To provide expertise and services in procurement, storage and supply of goods and services for the Ministry.This Unit will perform the following activities:-
(i) Advise the Management on matters pertaining to the procurement of goods and services and logistics management;
(ii) Monitor adherence to procurement process and procedures as per Public Procurement Act;
(iii) Develop an annual procurement Plan for the Ministry;
(iv) Procure, maintain and manage supplies, materials and services to support the logistical requirements of the Ministry;
(v) Maintain and monitor distribution of office supplies and materials;
(vi) Maintain and update inventory of goods, supplies and materials;
(vii) Provide Secretariat services to the Tender Board as per Public Procurement Act;
(viii) Set specifications/standards for goods and services procured and monitor adherence to them to ensure value for money; and
(ix) Prepare action plan, progress reports and budgets for the Unit.
This Unit will be led by a Principal Supplies Officer.