Procurement and Contracts Management Adviser

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Honiara, Solomon Islands
Apply by 15 January 2017
Senior-level , Long-term consulting assignment
Posted on 13 December 2016

Job Description

About you
Do you have a strong background in procurement and contracting? Are you looking for a new challenge? Then, the Solomon Islands is the right place for you.

About the role
The Procurement and Contracts Management Adviser will help build the capacity of MoFT to deliver an effective and efficient SIG public procurement system that facilitates improved service delivery.

The Terms of Reference containing full information can be downloaded from here: Terms of Reference

About the program
Cardno has been engaged to provide a facility management team to manage the Solomon Islands Resource Facility operations to ensure effective service delivery, including:

  • Conducts procurement and contract management of technical assistance and supports performance management
  • Provides support services (management of residential accommodation, maintenance services and security) for Australian Government’s deployees and technical advisers; and
  • Financial management and reporting including monitoring and evaluation of the Facility

The Facility is a critical source of operational support to DFAT, deployees and Technical Advisers (TA) as they attempt to navigate a shifting operating context, consolidate previous achievements while also prioritising new ways of working to ensure Australia’s assistance better achieves service delivery impact.

SIGOV is supported by SIRF and the successful candidate will be recruited through SIRF

This position will be remunerated in line with the Australian Government’s Adviser Remuneration Framework ( and will fall within Discipline Group C, Job Levels 3. (Monthly Fee AUD10,946 up to AUD13,683 plus a mobility allowance and reimbursement of housing up to a set limit). The level at which the Adviser is engaged will be based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience.

How to apply
To apply for this position please click the “apply” button below and attach a cover letter addressing the selection criteria like stated in the terms of reference and a current CV.

Closing date
23:59pm (Honiara time) on Sunday 15 January 2017. Please note that incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

Cardno is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to Child Protection in all fields. Any offer of employment will require criminal record checks.

About the Organization

Cardno has a 40-year history of working in partnership with developing countries to deliver solutions for sustainable development. Through the expertise of professionals operating in more than 100 countries, we investigate the causes of poverty and focus on improving the physical, economic and social infrastructure that sustains communities.

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