Procurement Officer at UNOPS, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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Deadline: 18 February 2019

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Officer in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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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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  • Lead the development and implementation of procurement and contracting strategies for goods, services and works.
  • Manage and guide procurement processes for the acquisition of goods, services and the construction of works for the Business Unit.
  • Ensure introduction and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools.
  • Facilitate the engagement and provision of high quality results and services of the team supervised through effective recruitment, work planning, performance management, coaching, and promotion of learning and development.
  • Provide oversight, ensuring compliance by team members with existing policies and best practices.
  • Oversee team’s contributions to Procurement knowledge networks and communities of practice including collaborative synthesis of lessons learnt and dissemination of best practices in procurement management.
  • Guide team’s collection of feedback, ideas, and internal knowledge about processes and best practices and utilize productively.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • First University preferably in Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management, Law, Commerce, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field is required.
  • Master’s degree preferably in Procurement and/or Supply Chain Management, Law, Commerce, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field will be considered and may substitute some of the required years of experience.
  • For those who do not have a degree in Procurement of Supply Chain Management, Chartered Institute of Supply and Management (CIPS) or similar international Certification, is a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge of UN/ /UNOPS Procurement Rules and Regulations is a distinct advantage.
  • Minimum 2 year’s professional experience at national or international level, in advising on, implementing policies and/or procedures to deliver a range of complex procurement programmes and services.
  • Some experience in UN system organizations, preferably in a developing country, is desirable.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Office 2003 and/or newer versions).
  • Full working knowledge of French and English are required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language such as Spanish is an asset.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.