Procurement Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean
The World Food Programme (Panama Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean) is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified individuals for future consultancies in the region.
To collect, analyse, and report on information to maximise the efficiency of procurement operations and activities.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Depending on your experience level and expertise you will be involved to a greater or lesser degree in work related to (but not limited to) the following:
Development of procurement plans and processes ensuring compliance with wider procurement policies and WFP standards.
Management of procurement programs and operational activities, (e.g. issue tenders, evaluate offers and negotiate/award contracts), following standard processes to contributing to successful procurement of food and non-food commodities or services.
Monitoring and analysis of data to provide recommendations for process improvement.
Collate data for preparation of accurate and timely reports of procurement activities, enabling informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders, leading to performance optimization.
Collation of information and drafting of appropriate responses to recommendations to support auditing of procurement activities and ensure conformity with compliance rules.
Collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners including suppliers, superintendents, companies, etc. to align procurement activities with wider programmes and ensure a coherent approach to meeting food assistance needs.
Training (e.g. for example designing and reviewing training materials) of WFP employees to take a strategic and proactive approach to the procurement of food and non-food commodities and services.
The main duties, qualifications, and professional experience required are described in Job Requisition # 123654 found at the following link: