Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 26, 2020
Category Accounting
Business Administration
Social Sciences
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking to hire a Procurement Assistant who provides procurement services while ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. S/he provides support to organization of procurement processes, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals, their preliminary evaluation; preparation of Purchase Orders and contracts in and outside Atlas, preparation of Recurring Purchase orders for contracting
of services, maintenance of the filing system in the procurement Unit and implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase Orders are duly prepared and dispatched.


  • Completion of Secondary Education with specialized training in procurement. University Degree in Business or Public Administration would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
  • Interested applicants must have at least five years of relevant experience (two years with University Degree) at the national level. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of automated procurement systems an experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Contract type : Fixed Term Appointment (G5) – * Fixed Term Appointment is a staff contractual modality.

Duration : One year (renewable).


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Important information:

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

 It is UNDP’s policy to offer equal employment opportunities to persons having a physical or mental impairment when they are qualified and when a reasonable prognosis does not suggest a significant change in the person’s capabilities and skills in the near future. To that end, every effort is made to modify the functional requirements of positions and the physical facilities associated with them, when that will facilitate the employment of qualified disabled persons.

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