Procurement Officer at WHO, Brazzaville, Congo

Deadline: 12 April 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Officer in Brazzaville, Congo. 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 Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Coordinate the preparation of the periodic reports of the PSS unit.
  • Track and follow up with the countries the expected actions and produce a report on their implementation and compliance.
  • Monitor the implementation of the recommendations of retreats, meetings and action points of PSS emanating from cluster meetings (GMC and others) as well as recommendations on procurement transactions emanating from audits of the WHO Regional Office and the country offices and make follow-up related actions in liaison with the responsible focal persons.
  • Collect recurring requests for purchases, including recurrent purchases from WHO clusters and country offices, and make transactions analysis for the establishment of a WHO regional catalogue of goods and services.
  • Collect and maintain a database on cost savings from procurement of transactions and prepare a quarterly report.
  • Collect the best practices from different offices in the field on contracting and procurement and submit them for approval for their dissemination.
  • Work on procurement and Supply related projects as a member of the PSS Team.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • First University degree in procurement and supply chain management, public or business administration, information technology applications, or any other related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience in procurement and supply chain management, public or business administration, information technology applications, or any other related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of procurement and supply chain principles and practices.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Intermediate knowledge of French.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.