Procurement Officer in UNOPS, Mogadisho, Somalia

Deadline: 8 March 2019

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Officer in Mogadisho, Somalia.

The Procurement Officer will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategic and effective procurement services reflecting international public procurement best practices, compliance with UNOPS procurement policy, rules, regulations and procedures.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Procurement Officer will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Appropriate application of UNOPS procurement governance framework (rules, regulations, policies and tools) in Business Unit and Project operations.
  • Provision of supply-market intelligence and analysis.
  • Procurement strategies, approaches and plans designed and implemented according to cost reduction and saving strategies, applying.
  • Expertise in market intelligence matched to business requirements.
  • Optimal Stakeholder management principles.
  • Sustainability criteria.
  • Appropriate work processes to individual cases.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Advanced Degree (Master’s) or equivalent in Procurement/Supply Chain Management/Business/Commerce, law, economics or related field or First level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in combination 2 years or relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant and professional procurement experience is required.
  • Knowledge of UNOPS / UN regulations, rules, policies, procedures and practices would be highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (i.e. oneUNOPS) will be well regarded.
  • Work experience in developing/post conflict countries is an added advantage.
  • Full knowledge of the English language is essential.
  • Procurement Goods.
  • Procurement Management.
  • Leadership skills.

How to Apply

Applicants must submited their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.