NATIONAL PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT
Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.
Qualified female applicants and qualified nationals of non-and under-represented member countries are encouraged to apply.
Persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.
The Regional Office for Africa (RAF) is responsible for leading FAO’s response to regional priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning and implementation of FAO’s priority activities in the region. It ensures a multidisciplinary approach to programmes, identifies priority areas of action for the Organization in the Region and, in collaboration with departments and divisions at Headquarters, develops, promotes and oversees FAO's strategic response to regional priorities. RAF also advises on the incorporation of regional priorities into the Organization’s Programme of Work and Budget and implements approved programmes and projects in the region, monitors the level of programme implementation and draws attention to problems and deficiencies. RAF develops and maintains relations with region-wide institutions including the Regional Economic Integration Organizations (REIOs).
The Procurement Team is responsible for the procurement of goods, works and services based on the Organization’s guiding principle of "Best Value for Money" in support to the Regional and Ghana Country Offices’ programmes and projects.
The National Procurement Assistant reports to the Administrative Officer.
Supports the procurement of goods, works and services in compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
Tasks and responsibilities
CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
FAO Core Competencies
Please note that all candidates should adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.
- Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
- Location: Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
- Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
- Administrative support
- Closing Date: 2018-12-12