Procurement Analyst – UNOPS – Juba, South Sudan

Juba, Sudan, South
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
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Procurement Analyst – UNOPS – Juba, South Sudan

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Procurement Analyst – UNOPS – Juba, South Sudan

Functional Responsibilities

Implements key aspects of operational procurement strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Full compliance of assigned procurement activities with UNOPS rules, regulations, policies and strategies; implementation of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system.
  • Implementation of, or support to, the different steps of the procurement processes, including Pre-Purchasing: Strategy and Planning; Requirements Definition; Sourcing; Purchasing: Solicitation; Management of Submissions; Evaluation; Review and Award; Post Purchasing: Contract finalization and issuance; Logistics; and Contract Management.

Provides technical support and guidance to procurement processes of the Business Unit, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Timely and duly prepared elements of procurement plans and monitoring of their implementation.
  • Guidelines followed on embedding sustainability along the procurement process.
  • Organization of RFQ, ITB or RFP, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals, their evaluation, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNOPS rules and regulation.
  • Preparation of submissions to the Contract and Property Committees (CPCs).
  • Monitoring of contractor performance and certification of completed work for compliance with contractual terms and payment.
  • Advice, remedial actions, or solutions to Project Managers on procurement issues.
  • Drafting of Long Term Agreements (LTAs) and/or service contracts and other instruments, when necessary, either through standard or emergency procurement procedures.

Implementation  of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Development and management of the rosters of suppliers.
  • Utilization of-sourcing module in accordance with UNOPS Procurement Group’s goals and standards in this area.
Team Management
  • Facilitate the engagement and provision of high quality results and services of the team supervised through effective work planning, performance management, coaching, and promotion of learning and development.
  • Provide oversight, ensuring compliance by team members with existing policies and best practices.
Knowledge Building and Knowledge Sharing
  • Organize, facilitate and/or deliver training and learning initiatives for personnel on Procurement-related topics.
  • Contribute to Procurement knowledge networks and communities of practice by providing collaborative synthesis of lessons learnt and dissemination of best practices in human resources management.
  • Collect feedback, ideas, and internal knowledge about processes and best practices and utilize productively.


  • Master Degree or equivalent preferably in Procurement, Finance, Public Administration, Economics, Law, Commerce or related field.
  • A Bachelor degree in combination with two (2) years’ experience in Procurement, Finance, Public Administration, Economics, Law, Commerce or related field may be accepted in lieu of the Master degree.
  • Chartered Institute of Supply and Management (CIPS) or similar international Certification is an advantage.
  • Minimum two years of relevant experience required in procurement, supply chain management or  administrative support services in the UN or other International Organisations is required
  • Skills in procurement and contract management is required. (2 years of each)
  • Experience in working with a range of stakeholders in developing countries is desirable.
  • Knowledge of UN/UNDP/UNOPS Procurement Rules and Regulations is an advantage
  • Fluency in English is required i.e. Reading, Writing and Speaking
  • Knowledge of Arabic language desired.
Closing date for applications 01 April 2020 before midnight.

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