Procurement Officer at UNOPS, Juba, South Sudan

Deadline: 31 December 2018

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

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The Procurement Officer will be responsible for public works plus including complementary activities like entrepreneurial skills, WASH trainings and early childhood development and nutrition messaging.

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 Procurement Officer will perform the following functions-

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  • Management and Implementation:
    • Full compliance of procurement activities with UNOPS Procurement Manual, Financial Rules and Regulations, relevant Organizational Directives and Administrative Instructions.
    • Implementation of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system
  • Planning and Evaluation:
    • Support timely preparation of procurement plans for the projects and monitoring of their implementation.
    • Elaboration of needs assessment and requirement definition mechanisms for identification of projects’ actual procurement needs.
    • Implementation of monitoring and control of procurement processes including receipt of requisitions, organization of RFQ, ITB and RFP, receipt of quotations, bids and proposals, their evaluation, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNOPS Procurement Manual and FRR.
  • Coordination and Knowledge sharing:
    • Contribution to projects during planning and implementation stages.
    • Participation in negotiations, acceptance reviews and project budget formulation as required.
  • Monitoring and Progress Controls:
    • Assist in the development of the unit work plan, and contribute to the achievement of those goals.
    • Complete procurement of all required goods, works and services on a timely basis and in an accurate manner.
    • Participate in the development of monitoring tools for the procurement unit and work with members of the unit to ensure these tools are used effectively.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor degree in Procurement or Business Administration or Project Management or Social Science or International Relations or Development Studies or related field is required.
  • Masters degree or advanced degree in Procurement or Business Administration or Project Management or Social Science or International Relations or Development Studies or related field is an advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in procurement and/or supply chain management and/or administrative support services with UN or other international organizations is required.
  • Knowledge of UNOPS procurement and financial rules and regulations is desirable.
  • Work experience in developing / post conflict countries is an added advantage.
  • Skills in Procurement and Supply Chain Management is required.
  • Fluent working knowledge of English is essential.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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