Job for Procurement Officer at World Health Organization (WHO)

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(WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for well being inside the United Nations system. It is accountable for offering management on international well being issues, shaping the well being analysis agenda, setting norms and requirements, articulating evidence-based coverage choices, offering technical help to nations and monitoring and assessing well being traits.

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Job Title: Procurement Officer

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Job ID: 2001516
Location: Abuja
Grade: P3
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract length: 12 months
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Objectives of the Programme

  • Country Management Support Units (CSU) have been established within the organisational construction to supply help for Managers and employees to totally assume their obligations within the GSM atmosphere and to make sure compliance with organizational insurance policies, procedures, guidelines and rules on all administrative and monetary issues and transactions within the context of an enterprise useful resource Planning (ERP) system.


Description of Duties

  • Advises the Head of WHO Country Office (WR) for an knowledgeable decision making on procurement transactions.
  • Coordinates the preparation and submission of the procurement plans by the completely different clusters of the price range middle,
  • Prepares and displays the implementation of procurement plan guaranteeing targets and priorities are met and on observe.
  • Evaluates requests from the technical items and companions and advises for compliance with the organization guidelines and rules.
  • Ensures easy operating of operations of procurement transactions together with items and providers ordering and supply,
  • Maintains common contact with the Regional Contracting and Procurement Service (CPS/AFRO) and make observe up of the Contract Review Committee (CRC) deliberations,
  • Makes a observe up of the cargo of things ordered with the forwarding firms and liaises with native authorities for taxes exemption and for well timed clearing of the products objects from the customs
  • Acts because the Secretary for the Local Procurement Committee.
  • Analyzes and/or evaluates distributors performance, together with different designated employees members,
  • Administers procurement assets and ensures compliant and environment friendly use of ordinary working procedures of procurement.
  • Maintains the pre-qualified and assessed suppliers database
  • Maintains and displays the general actions of procurement, logistics, and contracting providers for the workplace via the usage of the GSM oracle system and different procurement instruments together with the Business Intelligence (BI); offering reports, knowledge and statistics.
  • Provides steerage on procurement, logistics, contracting providers to managers and employees.
  • Performs all different associated duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Essential: First college degree in , Public Administration, Management, or associated discipline.
  • Desirable: An superior college degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management, or associated discipline.


  • Essential: A minimal of 5 years’ expertise, a few of which in a world context, working within the space of procurement providers, and logistics providers for a programme.
  • Desirable: Experience utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle programs or comparable packages.


  • Sound data and abilities in procurement and price range.
  • Concrete abilities in implementing operations of procurement providers and processes. Sound abilities in using Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle programs or comparable packages.
  • Strong pc abilities in workplace functions together with excel, energy level, and phrase.

WHO Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and selling particular person and cultural variations
  • Communication
  • Producing outcomes
  • Ensuring the efficient use of assets.


  • WHO salaries for employees within the Professional class are calculated in US {dollars}.
  • The remuneration for the above place contains an annual base wage beginning at USD 60,962 (topic to necessary deductions for pension contributions and medical health insurance, as relevant), a variable submit adjustment, which displays the price of dwelling in a specific obligation station, and at present quantities to USD 1991 per 30 days for the obligation station indicated above.
  • Other advantages embody 30 days of annual go away, allowances for dependent relations, residence go away, and an training grant for dependent youngsters.



How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
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Additional Information

  • This emptiness discover could also be used to fill different comparable positions at the identical grade stage
  • Only candidates beneath critical consideration will likely be contacted.
  • A written take a look at could also be used as a type of screening.
  • In the occasion that your candidature is retained for an interview, you may be required to supply, upfront, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificates(s) required for this place. WHO solely considers increased instructional {qualifications} obtained from an establishment accredited/acknowledged within the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a listing up to date by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The listing may be accessed via the hyperlink: Some skilled certificates could not seem within the WHED and would require particular person overview.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is topic to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • Staff members in different obligation stations are inspired to use.
  • For info on WHO’s operations please go to:
  • WHO is dedicated to workforce variety.
  • WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is dedicated to place the WHO Values into apply.
  • WHO has a smoke-free atmosphere and doesn’t recruit people who smoke or customers of any type of tobacco.
  • WHO has a mobility coverage which may be discovered at the next hyperlink: Candidates appointed to a world submit with WHO are topic to mobility and could also be assigned to any exercise or obligation station of the Organization all through the world.
  • Applications from girls and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are notably inspired.
  • For WHO General Service employees who don’t meet the minimal instructional {qualifications}, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220


Application Deadline  26th April, 2020

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