Procurement and Operations Specialist
Closing Date: 29.01.2016
The Procurement and Operations specialist will oversee procurement-related activities under the grant, closely monitor all procurement processes by the PR, ensuring that procurement is in line with workplans and goals, that the procurement rules are adhered to, and that the highest efficiency and transparency in the use of the funds is achieved. He/She will develop strong working relationships with the procurement offices and Global Fund PRs in the Elimination 8 member countries, harmonizing procurement-related aspects of global fund malaria programming. In addition to the procurement functions, He/She will be responsible for all administrative (contractual, organizational and logistical) matters related to grant implementation and will deputize the Grant Coordinator in the implementation of day-to-day projects. He/She will be highly experienced in the technical aspects of procurement and contracting, with experience in operations management for a regional or international agency. He/She will be an innovative problem solver, with a track record of delivering results in complex environments, a strong work ethic, and proven experience in interfacing with a wide range of stakeholders, including governments and donors.