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Procurement Assistant



The Procurement Assistant post is located in the Pacific Sub-Regional Office (SRO) and reports to the HR Admin Associate who provides overall direction and guidance. S/he is part of the Operations team and works closely with operations and programme staff in the Sub-Regional Office.

Job Purpose

The Procurement Assistant will be responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient functioning of the procurement and logistics systems in support of the programme and office management.

Key results expected include:

 

q  Implementation of operational strategies

q  Support to procurement processes

q  Implementation of sourcing strategy

q  Control of Office Assets

q  Provision of logistical services

q  Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing

 

Qualifications

·Completion of secondary level or an equivalent high school education is required;

·First level University degree in Administration, Procurement, Business/Public Management or related field is preferable.

·Formal recognized training or local/international certification in logistics or procurement is desirable

·Minimum of five (5) years of working experience in procurement, administration, logistics or related field in an international organization or private/public/Government sector is required.

 

 

Conditions & Remuneration: UNFPA PSRO will contract the successful candidate under an individual contract and will be responsible for the payment of fees payable according to qualification and standard terms of payment and subject to satisfactory completion of assigned outputs.  Payment will be made on completion of a monthly report.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Candidates must complete a United Nations Personal History (P.11) form, together with updated Curriculum Vitae and a Cover letter. Applications without completed P.11 form will not be considered.  The P.11 form as well as a complete Terms of Reference can be downloaded from the office web site https://pacific.unfpa.org/en  or a copy be obtained by sending an email to vacanciespsro@unfpa.org.
 
Completed applications can be emailed to vacanciespsro@unfpa.org before midnight on Sunday, 27th June 2021.  Only nationals of Fiji will be considered for this position.  

 

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of disabilities, HIV/AIDS and gender. UNFPA does not condone sexual exploitation and abuse.