Diagnostics Procurement and Supply Assistant

Hosted Entities Stop TB Partnership
Job categories Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5114/24664
Department/office ECR, GVA, Stop TB
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-5
Duration Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 22-Sep-2022 to 06-Oct-2022


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



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As a key initiative of the Stop TB Partnership, the objective of the Global Drug Facility (GDF), a ISO:9001 certified entity, is to ensure access to quality-assured anti-TB drugs, diagnostics and other supplies by employing innovative business approaches, efficient knowledge management for evidence-driven leadership in market management, strategic procurement, and high quality procurement and supply services to client countries. GDF’s strategic vision of success is that all people requiring TB diagnostics and medicines are able to access them from global markets optimized to meet public health needs. The GDF Manager, Supply Chain and Business Development is responsible for ensuring optimal efficiency of GDF supply chains, supporting client countries in optimizing their supply chains for TB products, maximizing operational efficiency of GDF support to clients, and expanding GDF’s business model. The incumbent works on the basis of general instructions, own experience and precedents, following the Partnership and UNOPS specific procedures and practices, rules and regulations, to ensure smooth workflow in the assigned processes. The incumbent is relied upon to brief colleagues on Partnership or UNOPS specific administrative procedures and practices.
The Diagnostics Procurement and Supply Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Diagnostics Procurement Officer and in close collaboration with the Country Supply Team and other GDF’s Teams. This individual will be primarily responsible for supporting the procurement of diagnostics, medical devices and other health products to a portfolio of countries. The incumbent works on the basis of general instructions, own experience and precedents, following the Partnership or UNOPS specific procedures and practices, rules and regulations, to ensure smooth workflow in the assigned area of work. The incumbent is encouraged to seek guidance for unusual issues. Most of the work is controlled for correctness and appropriateness by the incumbent. The incumbent is relied upon to brief colleagues on Partnership or UNOPS specific administrative
procedures and practices.

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