Print

Procurement Officer

United Nations Pakistan

 
Job Details:
 
Industry: N.G.O./Social Services
Category: UNODC
Total Position: 1
Job Type: Service Contract (SC)
Department: UNODC
Job Location: Islamabad
Gender: Doesn't Matter
Minimum Education Masters
Degree Title: Degree in financial management, business administration, supply-chain management or another degree with complimentary experience
Minimum Experience: 10 Years(10 years (a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme implementation procurement, grant management, operations, business administration and tax compliance;))
Apply By: Jun 21, 2012
Posted: Jun 21, 2012
   
 
Job Description:
Background

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Office for Pakistan (COPAK) is tasked with assisting Pakistan through its Country Programme (CP) 2010-14 with a focus on illicit trafficking and border management, criminal justice and drug demand reduction and HIV/AIDS. In the context of implementation of the CP, there are large numbers of procurement cases to be handled and prepared. To address the office’s need for expert support in the area of procurement, the office requires the services of a Procurement Officer.

Assignment Objective

The objective of the assignment is to manage the preparation of procurement cases under the Country Programme as part of the COPAK Core Team, ensuring compliance with the UN regulatory frameworks for procurement and financial rules and regulations.

Responsibilities

The Procurement Officer will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

• Manage procurement cycles from start to finish, facilitate the review of local procurement cases by UNDP;
• Ensure compliance with the UN regulatory frameworks for procurement and financial rules and regulations;
• Negotiate with vendors as appropriate;
• Monitor purchase orders and contracts;
• Maintain inventory system on ProFi and all other electronic systems;
• Enforce office-wide procedures (including workflows) for the procurement of goods and services;
• Manage ongoing relationships with UN Secretariat Headquarters, UNDP, UNOPS and other UN service providers; and
• Establish and manage a network of local logistics service providers for the delivery and storage of goods.


Methodology

The Procurement Officer will need to be based in the UNODC Country Office Pakistan, Islamabad in order to complete the deliverables required under this position.

Planning and Implementation Arrangements

The Procurement Officer will report to the Programme Development Officer

Payment Schedule and Rate

The Procurement Officer will be issued an SC contract in accordance with United Nations rules and procedures.Payment scale will be determined by UNDP recommended rates for service contract holders.Travel costs including transportation and DSA for domestic and international travel will be paid by UNODC in accordance with United Nations rules and procedures.
 
Skills Required
Degree in financial management, business administration, supply-chain management or another degree with complimentary experience;
A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme implementation procurement, grant management, operations, business administration and tax compliance;
A very good understanding of United Nations regulatory frameworks regarding procurement;
Experience in handling inter-organizational relations and managing international suppliers;
Solid knowledge of import and tax regulations and procedures in Pakistan;
Above-average knowledge of accounting software including Excel.
 
 
ROZEE.PK