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Job title : Director of Procurement

Job Location : Imo

Deadline : June 22, 2023

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The Position

  • The Director of Procurement is the Head of the Procurement Unit, responsible to the Vice-Chancellor who is the Chief Accounting Officer for the handling of all Procurement matters in the University and the day-to-day activities of the Procurement Unit.


  • The Candidate must have a good honours Degree or its equivalent either in Purchasing and Supply Management, Economics, Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Marketing, Statistics, Computer Science, Banking and Finance, Insurance or Law, from a recognized University or similar higher institution and at least fifteen (15) years of relevant post-qualification service experience at University / equivalent level.
  • Candidates should be Officers of not below the rank of Deputy Director of Procurement in a University or a similar Institution.
  • Possession of a higher Degree will be an added advantage, while membership or licenses of relevant professional body (ies) of the candidate’s discipline is mandatory.

The Person:

  • The candidate for the position of Director of Procurement must exhibit considerable degree of competence, responsiveness and demonstrable integrity for the running of the Directorate of Procurement.
  • The Candidate must not be more than fifty nine (59) years of age at the time of appointment and must be in good health to be able to endure the rigours of the duty of Director of Procurement of a fast-growing specialized University of Technology.

Conditions of Service for Director of Procurement

  • The appointment is for a period of five (5) years and is pensionable.
  • The basic salary attached to the post is CONTISS (II) 15.
  • Other allowances and fringe benefits are as currently applicable to similar positions in the Nigerian University system and as may be determined by the Federal Government and the Governing Council from time to time.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications which should include the following documents:

  • Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2023.
  • Evidence of Company Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission including CAC2 and CAC7 forms.
  • Evidence of the Company’s Registration with the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the year for which appointment is being sought as evidenced in the list of accredited firms issued by the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation.
  • Evidence of registration with Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria.
  • Evidence of registration of the Firms’ Officers with the relevant Professional Bodies.
  • Evidence of registration on the Bureau of Public Procurement’s National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by inclusion of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 30/9/2023 or valid certificate issued by the BPP.
  • Verifiable list of similar or other Auditing jobs successfully carried out with their locations and dates. Please include copies of letters of such appointments.

Applications must be addressed and submitted in two (2) separate copies, in wax sealed envelopes marked “External Auditors Application” on the right hand side to:
The Registrar / Secretary to Council,
Federal University of Technology,
PMB 1526, Owerri,
Imo State.

Note: The University shall not enter into any correspondence with any unsuccessful Auditor.

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