UNICEF recruits 01 Senior Supply Associate, GS-7
Senior Supply Associate, GS-7, Fixed-TermT#96847, Yaounde – Cameroon
Job Number: 525959 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Cameroon
Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
How can you make a difference?
The efficiency and effectiveness of the support provided by the Sr supply assistant to the development, implementation and monitoring of supply component facilitates the delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the respective section, which in turn enhances the offices and UNICEF capacityâ€™s in helping the most vulnerable women and children
Under the general supervision of the supply Officer, prepare requests for proposals/bids and purchase orders for all goods and services, obtains quotations from local vendors, monitors status of local supplies and maintains the filing of the supply Unit.
Reviews incoming demand/sales orders to ensure completeness and appropriateness of specifications/terms of references, drafts tender documents) Requests of quotations, invitations to bids, Request for proposals), and supports the implementations of tender process.
Support evaluations of offers through e.g. preparation of tabulation sheet and assists in analysis of offers
Liaise with clearing services providers to ensure timely delivery of programme and administrative goods at warehouse or project sites
Maintain and monitor all manual or computerized reports related to supply activities, supply deliveries to be shared with project officers and management ensure reconciliation with headquarter reports.
Draft contract and purchase orders
Ensures appropriate documentation of processes and data is kept on file. Maintain all data to ensure correctness and availability of information for source and availability plan, logistics plan, delivery plan and actual delivery schedule.
Work closely with suppliers to ensure quality assurance and timeliness of deliverables.
Ensure continuous availability of data related to procurement including forecasting, requisitions received, orders placed, incoming goods, actual delivery schedule.
Any other duties as requested by the supervisor
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
A first University Degree ore equivalent (BTS/DUT) in economics, Business or Logistics, supplemented by courses in technical areas of supply & logistics. .
A minimum of 7 years of work experience in procurement , logistics in commercial working environment. Experience with computer databases e.g. excel for maintenance of procurement information/reports..
Fluency in French & English is required.
Competencies and levels of proficiency required.
Diversity and inclusion
Drive for result
Working with people
Applying technical expertise]
Following Instructions and procedures
Planning and Organizing
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The competencies required for this post are….
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Opening Date Fri Aug 30 2019 11:30:00 GMT+0200 (heure d’été d’Europe centrale) W. Central Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Fri Sep 06 2019 00:55:00 GMT+0200 (heure d’été d’Europe centrale)