UNDP Procurement Associate Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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UNDP Procurement Associate Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

UNDP Zimbabwe looking for “Procurement Associate”.

Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before February 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 January 27, 2024 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Procurement Associate to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

Implement sustainable procurement strategies and policies that are in alignment with principles of fairness, integrity and transparency to achieve best value for money.

  • Ensure full compliance of procurement activities with UNDP rules, regulations, policies, through implementation of effective internal controls.
  • Elaborate the contents of internal procurement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and map CO procurement business processes in consultation with direct supervisor and office management.

Organize procurement processes for CO, projects, and other UN Agencies

  • Provide guidance and inputs to the project team on procurement plans for the country office and projects.
  • Prepare and conduct RFQ, ITB or RFP, and receive and evaluate quotations, bids or proposals in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulations.
  • Prepare Purchase orders and contracts in and outside e-procurement, prepare recurring purchase orders for contracting services, and create vendors and buyer profiles in e-procurement.
  • Prepare submissions for internal procurement review committees (CAP, RACP, and ACP).
  • Prepare reports on procurements in CO.
  • Implement or partake in joint procurement processes for the UN agencies in line with the UN reform.
  • Implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase orders are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
  • Presentation of reports on procurement in the CO.
  • Preparation of cost-recovery bills in Quantum for the procurement services provided by UNDP to other Agencies.
  • Implementation of joint procurement processes for the UN Agencies in line with the UN reform.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Identification: 15809
  • Locations: Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Posting Date: 01/23/2024, 06:00 PM
  • Apply Before: 02/08/2024, 10:29 AM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNDP
  • Grade; G6
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Practice Area: Management
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year
  • Education & Work Experience: High School certificate – 6 year(s) experience
  • Other Criteria: CIPS level 2 is a requirement for this position
  • Required Languages: English
  • Desired Languages: Shona and Ndebele
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks
  • Mobility required/no mobility: no mobility required



  • Secondary education is required with specialized training in procurement.
  • A university degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or equivalent will be given due consideration, but it is not a requirement.
  • CIPS level 2 is a requirement for this position. If certification is not available at the time of recruitment, it should be obtained within one year.


  • Minimum of 6 years (with high school diploma) or 3 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant progressively responsible administrative experience is required at the national and international level.
  • Proven knowledge of UN or  international Organizations procurement policies and procedures is desirable
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advanced knowledge of web-based management systems such as ERP.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with local government, CSOs, NGOs, donors and/or implementing partners.

Language Requirement

  • Fluency in English with good verbal and written skills

How to Apply UNDP Procurement 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/requisitions/job/15809

The Closing Date: February 08, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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