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INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTOR - PROCUREMENT CONSULTANT
|Location :||NEW YORK, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||18-Mar-13|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||3 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||3 months|
Under the leadership of the UNDG Chair, and with the guidance of the UNDG, the overall objective of the United Nations Development Operations Coordination Office (DOCO) is to support the strategic priorities of the UNDG, and related coordination goals, and to meet DOCO’s responsibilities under the Management and Accountability (M &A) system, in furtherance of the TCPR framework. DOCO supports the UNDG at all levels to better support national partners in meeting the MDGs/IADGs and other critical national development priorities, specifically, the UNDG and its Advisory Group at Headquarters, Regional UNDG Teams, and RCs and UNCTs. In carrying out its responsibilities, DOCO works closely with other UN entities and stakeholders (including DPA, DPKO, DSS, WB, OCHA and the Policy Committee in case of crisis countries), and through various interagency mechanisms.
The Business Service Centre (BSC) is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of essential business functions, to support organizational effectiveness. These functions include Finance, Human Resources, Procurement, ICT, Fund Management, Donor Liaison and Reporting and General Administration. The BSC is responsible for the management of the UN Country Coordination Fund (UNCCF) and resources to support UN Resident Coordinators (SRC funds). As the service provider of these functions in DOCO, the BSC works in support of HST, FST and the Director.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Chief, Business Service Centre, the Procurement Consultant is responsible for the administration and implementation of procurement services in DOCO at the request of Agencies, ensuring their efficiency, integrity and compliance with UNDP rules, regulations, policies and procedures and standards of ethics.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
Procurement services (for DOCO at the request of other Agencies)
Implementation of sourcing strategy
Facilitation of knowledge building and sharing in procurement/travel services
Impact of Results
The transparent, timely and efficient administration of procurement services on behalf of clients directly impacts the cost effectiveness of procurement and consequently establishes the credibility of DOCO as an effective service provider.
Required Skills and Experience
Offerors must complete and submit the following documentation:
Note: The CV and Offer Letter must be submitted and uploaded in a single Adobe PDF file during the electronic application.
Offerors will be evaluated on a cumulative analysis with the following weights:
Only shortlisted Offerors will be contacted for the interview.
Selection/award of contract will be made to the Offeror with the highest total weighted score.
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UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.