UNOPS Jobs in Ghana

UNOPS Procurement Officer Jobs in Ghana

Background Information - Job-specific

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Ghana Operational Hub based in Accra – Ghana with Country Offices in Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. UNOPS GHOH has developed a compelling solid reputation across the globe in the delivery of its core mandates in the areas of Project Management, Infrastructure and Procurement.
What drives us is a passion to fight inequalities and to provide opportunities to those most vulnerable. This means we often work in the most challenging environments, building foundations for communities to function and people to live with dignity and respect. To succeed here, you'll need to be able to combine creativity with the organizational skills to manage numerous different projects to tight deadlines simultaneously, as well as working with the different units to meet their expectations.
We are therefore, looking for intellectually curious talented qualified Ghanaians with solid Procurement and Supply Chain Management acumen with stakeholder focus to join the team as Procurement Officer for the Ghana Office.
Things happen quickly at UNOPS- Ghana Operational Hub and the work culture encourages you to be an enthusiastic team
player - a self-starter who can work cross-functionally and isn't frightened to take risks or try out new ways of doing things within UNOPS.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Implementation of operational strategies
  • Management of procurement processes
  • Implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing

    Education/Experience/Language requirements

  • Education Master’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement related area with 4 years of working experience will be considered.
  • Applicants with a relevant Diploma Certificate with 6 years of relevant working experience will also be considered.
  • Professional certification in CIPS is considered an asset.
  • 2 years of progressively responsible experience of successful implementation of procurement management in various situations is required.
  • Prior experience within the UNOPS or UN agency is an asset.
  • Field based experience and demonstrated delivery of procurement management services in conflict and/or post conflict situations is an added advantage.
  • Procurement and Supply chain management experience in Public or developmental organization is desirable.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.

    For more information and job application details, see; UNOPS Procurement Officer Jobs in Ghana

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