The Chief Executive of the Public Procurement Authority assumes overall responsibility for the successful implementation of the PPA's policies and programmes, development of the PPA's Strategic partnerships and corporate relations as well as ensuing the PPA's sustainability.
He is assisted by a corporate office consisting of a Technical Advisor, an Executive Assistant and a private Secretary.
- Development of sustainable procurement strategies and implementation of actions that will result in the modernization of Public Sector Procurement in Ghana with the view to making it efficient and effective.
- Building and maintenance of a strong multi disciplinary management team to deliver value for money in terms of responsiveness, reliability and overall cost benefit, without loss of quality while adhering to the new Procurement Act.
- Ensure Government policies including private sector initiatives, public sector reforms, and anti-corruption measures are extended to public procurement.
PROFILE OF CEO: Mr. Adjenim Boateng Adjei,
Mr. Adjenim Boateng Adjei, is a seasoned procurement and supply chain management specialist. He was the first Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority of Ghana. Among his many accomplishments, he was able to pioneer the affairs of the Public Procurement Authority, a procurement regulatory body under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning to attain international recognition among donors and most International Financial Institutions.
He is a well-known face at International Procurement Conferences and Workshops and has contributed immensely to the development of Public Procurement especially in capacity building, procurement evaluation and monitoring both at home and abroad. He was an active member of the OECD Taskforce on Procurement and contributed significantly to the development of the current Version 4 of the OECD Assessment Methodology. He has prepared and presented several papers at international seminars, workshops and conferences on procurement, in Europe, Asia, South America and several African countries.
Mr. Adjei holds a Master of Law Degree (LLM) in Procurement Law and Policy from the Nottingham University, UK and another Master of Science Degree in Logistics and Transportation from Cranfield University, UK. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply from West Bromwich College of Commerce and Technology, UK. In addition to his Masters and Postgraduate Diploma, Mr. Adjei also holds a Certificate in Works Procurement Management from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and another Certificate in International Project Procurement and Contract Negotiation from the International Law Institute, a Legal Centre of Excellence, Kampala, Uganda.
He is a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport all in UK. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Project Management Professionals-Ghana and a member of the Steering Committee of the Public Financial Management Reform Project (PFMRP) and the Approving Committee for Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Ghana.
Mr. Adjei’s professional working experience spans from his days as a Lecturer at Sokoto State, Nigeria. Prior to working with Ghana Water Company as the Chief Manager – Materials, he was the Supplies Manager for the State Gold Mining Corporation and later Goldfields Ghana Limited, where he was responsible for the total procurement and supply chain management functions.