Procurement Senior Officer

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Procurement Senior Officer


Procurement Senior Officer, Entebbe, Uganda
Organization: United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) established a regional support office, the Entebbe Support Office (ESO) in November of 2016. This office provides regional support to UNMAS programmes based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and the Abyei Administrative Area. The areas of support include Procurement, Supply Chain, Logistics, Human Resources, Finance and Contracts Management.

Functional Responsibilities

* CANDIDATES WITH NO UN OR UNOPS EXPERIENCE ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. * QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Procurement Specialist and overall guidance of the Head of Support Services, the Procurement Senior Officer (PSO) is responsible for effective delivery and implementation of strategic and effective procurement of services, for a select group of technically complex goods, services and works, within the specific geographical area and/or project. These services reflect best practices in international public procurement, compliance with UNOPS Financial Rules and Regulations and procurement policy, rules, regulations and procedure, ensuring appropriate risk management and obtaining the best value for money. He/she analyzes and interprets the respective rules and regulations and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex issues related to procurement. His/her work is focused in transactional procurement including all steps of the procurement process.