Volunteer Opportunity from the UNV for Tunisians and Libyans: Procurement Assistant

Date limite : 02 mars 2020

Bailleur de fonds: Les volontaires de l'ONU

Spécialités: Management et Marketing

Niveau d'études: Etudiant

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Volunteer Opportunity from the UNV for Tunisians and Libyans: Procurement Assistant

The United Nations Volunteers Program is offering a volunteer opportunity as a Procurement Assistant in Libya and Tunisia for 12 months with the possibility of extension.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Minimum age: 22 years old. 
  • The applicant must be a Libyan, Tunisian, or legal resident of Libya or Tunisia.
  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration or any other relevant field.
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience (the UNDP CO may also accept six years relevant experience with a secondary school certificate in procurements) at the national and/or international level in procurement or administrative jobs, or other relevant programs.
  • Experience with working in the UN or other international development organization as an asset.
  • CIPS certification is highly desired and a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in UNDP’s work, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic.
  • French language, good working knowledge.

The Following Skills are Preferred:

  • Accountability.
  • Adaptability and Flexibility.
  • Building Trust.
  • Client Orientation.
  • Commitment and Motivation.
  • Ethics and Values.
  • Integrity.
  • Judgment and Decision-making.
  • Managing Performance.
  • Planning and Organizing.
  • Professionalism.
  • Respect for Diversity.
  • Self-Management.
  • Working in Teams.

Core Responsibilities:

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Service Center or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Procurement Assistant will be mainly working on the evaluation of RFQs, ITBs, and RFPs.

but s/he is also expected to as a procurement staff and provide support to the procurement activities by performing the following tasks:

  • Preparation and launching of RFQ, ITB or RFP
  • Receipt of bids, Opening, and organization of quotations, bids or proposals, their evaluation, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
  • Support the establishment of the supplier database and continuous evaluation of supplier performances, including the management of the pre-qualification process.
  • Manage bidding processes, bid evaluations, supplier selections and prepare submissions seeking approval for the contract award.
  • Perform evaluations of the bids, RFPs and provide further support to the evaluation panels, when requested.
  • Support the evaluation panels by performing translation of bid documents from Arabic to English, and also seeking clarifications from bidders or suppliers.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

About the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program:

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both societies at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.

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