Chris Smith

Chris Smith

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E-procurement consultant

FUNCTION: Consultancy, Strategy, & Transformation

INDUSTRY: Charities & Not for profit

CATEGORY: HR - Generalist


Work experience

E-procurement consultant

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Chris is an international procurement specialist and e-procurement adviser with 37 years of experience in implementing donor funded projects in Africa, Asia, the Caucuses and the Middle East. His expertise includes project design, project management, procurement, logistics and advisory services for a diverse range of private and public sector clients and donors including the African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Government of Japan and the World Bank.

Over the last 5 years Chris has focussed on e-procurement projects including training, business analysis for new IT systems, customisation of donor websites and development of procurement management information systems, and providing advice to the governments of Armenia, Barbados Rwanda and Yemen and on the design and implementation of e-procurement systems. In 2012 Chris undertook an assignment for the African Development Bank to conduct an e-readiness assessment study and mapping of the profile of e-procurement developments throughout Africa.