The Procurement Department is made up of two Divisions namely – Capital and Recurrent Divisions. The Capital Division is responsible for the implementation of all Capital Projects that have been appropriated in the Annual Capital Budget, while the Recurrent Division is responsible for the implementation of the Recurrent Budget.
The Department is currently manned by a Substantive Director with Fourteen (14) Professional Staff, Seven (7) Administrative Staff, Six (6) Secretaries and Three (3) Clerical Staff. The Capital and Recurrent Divisions are each headed by a Deputy Director.
1.2 The following activities fall within the purview of the Procurement Department:
i. All activities of the Ministerial Tenders Board (MTB) which include tender solicitation, analysis, selection and award of contract for the procurement of goods, works and services within approved threshold for the Ministry’s projects. The Department also carries out supervisory functions and capacity building on the procurement process of TCN and PHCN Successor Companies including the provision of the Secretariat to MTB.
ii. The Recurrent Division includes; Stores, Maintenance and Transport Units and is responsible for stocks procurement and disposal, verification, documentation and administration (these functions have been ceded to the Human Resources Management Department).
iii. Conducting and Monitoring Price Intelligence activities for both Capital and Recurrent projects including maintenance of database.
iv. Superintending strict adherence to all extant regulations and procedures on procurement and contract awards with emphasis on ensuring transparency and accountability in the tendering process; etc.