WFP Procurement Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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WFP Procurement Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

WFP Ethiopia looking for “Procurement Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 16th January, 2024.

The World Food Programme (WFP) is United Nations frontline agency in the fight against hunger, WFP is continually responding to emergencies. We save lives by getting food to the hungry fast. But WFP also works to help prevent hunger in the future. We do this through programmes that use food as a means to build assets, spread knowledge and nurture stronger, more dynamic communities. This helps communities become more food secure. On average, WFP aims to bring food assistance to more than 80 million people in 80 countries.

WFP Procurement Officer Jobs 2024

The WFP has published a job vacancy announcement on 03rd January, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Procurement Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

WFP Job Vacancy 2024

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support on all Assurance Projects procurement tasks and ensure timely turnaround of processes
  • Act as the lead team and focal person for implementation of local regional food procurement policy (LRFPP) in Ethiopia Country Office.
  • Facilitate and liaise with programme units and for effective and efficient implementation of local and regional food procurement policy.
  • Support on increasing procurement of commodities from local and regional markets as per signed policy.
  • Prepare local food procurement plan or concept note on yearly basis to guide the procurement of food commodities from smallholder farmers.
  • Prepare and review food procurement tender documents and contract for traders and smallholder farmers procurement processes.
  • Provide support to procurement activities following standard processes and contributing to the effective procurement of goods and services.
  • Identify, assess and recommend potential suppliers, and ensure necessary data/documents are distributed to support the selection of suppliers, ensuring standard processes are followed.
  • Review, amend and prioritize purchasing requests, and provide recommendations to requisitioners, to support the procurement of goods and services, at lowest cost to WFP.
  • Contribute to negotiations with new suppliers on terms and conditions of orders, with guidance from Head of Procurement unit, to obtain the best terms and lowest costs for WFP.
  • Review and prepare Purchase Orders, contracts, and any supporting documentation for approval by the appropriate stakeholder, and approve purchases within delegated authority, in order to enable the swift purchase of goods and services.
  • Conduct research and analysis on a range of data, and produce substantive reports providing insight and recommendations to Procurement Officers and enabling informed decision-making.
  • Design, develop and oversee the maintenance of databases and records, to ensure information is accurate, organized, and available for others to access, and supports reporting requirements.
  • Act as an escalation point, liaising with suppliers and providing solutions to complex issues related to delivered goods, using initiative, and following process, to ensure timely resolution of problems.
  • Work in collaboration with internal counterparts, in order to align procurement activities with wider programme’s and ensure a coherent approach to meeting food assistance needs.
  • Manage a team of staff, providing advice, guidance, and training, to ensure individual and team objectives are delivered to agreed standards and deadlines.
  • Render technical advice on procurement activities, following rules, procedures and regulation;
  • Contribute to any preparedness actions such as early warning, risk analysis and contingency planning and make the necessary recommendations.

Position in Organization:

  • JOB TITLE: Procurement Officer
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT: International Consultant Level 2
  • UNIT/DIVISION: Supply Chain/ Procurement
  • DUTY STATION: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • DURATION: 6 months
  • Deadline: 16th January, 2024

Minimum Requirements:

Education:

  • University degree in Supply Chain Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Law or Social Sciences.

Experience:

  • At least Six (6) years of relevant work experience in the field of Procurement, WFP procurement experience is an asset.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Proficiency in Windows MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoints, Outlook).

Language:

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English (proficiency/Level C). Knowledge of the local language is an added advantage.

How to Apply WFP Procurement Officer 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://career5.successfactors.eu//career?career_ns=job_listing&company=C0000168410P&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH&rcm_site_locale=en_GB&career_job_req_id=830820

The Closing Date: 16th January, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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