Procurement Associate

at WFP - World Food Programme
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 30, 2021
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Connect and share across WFP units: Facilitates partnerships with other WFP units to accomplish missions in the field.
Build strong external partnerships: Sets an example and provides guidance to team on how to build relationships with external partners.
Be politically agile & adaptable: Articulates to colleagues or direct reports the value of contributing to other WFP teams and agency partnerships in fulfilling WFP’s goals and objectives.
Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Organizes, monitors, and prioritizes own and team’s efforts to ensure that they will fulfill the needs of internal and external partners.
FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES
Capability Name Description of the behaviour expected for the proficiency level
Tendering and Contracting Displays basic understanding of processes to support the contracting/tendering implementation at WFP by collecting necessary information.
Vendor Management Leverages basic understanding of business needs to define vendor requirements and selection criteria.
Commodity and Product/Service Intelligence Appropriately handles products/services based on an understanding of sources, technologies, properties, and public procurement principles/practices.
Systems & Reporting Demonstrates strong understanding of procurement systems, Corporate operating System and tools to conduct range of analyses and generate reports to drive decision making.
Ethics and Compliance Maintains accurate records of activities in line with compliance standards to increase ease of response to basic audit queries.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Qualification requirement

Advanced University degree in Food Science and Technology, Agriculture, Procurement, Economics, Commerce, Business Administration or other relevant filed, or First University degree with additional relevant work experience and/or training/courses.

Experience:

 At least six (6) years of progressively work experience in food, goods & services procurement in large operations gained from reputable organizations;

 Experience managing the physical purchase of commodities/products/services in complex situations;

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