Procurement Assistant

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Procurement Assistant

  • Post Date:May 5, 2021
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Host Entity: UNDP
Country: Zimbabwe
Duty Station: Harare (ZWE)
Language Skills: English
Start Date: Immediate
Duration: 6 months
Application Deadline: 07 May 2021

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Micro Purchasing

  • Engage units on specifications of requirements.
  • Launch procurement enquiries with local suppliers.
  • Prepare evaluation reports.
  • Submit for review and approval.
  • Inform suppliers of placed orders.
  • Follow up on pending deliveries.
  • Update clients on status of requests.

Contract Management

  • Update existing contract register.
  • Follow up with service providers on delivery timelines.
  • Note any challenges, constraints, and modifications to timelines.
  • Update program colleagues.

Rosters Update

  • Launch an expression of interest for local suppliers in identified categories
  • Receive and evaluate prospective suppliers’ submissions.
  • Update the country office rosters.
  • Submit the rosters for approval by country office management.

Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education – Additional Comments:

  • A University Degree/Secondary Education with specialized training in Procurement and supply chain management.
  • CIPS certification of at least level 2 is desirable.

Required experience:

  • 24 Months

Experience remark:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in procurement management.
  • CIPS certification of at least level 2 is desirable.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

Area of expertise:

  • Procurement and contracting, Logistics and supply management

Area of expertise details:

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of web-based management sys-tems.
  • Knowledge of UN financial and procurement processes is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience with the UN or other international development organization and knowledge of Atlas is highly desirable.

Driving license:

  • No

Competencies values:

  • Accountability, Building Trust, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

  • Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

  • Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 7th May 2021