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    Apply: WFP Procurement Officer

    Deadline: 24 June, 2020

    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Officer.

    WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

    Responsibilities

    • Support procurement programmes and operational activities, (eg issue tenders, evaluate offers and negotiate/award contracts), following standard processes and contributing to successful procurement of food and non-food commodities or services
    • Contribute to analysis of data to provide recommendations for process improvement
    • 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 optimisation
    • Support auditing of procurement activities by collating the necessary information for recommendations to be responded to appropriately to ensure conformity with compliance rules
    • Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts to align procurement activities with wider programmes and ensure a coherent approach to meeting food assistance needs
    • 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

    Requirements

    • Advanced university degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Engineering, Legal or Accounting or other relevant field
    • First university degree with additional relevant work experience and/or training/courses
    • Three years, minimum, of professional work experience in a similar position in addition to the advanced university degree or five years of experience with a first university degree
    • Excellent spoken and written English and Arabic

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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