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Job holders at this level demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries and problems with only general guidance. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems daily. Job holders have the expertise and knowledge to adapt and contribute to developing systems and processes to improve the level of support provided continually. Job holders supervise, provide technical advice, coach, and coordinate a team of support staff.
To provide coordination, administrative services, and research to support efficient and effective procurement services.
Experience: At least six years of professional experience relevant to Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Economics, or a related field.
Education: A Higher National Diploma or university degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Economics, or related fields. A master’s degree and experience in the above fields is an added advantage Completion of secondary school education.
Languages: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and French.
Title: Procurement Associate
Type of Contract: Fixed-Term
Duration: 12 months (renewable)
Unite/ Division: Supply Chain Management
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
The deadline for submitting applications is on 21st March, 2023 at 5pm CAT
WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment
WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.