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Procurement Associate - For Egyptian Nationals ONLY
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Cairo, EGYPT|
|Application Deadline :||04-Jul-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||4d 20h 16m|
|Additional Category :||Gender Equality|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-3|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 Year|
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.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace, and security.
Through the Regional Office for Arab States in Cairo and a number of offices at the country level across the region, UN Women builds on a long history of support to governments, civil society, and other actors to deliver for women and girls. UN Women is mandated by the UN Security Council to support UN system-wide coordination on women, peace, and security (WPS), and to this end, UN Women has been working with governments, UN partners, and civil society throughout the region to support women’s participation and influence at all levels of decision-making to prevent and resolve conflicts. UN Women Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) implements programmes to advance the implementation of the WPS agenda in the region, and strengthen women’s engagement in peacemaking, peacebuilding, recovery, and prevention of violent extremism (PVE) throughout the region. The regional WPS programme also includes a country component, leading UN Women’s work on Syria by supporting Syrian women’s participation in the political process at all levels.
Under the supervision of the Operations Analyst, WPS as the primary supervisor, and of the Regional Procurement Analyst, the Procurement Associate supports the operations of the ROAS Women Peace and Security (WPS)/Syria team by performing a variety of standard procurement processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Procurement Associate promotes a client, quality, and results-oriented approach. S/he works as part of the WPS/Syria team and in close collaboration with the Operations team (with a dual reporting line) to ensure consistent service delivery and to resolve complex procurement-related issues and information delivery for the WPS/Syria team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Implement procurement-related strategies in accordance with UN Women rules, regulations, and policies:
Manage procurement processes for the WPS/Syria Programme:
Ensure the organization of logistical services for the Programme:
Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing:
Key Performance Indicators
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In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality, and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW, and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.
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