August 4, 2022
Post Number : 6CMADM0002RP
Grade : P-3
Parent Sector : Sector For Administration and Management (ADM)
Duty Station: Yaounde
Job Family: Administration
Type of contract : Fixed Term
Duration of contract : 2 years with possibility of renewal
Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 03-SEP-2022
UNESCO Core Values: Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Professionalism
OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
Under the direct supervision of the Finance and Administrative Officer of the Regional Office, and in close collaboration with the Regional Programme Teams as well as the Headquarters Chief of Procurement and Contracting and Section staff, the incumbent is responsible and accountable for responsive, economical, effective, efficient, risk managed and high quality procurement and contracting services and advice for UNESCO Regional Office and Field Offices and programmes within the region. The incumbent will ensure best value for money and fairness, integrity and transparency of processes in accordance with Organization’s regulations, rules and procedures as well as international standards and best practices.
1. Procurement Management
- Work closely with regional and national programme teams to develop procurement and contracting strategies that prioritize initiatives to improve operational capabilities, effectiveness, compliance, monitoring and reporting.
- Develop and manage procurement plans to support the complex procurement and contractual requirements of programmes at regional and national levels a.
- Advise requestors and recipient entities on the full range of procurement and contracting issues, providing expert support and guidance at all stages of the procurement cycle. Design innovative solutions to resolve issues/conflicts for complex procurement and contracting activities.
- Prepare/oversee the preparation and distribution of invitations to tender and manage/conduct all aspects of bid and proposal evaluations.2. Contract Management
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