Procurement Associate at WFP, Khartoum, Sudan

Deadline: 13 February 2019

World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Associate in Khartoum, Sudan.

The purpose of Procurement Associate is to provide coordination, administrative services and research to support the efficient and effective procurement services.

World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Procurement Associate will perform the following functions:

  • Support implementation of an integrated Food Safety and Quality Management System for WFP-Sudan Operations.
  • Liaise with key institutions and organizations working in the area of food safety and quality.
  • Maintain an updated database of Sudan food specifications and food laws and regulations.
  • Assist in food supplier assessments or audits & Monitor the performance of appointed inspection companies, laboratories and other stakeholders involved in testing the quality and conformity of commodities procured by WFP.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports related to food quality and safety issues.
  • Conduct regular inspection visits to WFP warehouses countrywide and provide technical support and guidance to warehouse staff on best practices in relation to handling, storage, pest control, fumigation, reconditioning, packaging, and disposal.
  • Support the capacity building of WFP staff and partners for efficient and effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries (e.g. through the design and review of training materials).

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Completion of secondary school education.
  • A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area.
  • 5 years of total working experience including 2 years of relevant experience in food quality assurance and management, or food quality and safety audit or food procurement.
  • Fluency in both Arabic & English language.
  • Nationality of Sudan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WFP.