National Project Personnel

Food and Agriculture Organization , Islamabad, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th September, 2021


Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • This position is located in FAO Representation to Pakistan, based in Islamabad. The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural , fisheries and forestry sectors and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.

Reporting Lines

  • Under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative, direct supervision of the International Procurement Officer, or OIC Procurement Unit and in close coordination with concerned FAO colleagues, the Procurement Assistant will perform the following tasks

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Tender opening, reviewing quotations, bids/offers
  • Preparation of technical and commercial evaluation
  • Seek clarification from vendors
  • Prepare tender documents, purchase orders and LOA’s
  • Maintain updated records of the purchase orders and LOA’s with the supporting documents
  • Prepare all documents for procurement committee meetings and perform as secretary
  • Process Purchase Orders
  • Review and verify vendors invoices
  • Perform any other task assigned by the relevant supervisors

Expected Outputs

  • Maintain updated records of the purchase orders and LOA’s with the supporting documents
  • Prepare all documents for procurement committee meetings and perform as secretary
  • Tender opening, reviewing quotations, bids/offers
  • Preparation of procurement plans.

CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING

Minimum Requirements

  • University degree in Business/ Public Administration or relevant field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in related function.
  • Working knowledge of English (or Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish)
  • National of Pakistan

FAO Core Competencies

  • Results Focus
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Functional Skills

  • Knowledge of United Nations and International Organizations’ administrative policies and procedures.
  • Good knowledge of common administrative and financial rules and regulations
  • Good knowledge of communication and documentation standards
  • Knowledge and understanding of sourcing within the procurement function.
  • Strong research skills, ability to conduct benchmarking analysis in support of vendor identification, selection and performance management.
  • Display initiative and take responsibility for achieving agreed outputs within set deadlines and closely follow-up until successful outputs are achieved.
  • Continue to seek new, innovative and improved methods and systems for accomplishing the work assigned.

Source:https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=2102534


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