Lebanon: Senior Procurement Officer

Organization: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Country: Lebanon
Closing date: 26 Oct 2017

  1. Plans, develops and manages implementation and compliance of the procurement functions and procedures; is responsible for immediate supervision of Procurement and Contracting teams; plans and allocates work assignments; coaches, mentors and evaluates staff; participates in recruitment and selection of new staff and in the development of training programmes;

  2. Performs quality assurance functions in relation to all fields Procurement functions and Procurement Cycle Management; analyzes and evaluates procurement requisitions and supervises the procurement team in task prioritization; approves work plans and ensures work flow and achievement of results; oversees List of Requirement/List of Requirement Consolidated (LOR/LRC) submissions and coordinates with the HQ (Amman) on Local Procurement Authority (LPA) matters;

  3. Oversees development and preparation of highly complex contracts and is responsible with the HFPO/HFPLO to post tenders on the United Nations Global Marketplace (UNGM) and UNRWA web sites; identifies priority activities and assignments and adjusts priorities as required; plans time and coordinates resources to achieve targeted goals;

  4. Oversees preparations and ensures quality requirements of submissions to the Local Committee for Procurement (LCP)/Agency Committee for Procurement (ACP) reviews and subsequent approval by the awarding authorities; presents the cases to advisory committees and awarding authorities in the absence of the FPO;

  5. Contributes to development of procurement policies and procedures; develops standards and criteria for the evaluation of goods, services, supplier capacity in line with the UNRWA Procurement Manual and rules and regulations;
    Performs such other duties as may be assigned

How to apply:

If you have the skills and experience required above, and want to make an active and lasting contribution to improving the lives of Palestine refugees, then register on http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing the UNRWA Personal History Form; it is the responsibility of the candidates (internal and external) to make sure that their Personal History Form is duly completed with the needed information before they apply as amendments to the Form will not be accepted after the deadline of the vacancy announcement. Only applications received through this website will be considered and the system will not allow applications after the deadline. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Candidates may also be invited to take a technical exam in order further evaluate their qualifications for the post. Due to a high volume of applications received, only short-listed applicants will be contacted –“سيتم الإتصال فقط بالأشخاص الذين تنطبق عليهم متطلبات الوظيفة”. The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information on bank accounts. .For further information in how to apply for a post, please visit the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JreyKoXXKEA&feature=youtu.be

For any queries please send an email to: recruitmentquestions@unrwa.org. Please apply as requested above, do not send your CV To this email address, all cvs sent to this email address will be automatically ignored. يرجى تقديم الطلبات حسب التعليمات اعلاها وعدم ارسال السيرة الذاتية الى هذا البريد الالكتروني, سيتم تجاهل السير الذاتية التي ترسل الى هذا العنوان تلقائيا. or contact the recruitment unit on 009611830403