Procurement Analyst

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This is a UNV National Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as National UN Volunteer. It is normally only for nationals. More about UNV National Specialist contracts.

Under the direct supervision of Head of Procurement/Procurement Specialist of the Service Centre, the UNV Procurement Analyst is responsible for the effective delivery of procurement services in order to obtain the best value for money for the UNDP Iraq service centre. The UNV Procurement Analyst manages and undertake the procurement for the Service Center and any other Project/Programme as approved by the Resident Representative or Country Director UNDP Iraq. He/She will provide solutions to a wide spectrum of complex issues related to procurement. The UNV Procurement Analyst promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Unit.

Under the Guidance and Supervision of Procurement Specialist, He/She works for the successful and timely completion of procurement services for the UNDP Service Centre.

Ensures elaboration and implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system

Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies.
Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of contract strategy in the stabilization project including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment and developing mitigation strategies.
Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of strategic procurement for the office and projects including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement.

2. Ensures efficient management of procurement processes focusing on achievement of the following results:

Ensure quality in the preparation of all procurement documentation including organization of RFQ, ITB, RFP and IC Notices, receipt and evaluation of quotations, bids and proposals, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
Establishment and implementation of proper monitoring system and control of procurement processes;
Preparation and submissions of procurement cases to the UNDP review Committees (CAP/RACP/ACP).
Management of procurement contracts and perform functions of a Buyer in Atlas.
Elaboration and implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase Orders (PO) are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
Management of the implementation of the procurement

, Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management.

CIPS II or any other procurement training certificate is required.
Experience in Crisis country is a tremendous asset.

As this is a National UNV assignment, the incumbent will be responsible for arranging his/her own housing and other living essentials.

This position is based in Erbil.

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