Director, Procurement Group H/F

  • Nom de l'entreprise UNOPS
  • Secteur d'activité Services
  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 20 Juillet
  • Nombre de postes 01 poste ouvert
  • Type de contrat CDI
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introduction UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.Working with usUNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.

The Procurement Group (PG) forms part of the Implementation Practices and Standards (IPS) function, which is responsible for the UNOPS delivery practices. The Group leads UNOPS procurement and supply chain practice, through the following core functions:

• Providing strategic direction and leadership of UNOPS sustainable procurement and supply chain practices.

• Driving innovative procurement policies, processes, tools and digitalisation of procurement; providing strategic advice; and strengthening the knowledge, skills and competencies of procurement practitioners.

• Furthering UNOPS position as a leader in sustainable public procurement, by driving cutting edge knowledge, innovation, digitization and best practices.

• Positioning UNOPS as a value-added partner in the global human development environment and strengthens its competitive position as leader in sustainable public procurement and supply chain practices.

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description Reporting to the Director of Implementation Practices and Standards, the Director Procurement Group:

• Is part of the Implementation Practices and Standards Management Team and supports the Director IPS in providing corporate governance, corporate risk management, decision making, and setting strategic direction of UNOPS.

• Leads thought leadership and the value proposition of UNOPS sustainable procurement services and the creation of an enabling environment for prompt and consistent implementation of initiatives that help position UNOPS as a leader in sustainable and public procurement.

• Role models UNOPS values and behavioral competencies, and provides strategic leadership in business and organisational culture development, in order for UNOPS to build a motivated workforce and an inclusive, collaborative and agile work environment, conducive to enhancing organizational capacity for UNOPS to serve and to prosper.

• Sets the strategy for the Procurement Group and is accountable for its overall results.

• Contributes to the strategy of the Implementation Practices and Standards function, to enable quality, effectiveness and sustainability of UNOPS portfolio delivery and excellence of implementation practices.

• Provides leadership, guidance and oversight for the Procurement Group and ensures it effectively and efficiently contributes to the UNOPS purpose, goals and objectives.

Impact of Results

The effective and successful achievement of results by the Director, Procurement Group, directly impacts on UNOPS strategic ambition to be known, be recognised and be a resource through influencing the ability of UNOPS to deliver quality services and by increasing the visibility of the UNOPS brand, and strengthening its competitive position as leader in sustainable and public procurement and supply chain practices. The role leads the development of thought leadership and the value proposition of UNOPS sustainable procurement services and creates an enabling environment for a principled performance in sustainable and public procurement. .

profile Education

• A Master’s degree in business administration, procurement and supply management, engineering, public administration, law, economics or other related field is required.

• 2 additional years of relevant work experience, in combination with a relevant first level university (bachelor’s degree or equivalent), may substitute for the requirement of a master’s degree.

• Internationally recognized certification in procurement or supply chain management (e.g. MCIPS, CPSM, SCMP) is desired.

Experience

• A minimum of 10 years of experience that combines strategic and people leadership in sustainable supply chain management, in particular procurement, in a large international organization or corporation is required.

• Advanced knowledge of sustainable supply chain management principles and approaches and demonstrated experience applying this knowledge to achieve results is required.

• Demonstrated understanding of supply chain issues in an international development context is desirable.

• Experience establishing and maintaining broad collaborative relationships and strategic networks and partnerships to expand collaboration is desirable.Language RequirementsFull working knowledge of English is required.Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

we offer UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.

Diversity

With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.


  • Nom de l'entreprise UNOPS
  • Secteur d'activité Services
  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 20 Juillet
  • Nombre de postes 01 poste ouvert
  • Type de contrat CDI
Postuler

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