Director of Procurement at University of Benin
The University of Benin was founded in 1970. It started as an Institute of Technology and was accorded the status of a full-fledged University by National Universities Commission (NUC) on 1st July, 1971. In his Budget Speech in April 1972, the then Military Governor of Mid-Western State, Col. S. O. Ogbemudia (then also Visitor to the University) formally announced the change of the name of the Institute of Technology to the University of Benin. On 1st April, 1975 the University at the request of the State Government, was taken over by the Federal Government and became a Federal University.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment into the position below:
Job Title: Director of Procurement – CONTISS 15
Location: Benin City, Edo
- Applicants for the post of Directors must be able to show a considerable degree of competence, responsiveness, integrity and efficiency in management
- Applicants must not have attained the age of sixty (60) as at April, 2022 while being in good health and must be able to bear the rigors of the duties of a Director.
- Candidates must possess distinct managerial ability, be of high integrity and demonstrate transparency in public and private life.
- In addition, Candidates should have the ability to develop linkages with relevant stake holders to support emerging needs of the University, command respect and arouse cooperation and loyalty of staff and students of the University.
- The Director of Procurement is a Management position in the University and responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day-to-day administration of Management of the Procurement Division of the University.
- Candidate must possess a good Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics; Business Administration; Accounting; Law; Insurance; Quantity Surveying; Engineering; Computer Science; Statistics; Purchasing Supplies or any other related disciplines, plus NYSC Discharge Certificate or evidence of Exemption
- Candidate must belong to a professional body of his or her discipline e.g. ICAN, CIBN, COREN, NIQS / DSRBN plus 15 years cognate experience in a University or similar Institution.
- Candidate must have attended Bureau of Public Procurement Training and passed the prescribed examination.
- Candidate must be computer literate with a knowledge of relevant packages.
Condition of Service
- The successful candidates in each case shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years only on such terms and conditions applicable to Federal Universities in Nigeria and as may be determined by the appropriate University Rules and Governing Council.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit with their Applications, twenty (20) copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae and Credentials under confidential cover in a sealed envelope marked clearly the position being applied for, to:
Office of the Registrar,
University of Benin,
P.M.B. 1154, Benin City,
Edo State, Nigeria.
- Each applicant must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the applicant to forward their referees report under confidential cover on or before the application closing date, directly to the Registrar.
- Only the applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged
Application Deadline 5th February, 2022.
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