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Procurement/Logistics Assistant at the UNDP project
|Location :||Minsk, BELARUS|
|Application Deadline :||07-Aug-11 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-2|
|Languages Required :||English Russian|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||extendble up to 2 years|
Since December 2004 UNDP in Belarus has been implementing Round 3 HIV grant of the Global Fund. The Round 3 grant ends in December 2009. Within Round 8 of proposals, the Global Fund approved another grant for Belarus on HIV for the period of 2010-2014. The CCM selected UNDP as Principal Recipient for Phase 1 of the grant for 2010-2011. The new grant implementation will start in January 2010. The total funding allocated for Phase 1 is € 9,557,068. Within Rolling Continuation Channel another grant was approved for Belarus for HIV amounting to $ 7,5 mln for three years. UNDP in Belarus is also Principal Recipient for Round 6 and 9 grants to fight tuberculosis which will continue its implementation in 2011-2013.
The overall goal of the HIV grants is to maintain the concentrated phase of the epidemic in Belarus and to reduce the AIDS mortality. The grants envisage to expand the coverage of the main vulnerable groups (IDUs, FSWs, MSM, prisoners, women and youth) and to improve the quality of services through capacity building of the non-government organizations (NGOs) servicing the beneficiaries. Prevention work among young people will be extended through schools. Further, the grants aim to expand the coverage of people with anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment, to improve laboratory diagnosis and training of healthcare staff, to enhance the quality of care and support of people living with HIV (PLHIV).
Duties and Responsibilities
As a member of Grants Implementation Unit, Procurement/Logistics Assistant, under the direct supervision of the Head of Procurement and Logistics Unit ensures execution of transparent and efficient procurement services and processes in project. The Procurement/Logistics Assistant promotes a client-focused, quality and results- oriented approach in the project.
The incumbent will be based in Minsk, Belarus. He/she will work under direct supervision the Head of Procurement and Logistics Unit and will be responsible for execution of transparent and efficient procurement services and processes.
Procurement Assistant reports to the Head of Procurement and Logistics Unit and works in close cooperation with 2 Purchasing/Contracting specialists, 2 Logistics specialists and other units of GIU, UNDP Procurement Associate/Assistant and in close contact with the relevant services of the UNDP office if required.
Procurement Assistant/Logistics Assistant shall:
Required Skills and Experience
Applicants are requested to apply on-line.
Information about the condition of the SC contract: http://un.by/vacancy/undp/conditions/
Applicants have to:
Responsible applicants will be shortlisted, and at least three applicants will gain a personal, or telephone hearing.
Women are encouraged to apply. UNDP is non-smoking work environment.
Due to the large number of applicants for UNDP positions, UNDP regrets that it is unable to inform unsuccessful candidates about the outcome or status of the recruitment process
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.