Friday, 22 January 2010

Program Support Officer, Procurement Job: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

Functional Title: Program Support Officer, Procurement
Org. Unit: UNAIDS

Reporting to: Procurement Officer
Date of Issue: 22 January 2010

Contract Type: National UNV Specialist
Duty Station: Ministry of Finance, Nairobi Kenya

II. Functions / Key Results Expected

Summary of Key Functions:

The Ministry of Finance is the Principle Recipient of Global Fund grants in Kenya to the
HIV Round 7, TB Round 5 and 6 and Malaria Round 4 programmes.

Ministry of Finance seeks to recruit an officer to support the procurement office of the Global Fund Unit to ensure that procurement functions of the Ministry under the Global Fund grants are sufficiently strengthened to work efficiently and effectively.

The position will be supported by UNAIDS through the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme. UNV is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support human development worldwide.

II. Recruitment Qualifications

• Masters degree in Commerce or finance related field,
• Professional diploma in supply management,
• Computer skills: Microsoft office (Excel, Power Point, Access and Word),
• Demonstrated experience in working with databases and computer packages in procurement


• Knowledge of public service procurement policies and procedures
• Knowledge of GF procurement procedures will be an added advantage
Language Requirements:
• Fluency in English

Application Procedure:-

Detailed TOR can be accessed at

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their
curriculum vitae marked “Program Support Officer, Procurement – Nairobi” by email
to: cvs.unvkenya @

The title of the post MUST appear in the subject line.

Deadline for application: 10 February 2010.

Please note that:
• Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
• Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
• UNAIDS is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.
• Applications from women are particularly encouraged.

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