NATIONAL POST: Procurement Analyst - NOA, Maputo, Mozambique (Temporary Appointment)

Level: NOA
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 3 July 2017 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Maputo
Job ID: 10629

This post is open only to nationals of Mozambique.

Position Summary:

The Procurement Officer post is located in the UNFPA Mozambique Country Office (CO) in Maputo, and under the overall guidance of the Country Representative, reports directly to the Operations Manager.

The Procurement Officer delivers quality services in procurement and logistics to internal and external clients, in the context of the Joint Programme Reproductive Maternal Neonatal Child and Adolescents Health (RMNCAH). He/She masters all relevant rules, guidelines, processes, and procedures. Ensures proper and effective use of UNFPA’s and external partners’ resources. Takes a client-oriented, results-focussed approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, providing support and guidance to the Country Office.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Education:  Advanced university degree in business administration, public administration or a related field. Specialized knowledge in the field of Procurement, Logistics and or Supply Chain, is desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Two years of relevant experience in management or operations of development projects/programmes; or with specific experience in procurement operations.
  • Proven experience in successfully managing complex bid processes for complex products and services.
  • Experience in international, public procurement or contracts and supplier management is highly desirable.
  • Experience with UN procurement, finance and contracting regulations and procedures will be a decided advantage.
  • Knowledge of global health and pharmaceutical market and stakeholders is an asset, especially in regards to sexual, reproductive and maternal health.
  • Strong analytical and leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Portuguese.

Languages:    Fluency in English and Portuguese is required.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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Youth secondary school enrollment
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