Senior Procurement Assistant

Green Climate Fund

Incheon, South Korea

Experience: 5 to 10 Years

Skill Required: Media and Communication

The Procurement Assistant will be responsible for providing procurement services under the guidance of the Procurement Specialist. S/he will undertake procurement of goods and services of reasonable value and complexity
Review procurement requests to ensure appropriateness of technical specifications and seek clarifications, if required; 
Prepare/oversee the publishing of invitations to tender and manage/conduct all aspects of bid/proposal evaluations with transparency and efficiency; 
  • Provide support on the general procurement process including assisting with preparation of Institutional Procurement Committee (IPC) meetings and coordinating with user divisions;
  • Advise clients on the implementation of requested procurement actions in line with the Corporate Procurement Guidelines of the fund;
  • Undertake low-value procurement of goods and services in close liaison with user divisions and requesting units, and ensure that all associated procurement filing, and records are up to date;
  • Establish and maintain work program and schedule for ongoing contracts and newly planned ones for assigned divisions and units; 
  • Prepare procurement orders and submission to the authorized official(s) for review and subsequent approval; 
Requirements (Education, experience, technical competencies required of the job):
  • Bachelor’s degree, with at least seven (7) years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience; 
  • Knowledge of Procurement best practice;
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask and maintains attention to detail and accuracy; 
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure; takes initiative in judging priorities and organizing work accordingly; 
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, and highly developed cultural sensitivity in communicating with all levels of staff and external clients, both orally and in writing; 
  • Mature judgement and absolute commitment to confidentiality; 
  • Good knowledge of office technology such MS office package; experience working with databases in highly desirable; and 
  • Fluency in English and Korean is essential; knowledge of another United Nations language is an advantage.