Procurement Specialist


Lesotho Renewable Energy and Energy Access Project (LREEAP) Procurement Specialist in the Strategy, Planning and Projects Division

EENG: LP 0197 DATE: 15/07/2020

The Lesotho Electricity Company (PTY) Ltd hereby invites suitably qualified Lesotho nationals for the above-mentioned position on a four (4) year contract. The incumbent will be responsible to Project Manager LREEAP. The position is tenable in Maseru, within the LREEAP.

. Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Applied Sciences or equivalent


a) Minimum of 10 years’ experience in public procurement, 5 years of which should have been in handling procurement activities using World Bank and African Development Bank (AfDB) procurement guidelines
b) Knowledge of/experience with World Bank/other international development organizations’ procurement procedures;
c) Good knowledge of the institutional, technical, and commercial aspects of procurement;
d) Fluency in spoken English and ability to write reports and documents in English is required;
e) Computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite especially, Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
f) Must have a valid drivers’ license

Personal Attributes:
a) Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment and communication skills;
b) Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work independently or under minimum supervision;
c) A methodical and disciplined approach to work
d) Demonstrated capacity for initiative and efficient decision making;
e) Ability to plan and organize effectively;
f) Demonstrated ability to adapt to challenges and changes in the workplace


Among others, the incumbent will be responsible for performing the following:

a) Accountable for ensuring that all procurement under the project is conducted in accordance with the World Bank procurement rules and procedures as well as nationally procured goods, services and works.
b) Review all available project documents to facilitate the establishment of procurement procedures for the management and implementation of the project;

c) Establishment of a procurement management system for the Project Management Unit (PMU) based on the World bank Rules & Procedures for the procurement of goods, non-consulting services and consultancy services as well as national procurement policies and guidelines;

d) Set up a procurement management tracking system for the PMU that would monitor the implementation of procurement activities;

e) Using the Bank’s Standard procurement documents, prepare Bidding Documents and Request for Proposals (RFP), Request for Quotations, Letters of Invitations, clarifications/amendments to procurement documentation, minutes of the Evaluation Committees and negotiation meetings, Evaluation Reports, contract award decisions, etc.

Interested candidates must submit their applications, CVs and certified copies of their educational certificates and transcripts in sealed envelopes clearly stating the position the candidate is applying for, for the attention of the General Manager Human Resources and Administration, and hand-deliver at the Registry, LEC Head Office on or before 31st July 2020 at 16:00 hrs. References should be made to EENG: LP 0197 on all applications.