United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Assistant in Senegal.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
14 February 2018
The Procurement Assistant will perform the following functions-
-Receive and reviews draft requisitions for clarity, adequacy of specifications and completeness, confirms availability of funds and obtain additional information considered necessary.
-Interact with the Programme section in the preparation of appropriate documents: PGM’s, requisitions, LTAs, solicitations and purchase orders, etc.; according to procurement specifications and supply procedures.
-Compile and evaluate procurement requests and ensure appropriateness of Terms of References/Scope of Programmatic Services.
-Compile lists of local /international sources of procurement, contacts local / International potential suppliers or vendors for price quotations, prepares summary of bids including information on price and conditions of offer.
-For more costly procurements required under the procurement procedures, draft solicitation documents and related correspondence.
-Share and manages international tenders with
Applicants must have-
-Completion of secondary education supplemented by courses in procurement methods, logistics or equivalent technical training.
-At least 5 years of progressively responsible administrative work, with specialized experience in purchasing a variety of materials and services.
-Experience with computer database, SAP for maintaining procurement records.
-Work experience in Supply/Logistics management.
-Fluency in French and good working knowledge of English required.
-Knowledge of the local language is an asset.