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UNV Contracts Management Assistant

Abyei (Sudan)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Abyei (Sudan)
  • Grade: International Specialist - Internationally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - Broad
    • Procurement
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Administrative support
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date: 2021-01-24

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Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Chief Acquisition Management, the UN volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Ensure that Contractor and UN comply with their respective obligations under the Contract.

  • Coordinate Vendor Performance Reports with Technical Units and UNGSC

  • Review contract documents

  • Assist in preparation of Statement of Work and technical evaluation parameters.

  • Maintain files and databases of contracts.

  • Arrange kick off and close out meetings for major contracts


  • Coordinate with Finance and Procurement Sections on contractual matters, disputes, invoice processing, KPIs.

  • Able to manage Contracts related to Goods and Services, such as Fuel, Rations, Aviation, Movcon, PX, Catering, IT Staffing, Engineering, Security, etc.. and related matters of Quality Control and Quality Assurance.

  • Draft audit responses within deadlines.

  • Draft contract close-out reports.

  • Draft letters relating to Contract Disputes to enable resolution of issues.

  • Coordinate with Procurement Section in the contract’s solicitation process

Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:
  • Post Graduate (Masters degree) in any discipline
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience, with at least 2 years in the Contract Management field.
  • Experience with NGOs / international experience is preferred.
  • Fluent in English
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge in Supply chain Management is desirable
Required experience: 60 Months Experience remark:
  • Minimum 5 years professional experience, with at least 2 years in the Contract Management field.
  • Experience with NGOs / international experience is preferred.
  • Fluent in English
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge in Supply chain Management is desirable
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise: Other legal experience Area of expertise details:

Contract managers need legal knowledge to accurately lead the contract management process. Not all companies have set contract managers, but major defense firms or companies that frequently work with the government tend to use contract managers

Driving license: Yes Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation

Application procedure:

Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at
https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to
apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which
you would like to apply.
Application deadline: 24 January 2021

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