JOB TITLE :
Procurement Officer (Retail / CBT)
UNIT : Supply Chain
DUTY STATION : Bogota, Colombia
CONTRACT DURATION :
One (1) year, renewable
LEVEL : NO-A
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF POSITION :
The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) is the United Nations agency that supports the Colombian Government and national institutions in their goal of eradicating malnutrition by 2030, while promoting local economic development and providing transformative and sustainable solutions in the context of peacebuilding, humanitarian assistance, and management of mass migration from Venezuela.
With presence in Colombia since 1969, WFP has a territorial attendance in 15 departments of the country through eight offices strategically located in the capitals of the departments of Arauca, Caquetá, Córdoba, Chocó, La Guajira, Nariño, Norte de Santander, and Valle del Cauca.
Its activities are strongly aligned with the priorities of the National Government to address the needs of humanitarian assistance, recovery, development and peace throughout the Colombian territory.
This job is to be found in WFP Colombia Country Office. The job holder will report to the Head of the Supply Chain Unit and is likely to be working closely with a more experienced professional staff member receiving guidance and regular feedback on work performed, and heavily engaged into day-to-day procurement operations.
To collect, analyse and report on information to maximise efficiency of procurement operations and activities.
OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS :
Retail optimization & strategic planning
Supply chain & market analysis
Team work and coordination activities
g. prepaid cards / e-vouchers) to improve the voucher redemption process.
CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES
Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Understand and communicate the
Understands WFP’s Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives.
Be a force for positive change
Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal / external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners).
Make the mission inspiring to our team
Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP’s mission.
Make our mission visible in everyday actions
Sets own goals in alignment with WFP’s overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.
Look for ways to
Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs.
Create an inclusive culture
Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment.
Be a coach & provide constructive feedback
Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills.
Create an I will / We will spirit
Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.
Encourage innovation & creative solutions
Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work.
Focus on getting results
Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors.
Make commitments and make good on commitments
Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities.
Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.
Connect and share across WFP units
Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams’ priorities and preferred working styles.
Build strong external partnerships
Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and / or escalate needs of external partners.
Be politically agile & adaptable
Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders.
Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships
Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP’s unique value as a partner.
FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES :
Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Tendering & Contracting
Demonstrates ability to establish and manage small contracts / portions of larger contracts that enhance the value WFP obtains from its engagements (e.
g., cost, efficiency, quality).
Demonstrates working knowledge and understanding of the supplier network and business needs to effectively select vendors that meet the selection criteria.
Commodity / Product / Service
Selects appropriate products and / or services in own area based on a basic understanding of sources, country requirements, and public procurement principles / practices.
Systems & Reporting
Demonstrates strong understanding of procurement systems, Corporate operating System and tools to conduct range of analyses and generate reports to drive decision making.
Ethics & Compliance
Demonstrates ability to collect, collate and report records relating to ethics and compliance to assist in the analysis of audit findings.
MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS :
Advanced University degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Engineering, Legal or Accounting or other relevant field, or First University degree with an additional three (3) years of relevant work experience and / or trainings / courses.
Required Experience :
Desired Experience :
Fluency in Spanish is required. A level C in English language is highly desirable.
Plazo para postular : 24 de julio de 2020
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