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Procurement and Administrative Associate (Thai national only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||16-Jan-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-7|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 year extendable depending on performance and budget availability|
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 Asia and the Pacific (ROAP) in Bangkok and a number of country and multi-country offices as well as programme presences across the region, UN Women builds on a long history of support to governments, civil society and other actors to promote gender equality and empower all women and girls. We stand behind women’s equal participation in all aspects of life, focusing on five priority areas: addressing gender perspectives in intergovernmental processes; women’s political participation and leadership; enhancing women’s economic empowerment; ending violence against women and girls; and promoting women’s participation in peace and security and humanitarian action.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Operations Manager, the Procurement and Administrative Associate provides leadership in execution of procurement services in Regional Office (RO), Multi Country Office (MCO), Country Offices (CO), and Project Offices ensuring their effectiveness, transparency and integrity. The Procurement Associate promotes a client-focused, quality and results- oriented approach in the Unit.
The Procurement and Administrative Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and project teams in the RO, MCO, CO and HQs staff for resolving complex procurement-related issues and information delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Implement administrative and procurement related strategies in accordance with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and strategies
2. Manage procurement processes for the Regional Office and Project Offices
3. Implement sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools.
4. Ensure organization of logistical services for the Regional Office and Project Offices
5. Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing
Required Skills and Experience
REMARK: This position is open to Thai national only.
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.