Principal, Banking Procurement, Infrastructure

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Job Description

  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team, contribute to structuring workable investment projects by preparing project procurement and implementation strategy to ensure timely and efficient project implementation in accordance with the Bank's policies. Where an exception or derogation from the Bank's policies is required, the procurement specialist will prepare memos for the relevant Bank committees and the Board of Directors.
  • Assess implementation risks, procurement and contractual arrangements, and client implementation capacity for allocated projects, and propose mitigation measures to ensure the project delivery strategy is adequately addressed during project structuring and implementation. For public-private partnership and concession projects, the procurement specialist will analyse the client's procurement arrangements to ensure compliance with the Bank’s Policy for the Financing of Private Parties to Concession.
  • Review project related legal documentation/agreements, including where applicable donor contribution and investment grant agreements, to ensure compliance with the PP&R and adopted implementation strategy.
  • For public sector projects: (i) review and prepare no-objections to procurement documents (including but not limited to procurement notices, tender documents and tender evaluation reports) and (ii) review contracts and, where applicable, contract amendments and variation orders, to ensure compliance with the PP&R and adopted project strategy and mitigate the risk of procurement complaints.
  • Prepare and monitor disbursement forecasts for allocated projects.
  • Review and/or prepare terms of references and manage the selection and placement of contracts for consulting assignments required during project structuring and implementation.
  • Monitor implementation of project investment components by the Bank's clients to ensure efficient and timely commissioning and/or completion in accordance with agreed conditions and any amendments thereto, as well as timely disbursement of Bank's loan and, where applicable, investment grants.