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Capacity Building


As PPOA implements procurement reforms for the purpose of effectively managing public resources and to ensure sustainability of these reforms, initiates training & capacity building of officers within the public sector. Training & capacity building of procurement officers and officers involved in procurement in all public procuring entities is therefore a major responsibility. To facilitate this, PPOA has established a Capacity Building Department (CBD) within its organizational structure which draws its mandate from Section 9 (c) (iii) of Public Procurement & Disposal Act 2005.

The Department's mandate is to develop, promote and support the training and professional development of persons involved in procurement. It is also responsible for developing appropriate policies, strategies, rules and regulations for promoting and supporting training and professionalism in Public Procurement.

It is headed by a Manager under whom, four (4) officers are assigned.

Department's Vision

To have a vibrant procurement undertaken by professionals in the public sector

Department's Mission

To professionalize the procurement function in the public sector

Department's Objectives

To develop, promote and support training and professional development of individuals involved in procurement

  1. To build adequate capacity to provide quality services to the procuring entities, other stakeholders and the public
  2. To improve the capacity of the Procuring Entities to comply with the Public Procurement Act

Core Values

  1. Professionalism
  2. Integrity
  3. Accountability
  4. Transparency
  5. Teamwork
  6. Efficiency
  7. Effectives

Functions & Mandate

a) To develop, promote and support training and professional development of individuals involved in procurement

b) To build adequate capacity to provide quality services to the procuring entities, other stakeholders and the public

c) To improve the capacity of the Procuring Entities to comply with the Public Procurement Act