~Rocurement Regulations And The Administration Of The Procurement Procedures In National Roads Authority, South Sudan

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ABSTRACT

The study intended to establish the relationship between Procurement Regulations and the

Administration of the Procurement Procedures in National Roads Authority, South Sudan. this study

was guided by three objectives which included; (i) to determine the impact of procurement regulation in

terms of; innovation and creativity, integrity, unity of purpose, professionalism on administration of the

procurement procedure in South Sudan public entities; (ii) to determine the level of administration of

procurement procedures (iii) to establish whether there is a significant relationship between

Procurement regulations and the administration of the procurement procedures in Sudan Sudan Road

Authority. Hence the purpose of this paper was to examine the effect of procurement regulations

adherence on administration of the procurement process in National Roads Authority, South Sudan.

This study used a descriptive correlation design; the study comprised of a target population of 283 from

which a sample size of I 66. Choice of respondents was based on three techniques: stratified sampling,

purposive sampling and simple random sampling. The data collection instruments were basically selfadministered

questionnaires, interviews, as- well as document analysis. The gathered data was analyzed

using descriptive statistics. Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) computer software was used

to generate frequency, tables and percentages. Analysis of data revealed that low level of procurement

regulations hindered creation of favorable environment for administration of the procurement process.

Correlation analysis was used to find out the associations between all concerns variables for instance

Procurement regulations and the administration of the procurement procedures in Southern Sudan

National Roads Authority. The findings reveal that majority of the respondents were male who

composed (54%) and minorities were females with 46 (46%). majority of the respondents (66%) were in

the age bracket of20-39, (32%) were in the· age bracket of 40-59 of age and 2 were 60+. Regarding the

educational qualification of respondents 50% had bachelors, 26% diploma, 20% had certificates and 4%

had masters, therefore respondents with bachelors dominated in the sample. Concerning the length of

experience in commercial transporting activities, ( 60%) of the respondents had served for a period of 6-

10 years and above 11 years (15%) respectively. Analysis of data revealed that low level of procurement

regulations adherence hindered creation of favorable environment for administration of the procurement

process. Most (61%) respondents indicated that occasionally procurement related disputes occurred in

the organization. The major limitation of this study was that it relied solely on the experience of Goss.

Perhaps including the experiences of other public entities could increase the transference of findings of

South Sudan Road Authority to other entities as well. Poor procurement practices hinder sustainable

development and negatively impact upon economic growth. Therefore, need to recognize the

importance of adhering to procurement regulations to improve the public procurement process. The

proposed typology of adherence to procurement regulations for the public entity can serve as a basis for

future research in this area. The study adds to knowledge by providing information on public

procurement procedures. Other organizations may consider the factors identified in this study to

evaluate their procurement function. The findings on relationship showed that exist between

Procurement Regulations and the Admini_stration of the Procurement Procedures in National Roads

Authority, South Sudan is significantly correlated, (all sig.<0.05). This means that the more logistic

suppo1t is given and available in the firm, the more the bureaucratic Procurement Regulations and the

lower the Suppliers' Effectiveness, in National Roads Authority. it was recommended that; the

procurement personnel should be trained on how to conduct various procurement functions;

Jrganization should consider hiring academically qualified procurement personnel and continually train

111 procurement personnel on application of procurement regulations; the government should enforce

1pplication of procurement guidelines in all national Road authority as stated in the Public Procurement

Act; all the unde1taken procurement practices should not be fraudulent and a high level of transparency

,hould be maintained; Administration of the Procurement Procedures; Public entities should draft

Jrocurement policies that are compatible with procurement regulations and all employees should be

nade aware of the formulated policies; the south Sudan directives should be put into consideration

while formulating policies; the level of stakeholders' involvement should be improved by application of

nonitoring and supervis01y mechanism to oversee if all procurement processes are in line with the Jrocurement regulations guidelines.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). ~Rocurement Regulations And The Administration Of The Procurement Procedures In National Roads Authority, South Sudan. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/rocurement-regulations-and-the-administration-of-the-procurement-procedures-in-national-roads-authority-south-sudan

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "~Rocurement Regulations And The Administration Of The Procurement Procedures In National Roads Authority, South Sudan" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/rocurement-regulations-and-the-administration-of-the-procurement-procedures-in-national-roads-authority-south-sudan . Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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Research, SSA. "~Rocurement Regulations And The Administration Of The Procurement Procedures In National Roads Authority, South Sudan". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/rocurement-regulations-and-the-administration-of-the-procurement-procedures-in-national-roads-authority-south-sudan >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "~Rocurement Regulations And The Administration Of The Procurement Procedures In National Roads Authority, South Sudan" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/rocurement-regulations-and-the-administration-of-the-procurement-procedures-in-national-roads-authority-south-sudan