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National Project Personnel (Procurement and Logistics)

Yangon (Myanmar)

  • Organization: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Location: Yangon (Myanmar)
  • Grade: NPP - National Project Personnel - Local Contractors Agreement - All levels
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Procurement
    • Supply Chain
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-18

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FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.

Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.

People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Organizational Setting

The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.

Reporting Lines

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the FAO Representative and the direct supervision of Assistant FAOR (Administration),

Technical Focus

The National – Procurement and Logistic Assistant will ensure timely procurement are conducted and to be compliances with organization policy and procedure.

The incumbent performs the following duties;

Overall responsibilities:

  • Ensure procurement processes (including specifications, bidding and award processes, delivery processes) for equipment and supplies (including livestock) are consistent with FAO and project policies, guidelines, and regulations, and Donor policies where relevant;
  • Establish and maintain lists of suppliers
  • Develop procurement plan in collaboration with technical staff;
  • Ensure integrity of bidding documents with respect to specifications, quantities, delivery schedules in collaboration with technical staff
  • Drafts relevant letters, fax messages, e-mail messages, Contract, Purchase Orders, Tender documents, as required for the function/activities;
  • Prepare Purchase Orders and Contracts for equipment and supplies
  • Call for the Procurement Meeting
  • Ensure that delivery locations are clearly specified in Purchase Orders; ;
  • Identify and arrange temporary storage of procured equipment and supplies;
  • Prepare logistics plan for project activities;
  • Assist clearing goods for office, Projects and Experts coordinating with the clearing agent.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


Minimum Requirements

  • University Degree, Specialized training in administration, finance, accounting and/or Relevant
  • Five years experiences in procurement/logistics, preferably with UN experience;
  • Fluency in English and Myanmar;
  • Myanmar National

FAO Competencies

  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Selection Criteria

  • Eexperience in dealing with international resource partners and implementing agencies
  • Good interpersonal Skill.
  • Negotiation and Advocacy skill.
  • Systematic and efficient approach to work assignments, good judgment and analytical ability.


  • FAO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing)
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you need help please contact:
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted
  • Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications
  • For additional employment opportunities visit the FAO employment website:

FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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