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Yemen: Supply & Procurement Officer_NO2_FT_Sana'a

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Yemen
Closing date: 01 Jul 2017


For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

If you are a committed, creative Yemeni and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading child rights organization. UNICEF would like to hear from you.

Post Title: Supply & Procurement Officer – (for Yemenis Only)Contract type : Fixed Term Appointment Level of Post :NO2Duration :1 year, renewable No of posts:1 PostsPost No. :64148Duty Station :Sana’a


Under the direct guidance of the Supply Manager, assist in the procurement of supplies & services; arrange clearance and forwarding of incoming supplies, distribution and monitoring in support of the Country Programme.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1.Undertake local procurement of supplies & services as required, including market survey and maintain source list. Participate in CRC. Prepare all related ITB, RFQ and RFP and issue the letter order in case of rate contracts. Participate UN common procurement / logistics coordination.2.Assist in implementation of the supply component of the Country Programme including system by ensuring delivery to all project sites. Undertake end user monitoring and identify essential supplies for UNICEF intervention.3.Supervise clearance of supplies ordered for Government and UNICEF projects by maintaining regular contact with customs and port authorities and follow-up on documentation to facilitate timely customs clearance of supplies in line with established protocol. Advise Programme Section as supplies are cleared and delivered.4.Advice management team on laws and regulations related to Supply and Logistics Operations in Yemen and if necessary, translates the relevant documents.5.Maintain supply monitoring system, participate in preparation of COGNOS generated supply status reports required for donor reports, budget reviews, programme analysis, annual reports, appeals, etc.6.Undertake visits to Field offices and project site to conduct assessment and to monitor flow of supply inputs, end user monitoring and Government Receipts.7.Identify training needs and develop training activities in supply management for UNICEF's staff/consultants and counterparts designed to improve supply delivery.8.Undertake regular contacts with Supply Division to follow up supplies in pipeline, monitor the shipping status and share with concerned program section.


Education: University Degree in Business Administration, Management or related field.

Experience: Two years of professional work experience in procurement & supply management with international or multi-national organizations.

Language: Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Arabic is required.

COMPETENCIES:i) Core Values (Required)•Commitment•Diversity and Inclusion •Integrity

ii) Core Competencies (Required)•Communication [I] •Drive for Result [I] •Working With People [I]

iii) Functional Competencies (Required)Analyzing (I)Applying technical expertise (I)Planning and Organizing (II)Coping with set-back and pressure (I)Following Instructions and Procedures (1)

While UNICEF seeks to recruit the best talent in the Yemeni labor market to be able to deliver the best possible services for the children in Yemen, we would like to make it clear that we never use any third party in any of the recruitment processes for all junior and senior positions advertised. All received applications are treated with high level of transparency and professionalism. Only applicants whose profiles meet the advertised job requirements are considered and only within the announced deadline.في حين تسعى اليونيسف لإستقطاب أفضل الكوادر في السوق اليمنية لتتمكن من تقديم أفضل خدمة للأطفال في اليمن، تود التنويه إلى أنها لا تستعين بأي شخص أو جهة (قد يقدم نفسهـ/ـا) كوسيط أو طرف ثالث في أي من عمليات التوظيف وفيما يخص جميع الوظائف، باستثناء الإعلان عبر وسائل الإعلام والمواقع الإليكترونية. إن اليونيسف، منظمة الطفولة، تعمل بمستوى عال من الشفافية والمهنية. ولا يتم التواصل إلا مع المتقدمين الذين توافقت مؤهلاتهم وخبراتهم مع الوظائف المعلن عنها والتي تقدموا لها في الموعد المعلن.

UNICEF, is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. UNICEF is a smoke-free environment.Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

How to apply:

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