L’UNICEF recrute 01 Supply Manager (Procurement Services and Financing)
Ville, Pays: Sénégal
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 23-02-2018
Publié le 09/02/2018 à 15h14min40s
Détails de l’offre:
Re-advertisement : Supply Manager (Procurement Services and Financing) – Fixed Term – P4 – WCARO, Senegal
Job Number: 509046 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Senegal
Work Type : Fixed Term Staff
UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.
For every child, hope
Children in West and Central Africa have their rights violated on daily basis to an extreme extent. They die from malaria, diarrheal diseases and vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles. To learn more about UNICEF’s work in the region. The West and Central Africa Regional Office (WCARO) is working to renew its efforts to advance children’s rights which have been impeded by economic and public health crises, and natural disasters. Though child mortality decreased and more children are in school, a high number live in poverty. To learn more about WCARO please visit: https://www.unicef.org/wcaro
How can you make a difference?
The RO supply team objective is to support CO supply team and partners to reach their objectives. The WCA regional has the largest value of procurement of goods, services and Procurement Services of the region and therefore technical support and normative guidance’s is key. On a second part given the anticipated gradual transition of countries in WCAR out of donor support to fund essential supplies for children, as well as the increasing interest of Middle Income Countries in the region to achieve price efficiencies through UNICEF, PS provides an opportunity to facilitate a more optimal use of national budgets for children, as well as an entry point to provide targeted technical support to national supply chains and systems. under the supervision of the Regional Supply Chief, the incumbent will provide guidance, oversight and direction all country offices within WCAR on Procurement of goods and services, Procurement Services for partners, including work related to national budgeting for essential supplies for children and supply financing solutions. Directly related to this support, the position will serve as focal point to identify opportunities on adjacent areas such as market access and national supply chain strengthening.
Establish linkages with Supply System Strengthening and other Regional Priorities
Supports Country Offices to detect system and capacity gaps in any segments of the supply chain (including planning and supply financing) that may require technical assistance from UNICEF.
Support Financing and Planning efforts by Governments with particular focus on selected commodities (Vaccines, RUTF, Education).
Supports Country Offices to establish and develop the contact with relevant government counterparts in respect of procurement planning and Supply Chain Strengthening activities for essential supplies for children.
Provides advice on modalities of support, including but not limited to the provision of Procurement Services.
Facilitates the initiation of transactional activity by Country Offices and oversees smooth implementation of PS and Supply Chains strengthening activities in support to partners. Coordinates communication with Supply Division and other stakeholders as required.
Identifies pre-financing needs and liaises with Supply Division to propose and develop viable solutions, including both internal and external
Guides Country Offices to proactively identify operational complexities related to PS engagement, such as in-country logistics, import requirements, compliance with regulatory frameworks, special documentation or issues of intellectual property rights.
Establish linkages between Procurement Services and the development and resilience agenda. Contribute to emergency preparedness efforts in Country Offices.
Provide leadership, technical advice, training, support and guidance to UNICEF Country Offices, on applications of supply related contracting procedures, regulations, systems and best practices to support partners Supply chain Management effisciency.
Assists Country Offices to establish the necessary partnership frameworks to provide Procurement Services, including necessary risk assessment and mitigation. Provides advice to Country offices on the appropriate steps required to phase in the Procurement Services modality.
To qualify as a champion for every child you will need to have…
– Advanced university degree in Degree in Business Administration, Management, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, Contract/Commercial Law, International Development, Health or related social science field, or relevant first-level university degree (Bachelor’s) in conjunction with a valid relevant professional certification is required.
*A first level university degree (Bachelor’s) in a relevant technical field (as identified above), in conjunction with ten (10) years of relevant work experience in supply, logistics, procurement, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical field, may be taken in lieu of a Masters degree.
– A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in supply chain strengthening, logistics, Supply procurement, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical fields is required.
Health supply chain management experience
Understanding of development and humanitarian work
Prior experience working in a UN system will be considered an asset.
Fluency in French and English is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is considered an asset
For every Child, you advocate and demonstrate…
Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
Leading and supervising (II)
Formulating strategies and concepts (II)
Applying technical expertise (II)
Planning and Organizing (II)
Relating and Networking (II)
Coping with set-back and pressure(II)
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
This position is classified as “rotational” which means the incumbent is expected to rotate to another duty station upon completion of their tour of duty.
This is a re-advertisement, candidates who have already submitted their application do not need to re-apply.
Closing Date Fri Feb 23 2018 00:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)