Job Opportunity: Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) Procurement Cadre Training Program 2019 (Graduate & Exp.)

Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) Procurement Cadre Training Program 2019 (Graduate & Exp)

The Bureau of Public
Procurement (BPP) – The training programe of the Bureau of Public Procurement
(BPP) for conversion of officers into the Procurement Cadre is designed to
build institutional capacity as required in Part II, Section 5(k) and (s) of the
Public Procurement Act, 2007.

In furtherance of this, the Bureau hereby announces the commencement of the
second batch of the 2019 exercise as highlighted below:

Title: Training for Conversion into the Procurement Cadre in Parastatals,
Institutions, Commissions and Agencies of the Federal Government of Nigeria

Accounting Officers are therefore requested to nominate qualified officers
to participate in the training scheduled to take place at Digital Bridge
Institute (DBI) 1, Nitel Road, Cappa Bus Stop, Agege Motor Road, Oshodi, Lagos


  • For a candidate to be eligible
    for conversion to the Procurement cadre, he/she shall possess at least a
    Bachelor’s degree, HND or equivalent, in any of the following disciplines:
    Economics, Business Administration, Accountancy, Law, Insurance, Banking
    and Finance, Marketing, Quantity Survey, Engineering, Architecture,
    Computer Science, Statistics, Purchasing and Supply or other related
    disciplines as approved by the National Council on Establishment.
  • Only Candidates with nomination
    letters duly endorsed by their Accounting Officers will be admitted to the
Application Closing

4.00 pm; 20th September, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should include their Curriculum Vitae (of
the nominated officer), which must clearly state the following details in the
following order:
  • Names, email address and phone
    number of the officer
  • Current cadre and grade level (Nominees
    should not be above GL 15 or equivalent)
  • Date of first appointment,
    confirmation and last promotion (relevant document attached)
  • Academic and professional
    qualifications (attach copies of certificates)
  • Nominees must have attended at
    least one course in any of the Public Procurement Research Centre (PPRCs)
    located either at ABU, Zaria or FUT, Owerri (Attach a copy of certificate
    of attendance) – Returness are not affected by this
The Requests from
Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions and Commissions or other
Procuring Entities that derive at least thirty-five(35) percent of its funds
for procurement from the Federation Share of Consolidated Revenue Fund must
reach the Bureau not later than the closing date stated above and should be
addressed to:
The Director-General,
Bureau of Public Procurement,
11 Suleiman Barau Crescent,
Off Ibrahim Taiwo Street,
State House, Asokoro-Abuja.


  • There is no conversion training
    to the procurement cadre for core Civil Servants employed directly by the
    Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).
  • The endorsement of any nominee
    (new and returnee) by Accounting Officers implies that successful nominees
    shall be converted into the Procurement Cadre in their respective
  • Only shortlisted nominee(s)
    shall be admitted to the training;
  • Nominees who have attempted
    three (3) times must not to apply;
  • Nominees who have less than
    three (3) years left in service from the date of the advertisement must
    not to apply;
  • Only shortlisted nominated
    officers for the training would be published;
  • Nominee(s) must be computer
  • Nomination(s) should reflect
    gender inclusiveness.
  • Only the shortlisted candidates
    and the dates scheduled for the conversion training to commence shall be
    published on the Bureau’s website, Federal Tenders Journal and two
    national daily newspapers on Monday, October 7, 2019
For further enquiries: Please call – , 08055171713,
08036888773, 08035958600 or send an e-mail to: or

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