UNDP Contracts Management Associate Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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UNDP Contracts Management Associate Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

UNDP Zimbabwe looking for “Contracts Management Associate”.

Applicants with a degree in Bachelor’s degree may apply on or before May 08, 2024.

The United Nations Development Programme is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on April 24, 2024 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Contracts Management Associate to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities

The main general responsibilities of the Contracts Management Associate shall be as follows:

  • Provides inputs to statement of works (SOW)/requirements, Terms of Reference (TORs), Contracts, Asset and Procurement Committee (CAP) and Advisory Committee on Procurement (ACP) submissions, development of technical evaluation criteria, advise on evaluation of vendor/contractor proposals and guidance during contract formulation, drafting and negotiation;
  • Assists both the requesting unit and the PSM unit in the implementation of operational plans, standard operating procedures (SOPs), initiatives and projects relating to contract compliance and performance management;
  • Helps to develop a quality assurance plan to provide a systematic, structured method to evaluate goods and services;
  • Facilitates and documents the pre-award contract meetings with the supplier;
  • Works with the beneficiaries to manage and control contract variations;
  • Shares weekly update on all contract implementation with both the requesting unit and PSM unit;
  • Regularly monitors Quantum commitments to ensure that open commitments correctly reflect the outstanding contract amounts;

Position in Organization:

  • Job Identification: 17778
  • Posting Date: 04/23/2024, 10:14 PM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Grade: NPSA-7
  • Practice Area: Health
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year
  • Required Languages: English
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks
  • Locations:Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Apply Before: 05/08/2024, 09:29 AM
  • Vacancy Type: National Personnel Service Agreement
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa

Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of High School education is required. University degree in Procurement, Business, Economics, Public Administration, Law or related field will be given due consideration but is not a requirement.
  • CIPS level 3 is a requirement for this position. If certification is not available at the time of recruitment, it should be obtained within one year.
  • A minimum of 7 (with secondary education) or 4 years (with Bachelor’s degree) of relevant professional experience in procurement, administration or relevant related field is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in infrastructure and/or civil works related public procurement.
  • Demonstrated experience of building capacities of national entities in procurement.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Power-point).
  • Relevant experience of minimum 2 years working in the UN or international Organizations in procurement.
  • Experience/Knowledge of procurement and contract management policies and procedures.
  • (15%) Demonstrated experience in developing and managing effective partnerships with stakeholders, including government, suppliers, private and public contractors, etc
  • Previous experience in procurement and contract management for civil works/infrastructure projects.
  • Proven knowledge of UN or international Organizations in procurement and contract management policies and procedures would be added advantage.
  • Knowledge of UNDP procurement and contract management policies and procedures.
  • Previous experience in working with Global Fund projects would be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing effective partnerships with stakeholders, including government, suppliers, private and public contractors, etc.
  • Previous experience in procurement and contract management for civil works/infrastructure projects is an asset.

Required Languages:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Working knowledge of Shona and/or Ndebele is required

How to Apply UNDP Contracts Management Associate Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/17778

The Closing Date: May 08, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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