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Project Transactions Specialist at Public Private Partnership Commission

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Public Private Partnership Commission

Background Information

The Public Private Partnership Commission (PPPC) was established by an Act of Parliament; the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Act, No.23 of May 2022, to support and facilitate the development of public infrastructure and services through public private partnership (PPP) arrangements. Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), seeking to improve access to services, are primarily responsible for initiation, screening and selection of infrastructure projects for development as PPP projects within the framework of Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP) managed by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs.

The PPPC is seeking to engage visionary, dynamic, self-motivated, highly innovative and suitably qualified persons to fill the following positions:


Key duties and responsibilities

1. Reviewing the proposed procurement process laid out in the feasibility study and providing recommendations/guidance to ensure process aligns with PPP Act / Regulations and best
2. Assist the PPPC in preparing the draft bidding documents i.e. Pre-qualification documents / Request for Expression of Interest, Request for Proposals (RFPs) and draft PPP Contract
and ensure that the documents align with the procurement process laid out in the PPP Act
3. Developing procurement strategies and overseeing the procurement process to select private sector partners for PPP projects as well as transaction advisors and other consultants.
4. Maintain accurate, up-to-date project documentation that is easily accessible to project stakeholders.
5. Contribute to the development of governance frameworks, encompassing standards, workflows, and templates aligned with industry best practices.
6. Providing guidance and support to evaluation committee in conducting evaluation of proposals and determining the best offer. Ensure that the project transaction is timely, equitable and manageable.
7. Establish and maintain appropriate relationships with all third parties.
8. Coordinating internal resources and third parties to ensure flawless execution of the procurement processes and projects.
9. Engaging with various stakeholders, such as government agencies, prospective private investors, prospective transaction advisors, community groups, and other relevant parties, to ensure their input and support throughout the procurement process and the project lifecycle.
10. Providing Support in conducting evaluation of submitted proposals, negotiating a contract with the winning consulting or transaction advisory firm, and if needed, negotiating contract variations including coming up with reports and minutes for all engagements with prospective bidders.

Required qualifications, skills and experience.

  • At least a bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management or bachelor’s degree in supply chain management from a recognised institution with Project Management capabilities.
  • Master’s degree in supply chain management or Master of Business Administration or master’s in project management shall be an added advantage.
  • Training in PPPs or Donor funded project shall be an added advantage.
  • Candidates should demonstrate having a minimum of five (7) years of experience in all aspects of procurement from preparation of bidding documents to management
    of procurement process including negotiations those with experience in PPP projects will have an added advantage.
  • Candidate should demonstrate having knowledge of the Malawi PPP Act as well as PPDA Act.

Method Of Application

Interested candidates should send their applications together with complete Curriculum Vitae with at least three traceable referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Public Private Partnership Commission
P.O. Box 937

Or email: [email protected]

Closing date for receiving applications is 24th November 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.