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Job Vacancy - Senior Procurement Officer of Project Assistance Team (PAT)

5-09-2013, 15:53, Saw: 404

State Agency on Agricultural Credits under the Ministry of Agriculture is implementing, on behalf of the Government of Azerbaijan (GoA), a Second Rural Investment Project financed with WB-IBRD funds. The project targets specifically infrastructure investments in rural communities in Azerbaijan with the objective to alleviate poverty and create institutional capacity at the local levels to manage their priority needs themselves and with their own resources.

Second Rural Investment Project invites the eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services of senior procurement consultant for Project Assistance Team. Interested consultants must provide their CVs and other related documents indicating that they are qualified to conduct this assignment.

The objective of the assignment is to assist the PAT Procurement Officers to train the Community Groups of AzRIP 2 funded communities on World Bank CP procurement procedures. The PAT Senior Procurement Officer will ensure that, all procurement activities on the community level are carried out in accordance with the laws, regulations, objectives and expectations of the Government of Azerbaijan and with the guidelines and policies of the World Bank.

Selection of the individual consultant will be conducted through the Individual Consultant (IC) selection method specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011, and is open to all individuals from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the guidelines.

Interested individuals should have at least the following experience and qualifications:

University degree in economics, social or rural development

More than 5 years of experience in procurement management especially in WB funded projects preferably in community development projects;

Capacity to provide trainings on WB procurement;

Readiness to live in rural areas and to travel frequently within the country and to relate closely on Community Project matters with targeted end-beneficiaries;

A satisfactory knowledge of the English language is an added advantage

Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by September 19, 2013


Attn: Mr. Subhan Asgerov/Project Director
State Agency on Agricultural Credits under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Second Rural Investment Project
84, U. Hadjibayov str., Government House,


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