World Food Programme recruits 01 Procurement Assistant SSA5
World Food Programme
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Opportunités de carrière : Procurement Assistant SSA5 (139622)
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“To work in a challenging position which offers experience, innovation, creativity, teamwork and provides an opportunity for career development and advancement is the best thing you can give to yourself, welcome to WFP”.” – Procurement Assistant
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) seeks individuals of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance
Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply
ABOUT WFPThe mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetime. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
The WFP Regional Bureau for Eastern Africa (RBN) is based in Nairobi and provides strategic direction, technical guidance, resource mobilization and management support to WFP operations and activities in ten countries: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.
JOB PURPOSETo perform and apply appropriate processes, procedures and policies that support the efficient and effective procurement services.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation :Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply chain, Business Management, Business Administration or other relevant fields.
Working Experience :One to two years’ experience of providing progressively responsible support in procurement work.
Language :Fluency in both oral and written English.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE• Has worked on procurement activities.• Experience conducting analyses and developing reports.• Experience working with suppliers or other third party on day to day basis.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)1. Perform administrative procurement activities in a timely and efficient manner, to support Professional staff in the acquisition of goods and services for efficient field operations.2. Compile data, prepare and distribute documents, to support successful procurement programs and operational activities, (e.g. issue tenders, evaluate offers and negotiate/award contracts), ensuring standard processes are followed.3. Review, record and prioritise purchasing requests, ensuring all supporting documentation is received, and funding is available, in order to enable the procurement of goods and services.4. Coordinate and monitor the delivery of procurement requisitions, verifying receipt and inspection of deliverables, and performing follow up actions to ensure supplies reach HQ and field operations.5. Research, collate and present information in standard formats, to enable informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to the stakeholders.6. Update, manage and maintain relevant databases and records, to ensure the information is accurate, organised, and available for others to access, and supports reporting requirements.7. Liaise with internal counterparts to support the alignment of procurement activities with wider programmes and ensure a coherent approach to meeting food assistance needs.8. Provide technical support and/or allocate work to other support staff, in order to assist them in completing standard tasks to agreed standards and deadlines.9. Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to support WFP to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
TERMS AND CONDITIONSType of Contract :Special Service Agreement ( SSA5)
Duty Station :Nairobi Regional Bureau, Kenya
Contract Duration : 6 months
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONSFebruary 25 , 2021
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.POSTULER