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Dirk B.

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Industry: Government Administration
  • Rwanda, Ville de Kigali, Kigali
  • Overview

    A qualified International Public Procurement Specialist with 15 years of experience in Multilateral Development Banks and United Nations, working in Africa within, covering procurement design for development projects, supply chain management, assessments, training and leading procurement reform aligned to the Use of Country Systems (UCS).


Total Work Experience :

30 Year(s)

Experience as a freelancer :

5 Year(s)

Total Experience in Procurement :

18 Year(s)

Languages with Professional working proficiency level :

Dutch - English - French

Countries i can cover :

Belgium - Kenya - Nigeria

Relevant Procurement Functional Skill/Categories
Advisory Services 10 year(s)
Process/Organisational redesign
Procurement Systems(eProcurement, ERPs, Data Warehouses,...)
    Past Experiences
    • ECORYS | Consulting

      2018-04-01 To 2019-05-01

      Key Procurement expert (Nigeria)

      Technical assistance to the Public Finance Management Reform Project • Provide technical assistance to the PFM Reform Project, a project implemented by ECORYS • Advise on strategic public procurement reform, legal and regulatory framework

    • UNOPS | International Trade and Development

      2016-06-01 To 2017-12-01

      Senior Specialist Advisory services

      Leading procurement advisory services in the Africa region,  Supporting country stakeholders on public procurement reform  Perform hands-on operational support by designing and implementing products and business lines tailored to fit clients’ needs  Develop and deliver capacity building and professionalization programs for public sector, private sector and civil society in collaboration with local training institutions  Responsible for hand-in-hand procurement diagnostic and public procurement reform support  Provide an integrated approach to procurement, strategic development, innovation and client ownership and linking into the broader public financial management cycle.

    • Linpico | Consulting

      2015-09-01 To 2016-05-01

      Key procurement expert (Lesotho)

      Technical assistance to the Public Finance Management Reform Secretariat, a project funded by the EU and implemented by Linpico sarl.  Provided technical assistance to the Public Finance Management Reform Secretariat  Supported the Secretariat on project procurement of works, goods and services  Advised and supported the Procurement Policy and Advice Division on strategic public procurement reform as part of the broader package of public financial management reforms.  Reform Strategic Paper: Lesotho public procurement reform support approach paper

    • World Bank | International Trade and Development

      2010-02-01 To 2014-06-01

      Procurement Hub Cordinator

      Coordination of procurement hub countries Angola, São Tomé and Principe, Mozambique, Mauritius, Comoros, Seychelles and Madagascar; management of 7 staff procurement team.  Procurement support at all stages of the project cycle, across the various Bank instruments  Provided procurement system assessments and innovative public procurement reform in client countries  Performed capacity building by promoting countries’ own learning and training systems and institutions  Responsible for regional integration reform at regional entry level s.  Designed knowledge products and business lines tailored to fit client countries’ needs,.  Led and supervised multidisciplinary PFM teams of staff and consultants.

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