Senior Accredited Procurement Specialist at WBG, Kinshasa, DR Congo

Deadline: 25 April 2018

The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Accredited Procurement Specialist in Kinshasa, DR Congo.

WBG has set 2 ambitious goals to push extreme poverty to no more 3 percent by 2030, and to promote shared prosperity and greater equity in the developing world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Accredited Procurement Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Provide technical fiduciary advice on procurement activities and engage in policy dialogue on procurement with client countries.
  • Support client countries in achieving value for money (VFM ) in public procurement in order to enhance service delivery and development outcomes with integrity.
  • Understand relevant procurement markets using analytical tools and approaches to define more effective procurement.
  • Participates in missions and plays a key role in developing practical approaches to procurement while simultaneously dealing with difficult policy and operational issues.
  • Prepares and comments on draft operational directives and policy papers; produces major/complex reports.
  • An advanced degree with a major in a relevant discipline (e.g. business administration, engineering, commerce, law, procurement, public policy, etc.) is required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in any relevant areas.
  • Minimum of 8 years of direct relevant experience in carrying out technical duties in procurement inside or outside the Bank.
  • International experience is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices governing international procurement, with the ability to translate concepts into operational work, including but limited to VFM, sustainable procurement, strategic sourcing, market analysis, contract management, etc.
  • Excellent command of French and English.
  • Nationality of DR Congo.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WBG.