- To enhance ministers’ understanding of their roles and responsibilities as heads of procuring entities.
- To help them distinguish their statutory functions in the procurement process from those of their procurement officers and Procurement Committee members.
- To help them understand their role as adjudicators in matters of procurement complaints.
- At the end of the one-day sensitization workshop, ministers were expected to fully understand their specific roles and responsibilities, and how procurement functions are delegated to the various structures within their entities, namely Procurement Committees and Procurement Units, as required by law.
- The ministers, as Heads of procuring entities, will be able to properly adjudicate on procurement complaints within the legal time-frame set by the law.
- Ministers, as Heads of procuring entities and as part of their statutory responsibilities, will ensure that proper procurement planning and records management are undertaken by their institutions. The timely completion of procurement activities and reporting to the National Public Procurement Authority will also become the standard practice in all procuring entities.