Procurement and Supplies Unit
The Procurement and Supplies Unit is responsible for providing effective procurement processes and procedures to ensure timely availability of the goods, works, and services to facilitate smooth operation of the Ministry. Procurement provides secretarial services to facilitate smooth conduct of the meetings, storage of goods so that they are in good condition and prepares procurement documents to ensure transparency and compliance with laid down procedures. The procurement Unit also manages contracts and prepares reports when they are required by the authority.
OUR KEY PRINCIPLES
In order to carry out its mandate the Procurement and Supplies Unit, will endeavor to adhere to the under listed fundamental principles;
TRANSPARENCY Ensuring that all procurement procedures are as transparent as possible, visibility of honest transactions, and assuring equity of competition of eligible and qualified suppliers in all tenders processed and awarded to preclude all suspicions of all forms of corruption and assuring the integrity of the procurement process.
ACCOUNTABILITY In Public Procurement essentially means to be responsible for our actions and decisions, and having the obligation to report and/or answer to a designated oversight entity (and the public) on the consequences of those actions and decisions. As public servants, procurement practitioners involved in the public procurement process are accountable for legal principles.
EFFICIENCY Meeting deadlines/targets and flexibility in achieving the results with assiduousness, competency, and application of right management processes that ensure satisfaction of users at large.
ECONOMY Assurance of increased functionality at reduced transactional and product costs.
VALUE FOR MONEY The feel of the real benefit for money spent by government (Users). The worthiness of spend for procured quality goods, works, and services.