Procurement Assistant (Roster)

Job categories Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5303/24094
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Kenya MCO
Duty station Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-4
Duration Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 20-Jun-2022 to 10-Jul-2022


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.  

Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenya Multi Country Office manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The KEMCO sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa. This includes primarily transactional projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN Agencies, UN-Habitat and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and several island states.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Procurement Manager, the Procurement Assistant provides administrative support in the management of a variety of processes/transactions in implementing procurement and contracting of commodities, materials, equipment and services for Regional Offices and Project Centres, ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. He/she uses his/her own discretion to address unforeseen situations, seeking advice from and/or reporting to the supervisor as applicable. The Procurement Assistant liaises with Operations and Support Services Group and project managers in order to ensure best support. In performing his/her work, the Procurement Assistant promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.

Summary of Key Functions:  Implementation of operational strategies&nb...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Education: Completion of secondary school is required.  First Uni...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

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