank business objectives, policies and practices related to project/sector and critical links to procurement is highly desirable; knowledge of procurement systems, procedures and practices in Indonesia is highly desirable.

Details (vacancy #110571) are available in the World Bank Careers website: “job vacancies”. All applications must be submitted through this website. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, national,ty, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Closing date is April 26th 2011.

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