Job Number: 531663
Job Title: Supply & Procurement Specialist,(NO-C) , (Fixed Term), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Locations: Africa: Ethiopia
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.
For every child, Hope
Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Supply and Procurement, the incumbent procures products in accordance with the UNICEF Rules and Regulations, including contract management and implementation. Monitors and reports on supplier performance, global market development, and mid-to-long term forecasting. UNICEF's supplies in support of the Country Programme.
How can you make a difference?
The Supply and Procurement Specialist's Key functions that make a difference includes:
Provide rapid and relevant responses to evolving supply needs and situations facing children and families, including emergency situations, with a priority on achieving value for money.
Ensure sound, accurate supply/logistics management systems, procedures and documentation as well as regular, accurate reporting to maintain the highest level of integrity, standards and accountability.
Supervise and manage effective procurement, local and/or offshore, with a goal to attain lowest cost without sacrificing quality.
Collaboration and Partnership
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
For every Child, you demonstrate...
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional 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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Opening Date Thu May 14 2020 09:00:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time) E. Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Thu May 28 2020 23:55:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time)