Job Description To collect, analyse and report on information to maximise efficiency of procurement operations and activities.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)1. Contribute towards the development of procurement plans and processes ensuring compliance with wider procurement policies and WFP standards.Support or manage procurement programs and operational activities, (e.g. issue tenders, evaluate offers and negotiate/award contracts), following standard processes to contributing to successful procurement of food and non-food commodities or services.3. Track and analyse data to provide recommendations for process improvement.4. Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reports of procurement activities, to contribute to a WFP wide view that enables informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders, leading to performance optimization.5. Collate information and draft appropriate responses to recommendations to support auditing of procurement activities and ensure conformity with compliance rules.6. Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners including suppliers, superintendents, companies, etc to align procurement activities with wider programmes and ensure a coherent approach to meeting food assistance needs.7. Support training of WFP staff to take a strategic and proactive approach to the procurement of food and non-food commodities and services, for example designing and reviewing training materials.8. Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.9. Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed goods and services to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.10. Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.11. Other as required.WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK: COMMON STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOUR• Leads by Example with Integrity• Upholds WFP values, principles, and standards:• Demonstrates and encourages others to uphold the WFP values, principles and standards Respects others and values diversity:• Values diversity using respectful and inclusive language, and encourages others to do the same Stays focused and calm under pressure:• Stays focused and calm when under pressure and encourages others to do the same• Demonstrates humility and a willingness to learn: \• Shows humility and a willingness to learn and share knowledge, frequently seeking and acting on feedback, and taking up opportunities to developDrives Results and Delivers on Commitments• Delivers results for maximum impact:• Holds self and/or others accountable for the delivery of results Delegates appropriately:• Delivers results against delegated tasks and seeks guidance and support where needed Adapts readily to change:• Responds readily to change adjusting work as neededFosters Inclusive and Collaborative Teamwork• Is inclusive and collaborative: Promotes inclusive teamwork and psychological safety by sharing ideas and openly raising issues• Gives timely and constructive feedback:• Supports development for others by giving timely and constructive feedback• Builds and shares new perspectives:• Listens attentively to others to capture, learn, build and share new perspectivesApplies Strategic Thinking• Communicates and fulfils WFP’s vision:• Fulfils WFP’s vision and is able to explain how their objectives support the vision• Embraces curiosity and new ways of doing things:• Demonstrates curiosity, and proposes new ways of doing things when relevant Analyses and evaluates data:• Gathers data and shares knowledge to inform team decision making• Considers the impact of decisions:• Implements decisions and asks questions to understand the impact for wider objectivesBuilds and Maintains Sustainable Partnerships• Builds partnerships: Builds partnerships by seeking out opportunities to work with others• Collaborates to deliver common objectives:• Collaborates with partners by sharing information and working together to deliver common goalsSTANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS• Experience: At least 3 years of post-graduate progressive work experience in procurement particularly goods and services procurement, with experience in coordinating procurement activities in large operations Education: Masters degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Engineering, Legal or Accounting or other relevant field• Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE• Experience with procurement activities (purchasing, vendor research, etc.).• Experience conducting cost analyses.• Experience working with vendors or other partners.DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONSFriday 30th June 2023
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