Procurement Intern (Nairobi)

Date Posted: April 1, 2021, 5:58 a.m.

World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Description

This position is open to all qualified candidates, and female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in posting Expression of Interest (EOI) and Request for Information (RFI) advertisements on UNGM.

Supplier submissions and current details are recorded in the electronic registry in their respective folders for ease of access.  

Assist in running periodic checks for suppliers in the UN sanctions list via the Contractor Information Management System (CIMS). 

Assist in preparation of meeting minutes and presentation of supplier submissions to the Vendor Management Committee (VMC) for verification.

Periodic update of the supplier roster with new approved submissions by the VMC.

Assist in sending out registration status to suppliers I.e. for Intend registration or submission of missing documents for consideration.

Assist in compilation of supplier tender participation report.

Any other related duties as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education: The Internship Programme is open to candidates who meet the following criteria:

currently enrolled in an undergraduate programme (e.g. bachelor’s degree) from a recognized university and attended classes in the past 12 months.

 currently enrolled in a graduate programme (e.g. master’s degree) from a recognized university and have attended classes in the past 12 months.

Currently undertaking Supply Chain, Procurement or Logistics as your University subject

 

Knowledge & Skills:    

Desire to learn about and develop key skills in the field of HR, and more specifically, in HR projects and HR processes.

Flexible work style and approach based on client needs.

Cultural sensitivity.

Team player and problem solver.

Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills; high attention to details.

Ability to think, plan, and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in an organized way.

Technology savvy; ability to think out-of-the box and to come up with innovative ideas.

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package, particularly of Excel and PowerPoint. 

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English is a requirement. Additional UN language is an added advantage

 

Terms and Conditions

Upon selection, a proof of enrolment stating that you are currently enrolled in a course of study and your expected date of graduation and if you have graduated, a certified copy of your degree.

Interns will receive a monthly stipend from WFP.

WFP is not responsible for living expenses, arrangements for accommodation, necessary visas and related costs.

 

Application Instructions

Applicants are required to submit online applications through E-recruitment.  

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply to the World Food Program using the link Careers at World Food Programme Kenya

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