Procurement Associate

Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-06-11 Deadline: 2021-06-25
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Position: Procurement Associate

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Operations Manager, the Procurement Associate heads the Procurement Unit and provides leadership in execution of procurement services in CO ensuring their effectiveness, transparency and integrity. The Procurement Associate promotes a client-focused, quality and results- oriented approach in the Unit.

The Procurement Associate supervises and leads the staff of the Procurement Unit. The Procurement Associate works in close collaboration with the Operations, Programme and project teams in the CO, Regional Bureau and UNDP HQs staff for resolving complex procurement-related issues and information delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ensures administration and implementation of the operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  2. Organizes procurement processes for CO, NIM/DIM projects and at the request of other Agencies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  3. Ensures implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:

  4.  Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:

  5. Ensure Gender and Social Inclusions (GESI) is prioritized in all procurement functions:

Job Specification

Education and Experience


  • Secondary Education or Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration. 


  • With secondary education 7 years or with Bachelor’s degree 4 years of relevant experience at the national or international level.

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel etc).

  • Advance knowledge of automated procurement systems; experience in handling web based management systems.

  • Candidates will have a distinct advantage if they possess: Procurement Certification 

 Language Requirements:

  • Proficiency in English and Nepali


Apply Instructions

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Deadline: 25/06/2021 (Midnight New York, USA)

All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.

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Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.


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Organization Summary

UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 100+
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