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|Location :||New Delhi, INDIA|
|Application Deadline :||03-Oct-15 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||NO-B|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year (Extendable)|
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.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of Procurement Specialist, the Procurement Analyst is a team member of the Country Office (CO) Procurement Unit, responsible for effective delivery of procurement services in order to obtain the best value for money. He/she analyses and interprets the financial rules and regulations and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex issues related to procurement. The Procurement Analyst promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Unit.
The Procurement Analyst works in close collaboration with the Finance, Business Development, Operations, Programme and project teams in the CO, UNDP headquarters staff and Government of India officials to successfully deliver procurement services.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
1. Ensures implementation of procurement strategies for Country Office, achieving following results:
2. Ensures the provision of efficient contracting services, focusing on achievement of the following results:
3. Ensures introduction and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:
4. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Promoting Organizational Change and Development
Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management
Required Skills and Experience
Required Skills and Experience:
Experience: 2-5 years of progressively relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management, supply chain management and contract management. First-hand experience in conducting procurement at the international level for an intergovernmental organization/s, governmental organization/s, or large multi-national organization/s is desirable. Procurement experience in peacekeeping missions and/or field duty stations within the UN System would be an asset.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc. and advance knowledge of web based management systems.
Essential: Certification in Procurement - minimum UNDP/CIPS Level 2, anything above CIPS 2 will be advantageous.
Knowledge or enterprise resource planning software is required (People Soft knowledge would be a distinct advantage).
Other qualifications such as MCIPS or CPM, or CISM or APICS/CSCP would be a key advantage
Language Requirements: Fluency in English and national language of the duty station.