Procurement Assistant at WHO, Sana’a, Yemen

Deadline: 18 November 2018

World Health Organisation (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Assistant in Sana’a, Yemen. The duration of this post is 1 year.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Procurement Assistant will perform following functions:

  • Identify the proper procurement method and potential suppliers.
  • Issue offer solicitations, communicate and negotiate with suppliers when needed.
  • Evaluate and analyze the received offers and recommend the awarded suppliers.
  • Ensure that the prices are reasonable and that the technical/admin clearances are obtained.
  • Prepare the adjudication reports with recommendations for review and approval.
  • Create and process requisitions for both catalogue and non-catalogue items in an efficient manner, monitor status and ensure timely process of requests and delivery of goods and services.
  • Act as a backup for customs clearance and logistical arrangements for importing goods.
  • Support the logistic work arrangements and organization of conferences, seminars, meetings and other events implemented.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of secondary education, supplemented by training in procurement/logistics.
  • University degree in business administration, social sciences,pharmacy, procurement or a related field is an asset.
  • At least 8 years of relevant working experience in procurement.
  • Ability to work independently, manage and prioritize in difficult and complex situations and especially under pressure.
  • Proven knowledge of procurement regulations and procedures.
  • Proven problem solving and analytical capacity and strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to document and communicate, in both verbal and written form, to various levels in the organization including senior management.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills.
  • Very good organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines.
  • Intermediate knowledge of English.
  • Expert knowledge of Arabic.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.