Procurement Services Specialist at UNICEF, Abuja, Nigeria

Deadline: 23 August 2018

United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Services Specialist in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Procurement Services Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Develop and maintains a strategic framework for the identification of procurement services projects.
  • Provide support and guidance to Key Counterparts at National levels and INGOs on PS planning and transactions through regular communications, training and workshops and visits, as required.
  • In coordination with Supply Division, delivers PS Key Accounts as well as complex and large requests and projects.
  • Monitor overall PS transactions and facilitates the efficient and effective PS workflow, by addressing the bottlenecks and gaps and improving the processes, in close coordination with PS Unit in SD and National Counterparts.
  • Obtain and communicate to customers, the cost estimate to finalize them within the agreed time-schedules.
  • Contribute to SD Workshops, special/other events.
  • Provide training on PS, particularly with regard to transaction management.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in Supply Chain management or Public Health or Program Management, or other academic qualifications in similar areas, and relevant experience.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant professional experience in logistics, cold chain or related areas; of which at least 2 to 4 years in developing countries.
  • Developing country work experience and familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Working knowledge of another official UN language would be an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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