(Junior) Procurement Professional
GIZ

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. GIZ offers demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide. Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We advocate for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity, and we promote market-oriented, ecological and social economic development.

The GIZ Office in Khartoum is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position:

 


 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum with regular travel to Darfur if required.
 Closing Date: 30 Jan 2020

 
 Background:

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. GIZ offers demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide. Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability. We advocate for human rights, equal opportunities and integrity, and we promote market-oriented, ecological and social economic development.

The GIZ Office in Khartoum is looking for a qualified person to fill the following position:

(Junior) Procurement Professional

For the project “Employment Promotion Darfur for Refugees, IDPs and Host Communities”

 

Duty station is Khartoum with regular travel to Darfur if required.

Context

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), GIZ implements a new project to promote employment in Nyala, South Darfur. The project aims at improving the livelihoods of the local population, internally displaced persons and refugees by enhancing both the demand and supply sides of the labour market. On the demand side, we work with Nyala’s Small Industries and Crafts Union (SICU) and other private sector organisations to enhance their organisational and technical capacity to train workshop and small business owners. As a result, their businesses will become more productive and competitive and hence create additional employment. In particular, we aim at capitalising on the potential of female workshop owners and entrepreneurs



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Responsibilities

The Procurement Professional is responsible for:

  • Procurement of goods and services and preparation of respective documents
  • Drafting of contracts with service providers
  • Keeping the inventory of the project
  • Filing documents in reference files or the internal file structure in line with GIZ’s regulations
  • Liaising with partners and suppliers on behalf of the project
  • Distributing information and documents to field offices and project partners
  • Supporting the financial planning of the project through procurement overviews
  • Coordinating effectively with team colleagues in Khartoum and field offices and with the GIZ main office in Khartoum

 

In this context, the position holder fulfils the following tasks:

  1. Tasks
  1. Administration
  • Handling/preparation of procurements of goods and service in accordance with guidelines, including the drafting of contracts and orders on project level
  • Keeping the contracts management file on project level
  • Assisting with the follow-up on procurements and contracts handled through other entities within GIZ
  • Keeping and updating the project inventory on a regular basis
  • Booking of hotels, venues and event catering services if required
  • Handling of a database on prices, rates and locations of accommodation, food, catering services, workshop rooms etc. and monitoring the availability of accessories and stocks
  • Handling of correspondence and drafting of letters and documents according to needs (English and Arabic)
  • Updating the filing system on a daily basis
  1. Finance
  • Updating financial forecasts based on ongoing procurements and contracts
  1. Logistics, Coordination & Liaison
  • Management of project warehouse
  • Communicating and liaising with UN organisations
  • Preparing and organising internal meetings and external appointments
  • Assisting international experts coming to Sudan in all logistic and administrative issues
  • Communication and coordination with colleagues in the project’s different field offices on all financial and administrative issues
  1. General tasks
  • Interpreting and translating (Arabic-English) for project team members on their mission and of administrative and project related documents as required
  • Ensuring compliance with GIZ financial management and administrative regulations and procedures
  • Performing other duties and tasks at the request of management

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • BA in business administration, accounting, auditing or similar area
  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in a comparable position
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience in finance and accounting, including respective software
  • Sound knowledge of public procurement
  • Confidential handling of data and information
  • Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, Skype for Business)
  • Good management and organisational skills
  • Structured written communication
  • Ability to work proactively and in a dependable, responsible manner with great attention to detail
  • Very good communication skills
  • Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management
  • Fluent written and oral knowledge of Arabic and English, German is an asset

We actively encourage applications from women and people with disabilities.

Closing date:30thJanuary 2020

If you do not hear from GIZ until the 1st of March 2020, your application was not further considered.

Please submit the following documents in soft copy, in English:

  • CV
  • motivation letter (one page)

The application should be through Sudanjob.net website,

Additional documents may be requested at a later date.

Only applications with subject line “Application: Procurement Darfur” will be considered.




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