Job Information
Procurement Assistant Job at Worlf Food Program - Career Opportunity in Egypt
Overview
Job Category: Logistics/ Transportation/ Procurements
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 21 April 2021
Duty Station: Egypt
Posted: 08-04-2021
Requirements
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-04-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-04-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Procurement Assistant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Worlf Food Program

Deadline of this Job:
21 April 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Egypt , Cairo , Egypt

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, April 08, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Career Opportunities: Procurement Assistant -SC - L5 (141721)
Requisition ID 141721
Short Term-SC
WFP - Middle East - Egypt - Cairo
Working Job Language (2) - PROCUREMENT
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance
About WFP
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.
Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.
The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
WFP’s Global Strategic Plan 2017–2021 aligns WFP with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and Goals (SDGs). It focuses on ending hunger and contributing to a revitalized global partnership to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Further extensive consultation with the Government and other development partners in Egypt during the second half of 2017 to allow informing and formulating the WFP Egypt Country Strategic Plan for the next 5 years until mid-2023 in line with Egypt’s development priorities, the WFP Egypt Country Office has started implementing the Country Strategic Plan (CSP). The focus of the CSP remains on support to school meals and nutrition support for Pregnant and Lactating Women as integrated part of the national social protection scheme, food assistance for assets and resilience-promotion for smallholder farmers and support to vulnerable Syrian refugees and migrants. To sustain those planned interventions, WFP will be conducting joint monitoring activities with Government representatives of key line Ministries to enforce the concepts of participation, transparency and accountability to its partners. In addition, capacity development activities will be provided to national counterparts and cooperating partners to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability and raising their capacity to conduct monitoring at the local level. .

Standard Minimum Qualifications
• Education: University degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Supply Chain, Economics or any related field. A degree in Procurement of Supply Chain Management, Chartered Institute of Supply and Management (CIPS) or similar international Certification is a distinct advantage.
• Experience: Five or more years of progressively responsible work experience in in the field of procurement.
• Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Arabic.
Job Purpose
To perform and apply appropriate processes, procedures and policies that support the efficient and effective procurement services.


Key Accountabilities (Not All-Inclusive)
• Perform administrative procurement activities in a timely and efficient manner, to support Professional staff in the acquisition of goods and services for efficient field operations.
• Compile data, prepare and distribute documents, to support successful procurement programs and operational activities, (e.g. issue tenders, evaluate offers and negotiate/award contracts), ensuring standard processes are followed.
• Review, record and prioritise purchasing requests, ensuring all supporting documentation is received, and funding is available, in order to enable the procurement of goods and services.
• Coordinate and monitor the delivery of procurement requisitions, verifying receipt and inspection of deliverables, and performing follow up actions to ensure supplies reach HQ and field operations.
• Research, collate and present information in standard formats, to enable informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to the stakeholders.
• Update, manage and maintain relevant databases and records, to ensure the information is accurate, organised, and available for others to access, and supports reporting requirements.
• Liaise with internal counterparts to support the alignment of procurement activities with wider programmes and ensure a coherent approach to meeting food assistance needs.
• Provide technical support and/or allocate work to other support staff, in order to assist them in completing standard tasks to agreed standards and deadlines.
• Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to support WFP to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.


Desired Experiences For Entry Into The Role
• Has worked on procurement activities.
• Experience conducting analyses and developing reports.
• Experience working with a range of stakeholders.
• Working professional experience in UN system organizations

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This is a one year contract and extension will be based on satisfactory performance and fund availbilty
Deadline For Applications
Deadline for submitting online applications will be on the 21st of April 2021
Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

 

Job application procedure
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