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TITLE:                Public Procurement Expert

REPORTS TO:    Country Director USAID GHSC-PSM

PROJECTS:        USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply

                          Management (GHSC-PSM) project, Pakistan.

USAID is providing contraceptives supply chain system strengthening support since 2009. The USAID funded Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project’s technical assistance has been instrumental in concretizing National Action Plan (2019-24) for population and FP.

In pursuance to the Federal Task Force (FTF) on Population and FP recommendations on contraceptive commodity security meetings, the GHSC-PSM project is providing support to the Population Program Wing (PPW), MoNHSR&C on contraceptives group purchasing and local production in Pakistan.

Objective of the Consultancy

The objective of the consultancy is to provide technical assistance to PPW, MoNHSR&C for conducting a feasibility study in line with federal and provincial public procurement rules for contraceptive group purchase (centralized price fixing, de-centralized ordering) and develop a report/recommendations to move forward.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The followings will be the principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Meetings with federal/provincial procurement authorities/departments of Health & Population Welfare/ Experts/ Stakeholders.
  2. Review the federal/provincial public procurement rules to explore possibilities of national contraceptives group purchase.
  3. Finalize the report/recommendations in consultation with the relevant stakeholders.
  4. Debriefings on way forward with proposed timelines.

Required Skills and Qualifications

The academic qualifications/skills set listed below are representative of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the principal duties.

  • HEC recognized University Degree/Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management/Public Health/Social Sciences
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience in public sector procurement
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity


  1. Feasibility report on national contraceptives group purchase
  2. Proposed Legal framework agreement

Period of Performance and LOE

The expected duration of the assignment is one (01) month with a total LOE (Level of Effort) of 20 days.


The consultant will report directly to the Country Director USAID GHSC PSM Project.