Job Title : Procurement Officer
Job Level :
NOB (National Officer B)
Number of openings : Unit / Division :
Unit / Division : Supply Chain
Contract duration :
12 months (renewable)
Duty station : Yaoundé
Assisting almost 100 million people in around 83 countries each year, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.
Our mission is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.
Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
In Cameroon, the WFP Cameroon Country Strategic Plan CSP (2018 - 2021) endeavours to ensure that targeted food-insecure and vulnerable populations benefit from more sustainable and inclusive food systems and increased resilience to shocks to meet their food and nutrition needs.
Under this CSP, WFP will design and implement interventions to address food and nutrition security challenges, from production through to consumption.
WFP will work with its partners to establish long-term interventions to improve the resilience of vulnerable communities in North / South West, North, Adamaoua and East regions.
The situation in the North West and South West regions continues to be marked by armed clashes, with 2.3 million people in need of humanitarian assistance in early 2020 in comparison to 1.
3 million in early 2019. The security trends continue to affect humanitarian access and creating regular new population displacements.
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Key Responsibilities (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive) :
Under the direct supervision of a Country office Procurement Officer :
Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs. Other as required.
What are the expected results / outputs?
You will :
Qualifications and Key Requirements
Qualifications, skills, experience :
Degree level : Advanced University degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Engineering, Legal or Accounting or other relevant field, or First University degree with an additional relevant work experience and / or training / courses
Type of Degree : Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Management, Law, Economics, or another related field .
Years of work experience : 5 years of progressively responsible, practical and support experience in procurement, including administration services, program, or another related field.
Language : Fluency (level C) in English language and French.
Other desirable skills :
Deadline for application
Date : 29th March 2021 at 11 : 59 PM
This position open to Cameroonian nationals only.
Terms and Conditions
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting an inclusive work environment in which diversity is valued and where no form of discrimination is tolerated.
We aim to achieve parity in our teams in West and Central Africa.
Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.
WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate based on HIV / AIDS status.
ï No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.