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Procurement Officer

Date Posted
3rd January 2018
Procurement, Logistics & Supply Chain
Job Type
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the post of Procurement Officer.

Job Description

Job Summary

The Procurement Officer is responsible for the management of the procurement system and processes of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) for all goods, works and services to ensure transparency, objectivity, integrity, economy and efficiency consistent with relevant policies, legislation, regulations and guidelines of the Government of Jamaica.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages the procurement activities of the PCJ to ensure transparency, objectivity, integrity, economy and efficiency in the procurement undertakings, in accordance with Government of Jamaica Procurement Guidelines
  • Prepares/oversees preparation and distribution of invitations to tender and requests for proposals for goods, works and services for the PCJ
  • Advises the PCJ’s Management and Procurement Committee on the full range of procurement issues, provides support and guidance on all stages of the procurement cycle
  • Coordinates the evaluation of proposals received
  • Oversees and ensures the availability of procurement documents to bidders and the placement of procurement documents (advertisements, tender documents) on the PCJ website
  • Prepares Tender Documents and Transmittal Forms for Submission to the Sector and National Contracts Committees
  • Prepares quarterly procurement reports to the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) on the PCJ’s procurement processes as required
  • Schedules timely meetings of the Procurement Committee to consider submissions, and coordinates and records the proceedings of those meetings
  • Liaises with the various departments of the PCJ and prepares their procurement submissions to the Procurement Committee for approval


Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management Studies
  • Five (5) years’ professional experience in procurement, contract management and  administration
  • At least three [3] years’ experience in project management
  • Certification in Project Management


Knowledge and Competencies

  • Sound knowledge of Government of Jamaica (GoJ) Procurement Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
  • Sound knowledge of the GoJ corporate governance principles and policies
  • Knowledgeable of contract and buying processes
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft office suite


Certification in any of the following would be an asset:  INPRI/CPM/CIPS/CPSM


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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