The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Procurement Officer – Projects Support.
Under the supervision of the Head of Procurement, Travel and Stores Division of the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency or his/her delegate, the Procurement Officer – Projects Support will carry out Procurement tasks and support the Southern Africa TB and Health Systems Support Project (SATBHSSP) and other Procurements to ensure successful delivery of procurement services of the project and that of NEPAD Agency.
Required Skills and Competencies
Extensive knowledge of procedures and international standards for the purchase of goods and services.
Excellent negotiation skills.
Excellent oral, writing and editing skills.
High level of accuracy, attention to detail and thoroughness.
Ability to work under minimal supervision, be proactive, initiative and with sound judgment.
High level of integrity and accountability, flexible approaches to work coupled with enthusiasm, commitment and energetic.
Ability to leverage limited resources and staff for maximum impact.
Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure with a wide range of individuals and institutions.
Creative thinking, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
Maintain confidentiality at the highest level at all times.
Sound analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment.
Education and Experience:
Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Law, Business Administration, Commerce, Finance or related field. A CIPS Procurement Certification will be an added advantage. Candidates must have a minimum of five (5) years of progressive professional experience in the field of Procurement, Supply Chain, Purchasing and Stores.
Application: To apply, please submit the following:
A motivation letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency.
A detailed and updated curriculum vitae (CV), not exceeding five (5) pages and indicating your nationality, age and gender.
Three (3) referees with good knowledge of the candidate’s work, furnishing full contact details, telephone, fax and e-mail addresses.
Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.
Remuneration: Indicative basic salary of US$27,311.00 per annum plus other entitlements e.g. Post Adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($21,196.80 per annum), Gratuity (15% of gross salary) in conformity with the rules and procedures applicable to internationally recruited staff of the African Union.
Applications must be received not later than Monday, 20 March 2017 and should be addressed to: