The Unit will perform the following activities:

  1. Manage all procurement and disposal by tender activities of the producing entity except adjudication and the award of contract;
  2. Support the functioning of the tender board;
  3. Implement the decisions of the tender board;
  4. Liaise directly with the authority on matters within its jurisdiction;
  5. Act as a secretariat to the tender board;
  6. Plan the procurement and disposal by tender activities of the procuring entity;
  7. Recommend procurement and disposal by tender procedures;
  8. Check and prepare statements for requirements;
  9. Prepare tendering documents;
  10. Prepare advertisements of tender opportunities;
  11. Issue approved contract documents;
  12. Maintain and archive records or the procurement and disposal process;
  13. Maintain a list or register of all contracts awarded;
  14. Prepare monthly reports for the tender board;
  15. Coordinate the procurement and disposal activities of all the departments of the procuring entity;
  16. Prepare other reports as may be required from time to time.