The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Khartoum is seeking qualified candidates for the following post:
|Job Title:||Procurement Associate (Re-advertisement)|
|Supervisor:||Procurement Analyst (NOA)|
|No. of Post:||1|
|Duration:||1 Year with possibility for extension|
|Closing Date:||23 August 2018|
As part of the UN country team in Sudan, UNDP aims to contribute to the significant reduction of extreme poverty throughout the country and to support the establishment of a critical mass among Sudan’s people that is ready and able to engage in the development process of the country. In line with the overarching SDG goal “Leave No One Behind” (embedded among others in SDGs 1, 5,10 and 13) UNDP programme interventions will target localities characterized by high levels of poverty and exclusion and / or affected by conflict.
Country office vision is to strengthen resilience and prompt inclusive sustainable development in Sudan. This vision is fully aligned with UNDP’s corporate Strategic Plan as well as with the UNDAF currently being developed and embedded in the global SDG framework.
To that end, UNDP will support stabilization and governance for peace as well as environmentally sustainable development. UNDP pays attention to the inclusion of marginalized groups, including women and youth representing the most promising potential for change in Sudan.
With an annual average delivery of approximately US$ 100 million over the past 5 years, the Sudan Country Office is managing one of the largest portfolios in the region of Arab states. The portfolio is composed of three pillars: the UNDP core portfolio (US$ 30 million), the Global Fund portfolio (US$ 40 million) and the Managing Agent portfolio related to the Common Humanitarian Fund and the Darfur Community Peace and Stability Fund (US$ 30 million).
Under the overall guidance of the Procurement Specialist and direct supervision of the Procurement Analyst, the Procurement Associate provides leadership in execution of procurement services in CO ensuring their effectiveness, transparency and integrity. The Procurement Associate promotes a client-focused, quality and results- oriented approach in the Unit.
The Procurement Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and project teams in the CO and UNDP HQs staff for resolving
complex procurement-related issues and information delivery.
|Duties and responsibilities:
Summary of Key Functions:
2. Organizes procurement processes for CO, NIM/DIM projects and at the request of other Agencies focusing on achievement of the following results:
4. Provides back up support to Assets Management for proper control of CO Assets, during the absence of the Assets Focal Point, focusing on achievement of the following results:
IV. Impact of Results:
The key results have an impact on the overall CO efficiency in procurement, Assets Management, and success in implementation of operational strategies. Accurate analysis and presentation of information, well- organized transparent procurement processes ensure client satisfaction and timely delivery of UNDP programmes/ projects. The appropriate control of UNDP assets and inventory will facilitate acquisition, management and disposal of UNDP assets and inventory in full compliance with rules and regulations. The information provided facilitates decision making of the management.
Competencies and Critical Success Factors:
Building Strategic Partnerships
Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
Promoting Organizational Change and Development
Level 1.1: Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
Design and Implementation of Management Systems
Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems
Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships
Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management
Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating informationGathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems
Informed and transparent decision making
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
|Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing fee at any stage of the recruitment.