Recrutement de 01 Procurement Junior Consultant

Localité : Togo / Lomé
Domaine : Commerce
Niveau : Non precise
Entreprise recruteur : World Food Programme

Recrutement de 01 Procurement Junior Consultant
Niveau d'études: Non précisé
Expérience: 1 an
Expire le: 22-06-2022

World Food Programme
Lomé, Togo
Opportunités de carrière : Procurement Junior Consultant - Togo Country Office (166864)

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

Job Title : Procurement Junior Consultant – Country Office Togo

Unit/Division : Procurement Unit / CO Togo

Contract Type : International Consultancy / CST

Contract duration : 11 months

Duty Station (City, Country) : Lomé, Togo

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters, and the impact of climate change.

WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status, physical or mental disability.

Togo, officially the Togolese Republic is one of the smallest countries in Africa and home to 8.6 million people. Situated in the Gulf of Guinea, Togo serves as a critical corridor to enable the COVID-19 response to landlocked countries in the Central Sahel region.

Togo’s economy depends heavily on both commercial and subsistence agriculture, with both sectors providing employment for 60 percent of the labour force. Socio-political and economic turmoil coupled with devastating floods and now COVID-19 have seen a deterioration in its food and nutritional situation.

Nearly 1.3 million (22 percent of the population) require humanitarian assistance and over 280,000 people are at risk of falling into food insecurity. This includes an 18 percent rise in Moderate Acute Malnutrition and a 6.8 percent rise in Severe Acute Malnutrition. 15.2 percent of these children are at grave risk if nutrition treatments are not received.

This position aims to strengthen the compliance of WFP procurement activities in the Togo Country Office with applicable policies and procedures.

The Togo Country Office is recruiting a Junior Consultant in Procurement who will be responsible for collecting, analyzing and reporting information to maximize the effectiveness of procurement operations and activities. He/She will also be responsible for training and coordinating supply activities in accordance with WFP standards and procedures.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Support procurement programs and operational activities, following standard processes and contributing to successful procurement of food and non-food commodities or services.
Contribute to analysis of data to provide recommendations for process improvement.
Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reports of procurement activities, to contribute to a WFP wide view that enables informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders, leading to performance optimization.
Support auditing of procurement activities by collating the necessary information for recommendations to be responded to appropriately to ensure conformity with compliance rules.
Support training of WFP staff and farmers to take a strategic and proactive approach to the procurement of food and non-food commodities and services, for example designing and reviewing training materials.
Guide and supervise a limited number of more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with simple analysis and queries.
Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP can quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.
Process the market analyses for all different services or suppliers in Togo countries and created their Vendors on time to minimize the delay for RFQ process in INTEND-system.
Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs and CBT modalities.

Advanced University degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Engineering, Legal or Accounting or other relevant field, or First University degree with an additional relevant work experience and/or training/courses.

1 or 2 years of relevant professional experience in handling routine transactions/ purchase of commodities/goods/services.
Experience developing timelines and cost reports for suppliers (e.g., retailers, wholesalers, and traders).
Demonstrated experience coordinating procurement processes with other units/ teams (e.g., logistics, ICT, Administration)

Broad or specialised knowledge of procurement practices and processes.
Experience in designing and implementing procurement and partnership networks.
Experience evaluating and selecting service providers and/or suppliers.
Experience identifying operational risks.
Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate specific processes and systems.
Willingness to travel.

This is an opportunity for an exciting and challenging position in a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary team, based in a unique location, on a topic with high relevance. In addition, we offer:

️Meaningful and impactful careers :
Our day-to-day work makes a difference in the lives of the people we serve

Continuous learning and training:
We provide learning tools for our staff to continually develop their careers

Multicultural and stimulating work environment:
We encourage gender and cultural diversity to make our teams stronger

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22 Juin 2022

All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.

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