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UNDP is a key partner to the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) and is the UN agency assuming the role of Principal Recipient of GFATM grants. As the Principle Recipient of 5 grants (2005-2011) from the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) amounting to USD 300 million, UNDP is managing the largest fund portfolio in the Arab region. UNDP‘s management role consists in implementing grants, ensuring financial accountability, and training of more than 32 national and international counterparts on programme management and financial accountability. In its role as Principle Recipient, UNDP ensures quality financial management, timely procurement of supplies, and efficient monitoring and service delivery.
Procurement represents a major portion of expenditure of the GFATM Programme. The Procurement Specialist will play an important part in the programme’s vendor management system where he/she will identify and assess potential and relevant service providers through a competitive process.
Under the overall guidance of Programme Manager, the Procurement Specialist is responsible for the supervision of the GFATM procurement team. The Procurement Specialist promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the team. The Procurement Specialist works in close collaboration with the programme, finance, and monitoring and evaluations staff within the Global Fund unit, the Country Office and the Procurement Support Office in Copenhagen.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the guidance and supervision of the Programme Manager, the Procurement Specialist ensures the provision of effective and efficient procurement activities, with the following responsibilities:
Required Skills and Experience
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UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Procurement Specialist: Re-advertisement