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Job opening at Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Development Project (HPHDP)

Hitul Awasthi
Hitul Awasthi

The present job opening is under the World Bank assisted HP- Horticulture Development Project (HP-HDP) being implemented by the HP- Horticulture Development Society, Shimla. 


Name of Specialist/ Resource 


Procurement Specialist for Project Coordination Unit of HPHDP 

The period of engagement shall be initially for 11 months and can be extended depending upon the performance of the individual. 

Last Date for Applying – 22nd June, 2020 upto 5:00 PM 

Roles and Responsibilities –  

Preparation and updating of procurement plans, finalisation of EOI’s, FOE’s and RFP’s and Bid documents and to obtain the concurrence from the World Bank.  

Procurement related issue with reference to contract agreement with the consultancies hired under the project Detailed activity wise tasks broadly include the following. 

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Essential Qualifications & Working Experience:  

1. He/ She should be a Post graduate from a recognized University / reputed institution. 

2. Should have minimum experience of 10 years out of which at least five years of working experience in Procurement related matters in Externally Aided Projects.  

3. The experience should entail computation of periodical procurement requirements, working out appropriate procurement method(s) and methodology, developing periodic procurement plans by enumerating time lines and mode(s) of procurement, preparation of EOIs/FOEs, RFPs/Bid documents /evaluations of bids / contract award and post award contract /inventory management etc.  

Language: Fluency in English and Hindi.  

Duty Station – 

The duty of the Procurement Specialist will be in the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) at Shimla. He/she will be required to travel within and outside the State for the project purposes as and when required.  

Duration: Initially contract for 11 Months and thereafter depending upon the performance possibility of extension on year to year basis till the Project Period. 

Remuneration and payment terms –  

A fixed monthly consolidated remuneration/ consultancy fee of Rs 80,000/- will be paid to the incumbent and this monthly remuneration/fee shall be subject to applicable TDS deductions. 

Source: https://hds.hp.gov.in/UploadedImages/RichTextDocument/TOR%20for%20Procurement%20spl.%202020-_01Jun20055440PM.pdf 

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