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    Apply: UN Women Procurement Associate

    Deadline: 07 May, 2020

    UN Women is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of a Procurement Associate in Tunisia.

    UN Women is the UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.


    The Procurement Associate will perform the following functions:

    • Implement procurement strategies in accordance with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and strategies
    • Provide substantive inputs to procurement related reports and analyses, research and draft responses to inquiries for clearance by the Operations Manager
    • Provide substantive inputs to the implementation of procurement management policies and strategies on cost-saving and reduction
    • Follow up with internal and external audits
    • Contribute to the development of sourcing strategies
    • Organise procurement processes for Tunisia Office
    • Prepare procurement plans for programmes/projects
    • Analyse needs and provide feedback and guidance to requesting teams
    • Draft specifications in line with needs, review procurement requests and initiate procurement procedures for office and projects equipment, supplies and services
    • Organise procurement processes including the preparation of Request for Quotations (RfQs), Invitation to Bids (ItBs) or Request for Proposals (RfPs) documents, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals
    • Prepare submissions to approving authorities
    • Maintain complete files, in accordance with corporate filing standards. Perform Buyer role in Atlas; prepare/close
    • Purchase Orders (POs) and contracts in and outside Atlas
    • Organise the contract management process for the Office
    • Review/ process contracts for the office
    • Develop and update the rosters of suppliers, and support implementation of supplier selection and evaluation maintain a record of all ongoing contracts


    Applicants must have:

    • Completed secondary school education
    • Specialised training in Procurement
    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration or related field is an asset
    • Procurement certification from an internationally recognised provider such as CIPS (Level 2) is an asset
    • Willingness to take UN Women internal procurement certifications is required
    • Six years, minimum, of progressively responsible experience in procurement, administration or related at national or international level
    • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc)
    • Experience in handling of web-based management systems such as Atlas is an asset
    • Fluency in English and Arabic is required
    • Knowledge of UN working language, especially French, is an asset
    • National of Tunisia

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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