The Procurement Department is the office responsible for the acquisition of supplies, services, and construction in support of the Authority’s business. The Procurement Department is the entity within both Authorities authorized to issue Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposal, and Requests for Quotation and issue contracts. The Procurement Department issues purchase orders, develops term contracts, and acquires supplies and services. The Procurement Department also disposes of all surplus property and equipment.
This function is carried out in strict adherence to the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2005 and the Public Procurement and Disposal Regulations, 2006. Its roles are to:
• Maintain and update annually standing lists of registered tenderers required by the procuring entity;
• Prepare, publish and distribute procurement and disposal opportunities including invitations to tender,
pre-qualification documents and invitations for expressions of interest;
• Co-ordinate the receiving and opening of tender documents;
• Co-ordinate the evaluation of tenders, quotations and proposals;
• Implement the decisions of the procurement, tender and disposal committees, including coordinating all
activities of these committees;
• monitor contract management by user departments to ensure implementation of contracts in accordance with the
terms and conditions of the contracts;
• Co-ordinate internal monitoring and evaluation of the supply chain function;
• Act as a secretariat to the tender, procurement and disposal committees;
This department is headed by the Procurement Manager.