Procurement Assistant Jobs – Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)

Job
Title:         
 
Procurement Assistant
Organization:
Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Procurement
Officer
About US:
The Nile Basin
Initiative (NBI) is an inter-governmental organization initiated and led by the
Nile riparian countries to promote joint development, protection and management
of the common Nile Basin water resources. NBI has a Shared Vision, ‘to promote
sustainable socioeconomic development through the equitable utilization of’,
and benefit from, the common Nile Basin water resources’.
About Project:
With the financial
support of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and in collaboration with the
United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Nile-SEC will implement a
groundwater project aimed at enhancing knowledge and capacity for sustainable
use and management of transboundary aquifers and aquifers of regional
significance in the Nile Basin. 
The key
implementation support to the Basin Wide Program 2017 – 2022 focuses on
procurement of goods and services during this period. With the financial
support of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and in collaboration with the
United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Nile-SEC is interested in hiring
a suitable qualified a Procurement Assistant to support and strengthen the
procurement unit.
Job Summary:  The Procurement Assistant is responsible for
maintaining and provides professional support in the procurement of goods,
services and information management.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Procurement, Management, Business
Administration, Accounting or closely related field.
·       
At least
five years of relevant experience of which 3 are with donor funded projects
like World Bank, European Union, UNDP, etc.
·       
Knowledge
and demonstrated experience in the use of Microsoft Dynamics Navision or any
other ERP System is an added advantage.
·       
Full and
up-to-date computer literacy and knowledge of procurement information
management
·       
Proven
negotiation and communication skills.
·       
Demonstrated
writing, presentation and report writing skills.
·       
Duty
Station/ Implementation setup
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested individuals are invited to submit their applications
electronically to the Executive Director at: recruitment@nilebasin.org.
Application/ cover letters clearly indicating the title of the position and
accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae should reach the Executive Director
Deadline: 19th March, 2020 by 4:00pm.
NB: Those
shortlisted will be contacted individually. Please don’t attach scanned copies
of your Academic & professional certificates and testimonials, you will be
requested to submit them when you are shortlisted for Interviews. Please
clearly indicate a minimum of three referees and two former employers excluding
the current employer with their full contacts.
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