WHO Procurement Officer Jobs 2022 Kenya

WHO JobsWHO Procurement Officer Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the WHO is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Procurement Officer position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with WHO.

WHO Procurement Officer Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on April 18, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 7, 2022.

Organization Name World Health Organization (WHO)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted April 18, 2022
Closing Date May 7, 2022
Position Procurement Officer
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

WHO Procurement Officer Jobs 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: First university degree.
  • Experience: Minimum 05 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: Required: Excellent knowledge of English. Knowledge of another UN official language would be an asset.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • First university degree in public procurement, business administration, or other field closely related to the position from an accredited/recognized institution.
  • Certified training in procurement (CIPS or equivalent).
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in the area of procurement, preferably in the field of Services procurement.
  • Experience working at the international level.
  • Sound knowledge of best practices of procurement.
  • Experience using Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning or similar packages.
  • Experience in delivering trainings.
  • Strong skills and knowledge in the area of international supply and procurement.
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices of services procurement.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with people across the organization, ability to instill confidence, negotiate, and implement change.
  • Demonstrated ability to act independently and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to work closely with international officials at all levels.
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UN procurement principles and practices.
  • Proven skills in project planning.

Description Of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Team Leader, Procurement Cooperation, the incumbent:

  • Provides guidance to internal clients on procurement procedural matters and on developing adequate Terms of Reference and Requests for Proposal.
  • Provides ongoing guidance to Technical Units to ensure compliance with procurement policies and processes, advising on the tender processes, contractual and financial tools, contractual matters, contracts management and administration related to the procurement of services.
  • Conducts High Value Requests for Proposals on the eTendering system in close collaboration with HQ Requesting Units: reviewing tendering documents, conducting the formal screening of proposals, ensuring proper communication with bidders, organizing presentations, and Bid openings.
  • Carefully tracks progress and follows up with the Requesting Units on the processing of their tenders.
  • When required participates as an evaluation panel member for Requests for Proposals, including (but not limited to) the financial evaluation of high value Requests for Proposal.
  • Contributes to the delivery of procurement training for WHO Headquarters staff of all levels.
  • Contributes to the development and dissemination of communication tools to enhance knowledge of procurement principles and policies in HQ.
  • Publishes tender documents on the United Nations Global Marketplace (UNGM) after having checked their quality.
  • Participates with or in place of the supervisor in meeting with suppliers or technical units.
  • Liaises with Technical units and assists in facilitating the interface between technical units and Supply (including its processing Team).
  • Actively contributes to the development of new tools or operating procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2203694 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 7, 2022.
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