Deadline: 25 March, 2022

Location: Mogadishu, Somalia

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Supply Associate.

Across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF works for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

  • Receive supply requisitions, reviews and checks on accuracy of specifications of items
  • Confirm availability of funds and obtain additional information from the programme sections as considered necessary
  • Monitor assigned PGMs to ensure completion of procurement actions in a timely manner
  • Obtain quotations, issue invitation to listed suppliers, and arrange and participate in bid openings with the supply/logistics officer
  • Coordinate with programme sections/field offices and suppliers on supply and procurement matters, reviewing ToRs for completeness
  • Issue purchase orders/contracts as adjudicated by the supply/logistics officer
  • Prepare contract documents including any agreed changes to special terms and conditions
  • Obtain legal advice for deviations proposed by suppliers on general terms and conditions
  • Manage contract portfolio of the unit including performance of both parties
  • Analyse performance data and take corrective action as appropriate
  • Manage contract variations, ensuring changes in contractual terms and conditions are in line with market competitiveness
  • Undertake market research to identify potential suppliers (under the guidance and supervision of the supply/logistics officer)
  • Manage the SEU of vendors in liaison with the supply division, and maintain data base
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned
  • Secondary school education
  • Training in supply/logistics
  • Diploma in procurement will be a plus
  • Accounting or business study courses, preferably supplemented with a university/technical course in supply/procurement
  • Diploma in Warehouse and Supply Management will be an advantage
  • Six years of work experience in administrative capacity, preferably in a field related to supply/procurement/logistics
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel applications
  • Proficiency in written and oral English and local language of the duty station

To apply and for more information, click here.

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