Procurement and Supply Management Officer at UNDP, Luanda, Angola

Deadline: 28 February 2019

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Procurement and Supply Management Officer in Luanda, Angola. The duration of this post is 1 year.

The Procurement and Supply Management Officer ensures and contributes to the UNDP Project Management Unit (PMU) to deliver in a timely and quality assured manner on the Grant Performance Framework targets, comply with UNDP and Global Fund rules and regulations, while developing national capacities in disease programme management.

UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Procurement and Supply Management Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Lead the execution of the procurement function within the UNDP/Global Fund Project, focusing on the following:
    • Develop and monitor the implementation of UNDP/Global Fund Project’s Health and Non-Health Procurement Plans (goods, services and civil works).
    • Ensure adequate synergies between Government and Global Fund-funded health procurement conducted by UNDP.
    • Ensure procurement is executed in line with the requirements of the Global Fund quality assurance policies.
    • Monitor and support the issuance of Requests for Quotations, assess cost estimates done by Logistics Assistant and make recommendations.
    • Develop, introduce and monitor key performance indicators for UNDP/GF health procurement function.
    • Assess suppliers´ performance and provide feedback to UNDP management.
  • Support the INLS in the supply management of HIV health commodities focusing on the following:
    • Co-represent UNDP in the National HIV Quantification Committee.
    • Contribute effectively to national quantification efforts, including report writing.
    • Develop or update the list of health products based on quantification exercises, when required.
    • Oversee the execution of warehousing and distribution services; carry out spot check visits at the provider’s site.
    • Provide feedback internally or externally.
  • Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the area of procurement and supply management, focusing on the following:
    • Help identify and respond to capacity development needs expressed by the INLS.
    • Update, implement and report on the PSM component of INLS Capacity Development Plan.
    • Contribute to the design, delivery and documentation of UNDP capacity development interventions in the area of PSM, including systems development.
    • Support the management and oversight of international or national technical assistance in PSM (Consultants).

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Economics, Business Administration, International Development, Public Administration, Social Sciences or any development related field and minimum of 2 years of professional experience in procurement and supply management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Economics, Business Administration, International Development, Public Administration, Social Sciences or any development related field and minimum of 4 years of professional experience in procurement and supply management.
  • 2 to 4 years professional experience in procurement and supply management.
  • Experience in the use of tools and in complying with procedures and international standards for the procurement of goods and services.
  • Experience in logistics management, including inventory management.
  • Good working knowledge of English, both written and verbal.
  • Fluency in Portuguese, both written and verbal.
  • Nationality of Angola.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNDP.