Procurement Officer at UNOPS, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Deadline: 30 September 2018

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

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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 Project Management, Procurement will perform the following functions-

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  • Effective delivery and implementation of strategic and effective procurement services, for a select group of technically complex goods, services and works, within the specific geographical area and project.
  • Analyse and interpret the respective rules and regulations and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex issues related to procurement.
  • Focus in transaction procurement including all steps of the procurement process.
  • Maintain the highest degree of personal and professional ethics, the Procurement Officer promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Business Unit.
  • Collaborate with the Operations, Programme and project teams in the relevant geographical area or business unit, UNOPS HQs colleagues and Government officials, to successfully deliver procurement services.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent, preferably in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Law, Commerce, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in combination with 4 years of experience at the international level in procurement management, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field may be accepted in lieu of the Master’s degree.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in international public procurement.
  • Experience in working with a range of stakeholders in developing and developed countries.
  • Experience in UN system organizations, preferably in a developing country, is desirable.
  • Fluency of English is essential.
  • Nationality of Sri Lanka.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.