Procurement Officer Corporate

African Union Development Agency

The African Union Development Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Procurement Officer Corporate.

Required Skills and Competencies

  1. Experience in procurement, demonstrated technical knowledge and analytical skills in supply chain management.
  2. Knowledge of international standards, guidelines and procedures for the procurement of works, consultancy services goods & services.
  3. Proven expertise in SAP ERP or other similar ERP systems.
  4. Proven expertise & experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, Access, etc.
  5. Excellent negotiation skills.
  6. Excellent oral, writing and editing skills, with extensive experience in report writing.
  7. High level of accuracy, attention to detail and thoroughness.
  8. Ability to train business units and other team members.
  9. Ability to work under minimal supervision, be proactive, initiative and with sound judgment.
  10. High level of integrity and accountability, flexible approaches to work coupled with enthusiasm, commitment and energy.
  11. Ability to leverage limited resources and staff for maximum impact.
  12. Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure with a wide range of individuals and institutions.
  13. Creative thinking, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
  14. Maintain confidentiality at the highest level at all times.
  15. Sound analytical skills.
  16. Excellent interpersonal skills.

Education and Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Law, Business Administration, Commerce, or a related field. A minimum of one (1) year of progressive professional experience in the field of Procurement, Supply Chain, Purchasing, and Stores within public sector institutions, international organisations or similar organizations nationally, regionally and/or internationally.

A Chartered of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) advanced certificate and procurement professional certification is required.

ApplicationTo apply, please submit the following:

  1. A motivation letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency.
  2. A detailed and updated curriculum vitae (CV), not exceeding five (5) pages and indicating your nationality, age and gender.
  3. Three (3) referees with good knowledge of the candidate’s work, furnishing full contact details, telephone, fax and e-mail addresses.
  4. Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.

Remuneration: Indicative basic salary of US$25,523.00 per annum plus other entitlements e.g. Post Adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($21,832.68 per annum), pension (19% of basic salary), education allowance, medical aid, life and accident insurance in conformity with the rules and procedures applicable to internationally recruited staff of the African Union.

Applications must be received not later than Monday, 15 April 2024

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