Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Position
Under the general supervision of the Supply and Procurement Officer, prepares requests for proposals and purchase orders for all kinds of goods and services, obtains quotations from local vendors, monitors status of financing and maintains financial records of purchase allotment accounts: for purchasing standard office supplies, furniture and equipment, in relation to the Syrian Emergency Response Operations.
Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Completion of secondary education. Training inSupply and Procurementfield is desirable.
Fiveyears of progressively responsible clerical or administrative work, with specialized experience in purchasing a variety of materials and services.
Fluency in English and Turkish.
Experience working in an international organization is considered an asset
Advanced IT skills and experience in working with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Resource Management system
Experience with SAP is considered an asset
Competencies of Successful Candidate
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UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.