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World Food Programme Ghana: Procurement Assistants

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29 Sep, 2010

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World Food Programme is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.  Since its launch, WFP staff around the world have worked tirelessly towards reducing hunger.  In 2010, WFP aims to provide food assistance to more than 90 million people in 73 countries. World Food Programme Ghana recruits Procurement Assistants

Job Description

Grade: G6
Contract Type: One year renewable


Co-ordinate and arrange meetings with farmer organisations (FOs) and partners;
Draft local tenders and evaluate offers for the finalisation of purchases and the award of contracts by using WFP’s corporate system;
Arrange Local Procurement Committee meetings;
Liaise with WFP appointed inspection and superintendent firms to ensure quality control, specification conformity, volume assessment, monitoring and verification of deliveries;
Draft technical and legal contracts;
Run system’ queries and prepare reports;
Raise payment requests for all logistics and procurement payments and keep an electronic tracking;
Closely track all local purchases and submit a weekly report on that;
Prepare entries in WINGS II and PAST Food;
Keep the list of local food suppliers and Logistics service;
Collect weekly market prices and send report to OMD. (weekly report every Friday);
Perform any other related activities as required

Required Skills or Experience



Applicants should have a sound judgment, ability to resolve operational problems and have skills and ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, ability to work in a team and establish effective working relationship with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds coupled with the following:
University Degree or Higher National Diploma in Purchasing and Supply, Economics, Agricultural Marketing or any other related discipline from a recognised and reputable institution;
Professional certificate such as CIPS or GAFTA is a plus

How To Apply

Applications with CVs should be submitted in closed envelope. Mark Envelope ‘VA No 4 (Procurement Assistant)’ and address

The WFP Representative
7, 7th Rangoon Close
Box 1423

Offer valid till 30 Sep, 2010

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