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Date Posted : Jul 03, 2020
Procurement Specialist - PPRD Project (UNDP)
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROCUREMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Required Skills and Experience Educattion At least a Master Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field UNDP Procurement Certification programme is required Experience At least 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc…) and advance knowledge of web-based management systems Good knowledge of UN/UNDP procurement and contracting rules and procedures and proven capacity to conceive and facilitate complex operational interventions. Relevant working experience with International Organism or UN will be an asset Good knowledge of UNDP procedures and policies in Procurement is a strong asset Languages: Fluent in English and French as requirement

Job Description:

  • Duties and Responsibilities Summary of key functions: Elaboration and implementation of operational strategies, including sourcing strategies and E-procurement tools and procurement plans; Overall management of and guidance to procurement processes and processes; Advisory and functional support to project implementation and timely delivery of project outputs; Demonstration and facilitation of learning, training, knowledge building and sharing. Ensures elaboration and implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results: Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system; PPRD Procurement business processes mapping and elaboration/establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in Procurement, control of the workflows of the Procurement for the entire programme; Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies; Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of contract strategy for PPRD, including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment; Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of strategic procurement for the programme including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement; Implementation of well-functioning procurement processes, from sourcing strategy, tendering, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, to performance measurement; Implementation and guidance to contracts management and administration strategy within the project, constantly guided by the legal framework of the organization and assessing/minimizing all forms of risks in procurement; Evaluate offers and make recommendations for the finalization of the purchases and the award of contracts; analyse and evaluate commodity tender results; Managing reporting requirements to project management on delivery of procurement services; Manages, guides and provides direction on the procurement processes to practitioners in the project focusing on achieving the following results: Develops tools, mechanisms, internal systems and instruments to facilitate the timely preparation of procurement plans, bidding documents, evaluation templates and other necessary guides and contracts for streamlining processes and reducing transaction costs; Supervision of a team of procurement personnel and acts as a task manager for PPRD overall procurement pipeline; Oversees, reviews and controls various stages of procurement, from writing/organization of RFQ, ITB, or RFP, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals, evaluation, and negotiation of certain contracts; Establishment of necessary monitoring system and mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies and/or to minimize risks in procurement; Provides review and policy advice to cases to be submitted to the Contact, Asset and Procurement (CAP), Regional Advisory Committee on Procurement (RCAP) and Headquarters Advisory Committee on Procurement; Prepares position paper for the Unit and for the project as when necessary or upon request; Advise project teams on the preparation of submissions to contracts, assets and procurement committee and advisory committee on procurement where appropriate, ensuring full compliance with requirements for the relevant documentations Provides strategic advice to Project Management on how to ensure best value for money, minimize and manage procurement risks associated with large volume of procurement and facilitates an efficient procurement processes to ensure speedy delivery while ensuring compliance with best procurement practices and UNDP procurement rules and procedures. Provides advice and functional support to project implementation teams and timely support to delivery of project outputs. Backstops and assists in the analysis and strategy of project implementation modalities, approaches to procurement and determination of appropriate contacting/institutional arrangements under various circumstances/situations; Provides advisory solutions/options to PPRD management on procurement-related and contract-related problems in project implementation, developing innovative options when necessary; Addresses issues and responds to queries and conducts presentations, briefing, training to colleagues, partners and clients on procurement, recruitment, organizational/financial arrangements and all other information relevant and inherent in the delivery of procurement services; Advocates and promotes the efficiency and effectiveness of UNDP procurement services as a means of supporting partnerships and resource mobilization as and when it is required; Advise and coordinate negotiations with all interested parties, including contract disputes and claims. Demonstration and facilitation of learning, knowledge building and knowledge sharing within the Project focusing on achievement of the following: Organises and conducts training for project staff on Procurement; Liaises, relates to and networks with UNDP CO/HQ, other Cos and procurement practitioners in the UN system for productive exchanges of learning, knowledge and experiences; Synthesises learning experiences by adopting innovations and best practices derived from lessons learnt over the course of performing procurement functions; Provides sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice. Competencies Core Competencies Leadership Innovation Communication People management Technical competencies Building Strategic Partnerships Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise Promoting Organizational Change and Development Design and Implementation of Management Systems Client Orientation Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management Applications should be made via ,https://unjobs.org/vacancies

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Date Posted : May 06, 2020
Finance Officer (TRAFFIC) Yaounde
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 12 Months
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : FINANCE

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • REQUIREMENTS Association of Accounting Technicians Intermediate or Technician level qualification or equivalent. At least a BSc in finance, accounting or other equivalent qualifications Relevant and proven work experience in a similar role, with responsibility for a wide range of financial accounting functions for at least 5years. Strong experience in operation of computerised accounting system - familiarity with ACCPAC, SAGE 300, SUN and Microsoft NAV an advantage. Proven ability to be proactive in prioritising own workload to meet deadlines. Familiarity with standard word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database software, and with electronic communication technology. Ability to work well within a team and also to use own initiative in the role Strong communication skills with verbal and written fluency in English and French essential.

Job Description:

  • TRAFFIC is the leading non-governmental organization working globally on trade in wild animals and plants in the context of both biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. TRAFFIC International is a charity and limited company registered in the UK. TRAFFIC’s head office, based in Cambridge UK, provides worldwide leadership, coordination, cross-regional and corporate functions. TRAFFIC’s local engagement is managed through Programme Offices operating under the auspices of the UK charity, with staff based in a hub office and at other strategic locations where necessary. Programme Offices operate within a geographic area of responsibility focused on one or multiple countries where TRAFFIC aims to help deliver priority programme outcomes. TRAFFIC works in strategic alliance with IUCN and WWF on wildlife trade issues. The TRAFFIC Central Africa Office is based in Yaoundé, Cameroon, where TRAFFIC is locally hosted by the Cameroon Office of IUCN PACO. The TRAFFIC Central Africa Office has a primary responsibility for engagement in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Gabon (emphasis on these first five), as well as Chad, Burundi, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, and São Tomé and Príncipe. The Central Africa Office further has the lead responsibility within TRAFFIC for engagement with the following inter-governmental institutions: The Central African Forest Commission on (COMIFAC), the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP). JOB DESCRIPTION Characteristic duties: The Finance Officer assists the Programme Office Director with ensuring the consistent and efficient management of the Central Africa office’s finances, including banking, income and expenditure management, cashflow and payroll monitoring, operation of the computerised accounting system, and preparation of Core and project-level reports. The position works closely with IUCN Finance and HR Units, CAF Project Support Officer and Project Mangers as well as with the Global Office’s Finance Unit. Specific duties Prepares and regularly monitors and updates the TRAFFIC multi-year Core budget including the ‘ABC list’. Day-to-day finance and accounting management including cash calls, invoicing, payments, banking, control of the use of petty cash, and authorisations and processing accruals and prepayments; Reviews and reconciles bank and control accounts on a monthly basis Liaises closely with the Project Support Officer and Project Managers in the management of project finances; preparation and monitoring of cash-flow; and in the preparation of cash calls; Reviews and verifies project funding agreements /contracts, including those for consultants. Maintains project accounts and ensures that accurate financial information is available for the use by the Project Support Officer and Project Managers; Ensures the timely transfer of funds to and from Central Africa, the Global Office, and fund recipients by raising invoices and make payments following instruction from Project Administration Officer and the Programme Office Director, Advises the Project Administration Officer and Project Managers on payments made and income received. Supports the Programme Office Director on TRAFFIC HR matters including assisting with recruitment arrangements and reviews relevant information for staff remuneration. Works with the Global Office to maintain the financial system SAGE 300; Conducts data input to the computerised accounting system- SAGE 300 for Central Africa and reconciliation with the IUCN balance; Compiles monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports using SAGE 300 system and Excel for submission the Global Office after the approval of the Office Director; Ensures invoices are appropriately coded for input and processing into SAGE and IUCN Accounts; Ensures the timely preparation and submission of required financial reports; Prepares for and facilitates the year-end statutory audit; Ensures project audits are carried out in line with donor requirements; Process expense claims, workshop financial reports, and associated expenses justifications and ensure the expenses are appropriately loaded into SAGE; Ensures that all CAF staff are updated regularly monthly on the status of their respective travel accounts, and, where needed, provides them with advice to avoid irregularities; Initiate and validates all CAF purchases; Maintains the Central Africa Asset Register; Ensures that the Regional Director is timely informed about TCAF financial issues requiring his advice or decision-making; Undertakes any other TCAF related tasks as required by the Programme Office Director. Interested candidates should apply via the website, https://www.traffic.org

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Date Posted : Mar 06, 2020
Admin-Accountant Officer (WCS) Garoua
  • Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : Accounting

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • REQUIREMENTS : Advanced Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or any other related field. Full fluency in Microsoft office, particularly Excel spreadsheets, graphing and chart functions. Fluency in French and English both in written and verbal Professional knowledge of compliance and risk management Willing to travel to to various project site in Cameroon Experience with KFW and EU donors appreciate Demonstration of strong writing, communication, presentation skill and pro activity Availability to some regular trips to the Field office for missions Ability to work in teams and predisposition to interpersonal relationships; Demonstrate the rigor on the work place while maintaining professionalism and flexibility where needed

Job Description:

  • WCS is Non-Governmental and Non-Profit Organization founded in 1895 with the aim of safeguarding wild species and area around the world through scientific research, conservation actions, education and awareness raising on the values of nature, training the conservation professionals and developing many management tools in the partnership with other organizations in the world of the conservation. WCS has been existing in Cameroon for more than 20 years and has actively participated in the creation of protected wildlife areas and contributed to the management of more than ten project in Cameroon. Summary of the Position WCS Cameroon is recruiting an Admin Accountant Officer who will be reporting to the WCS BSB Yamoussa Project Director dotted line to DAF. This position is responsible for assisting the BSB project director and Finance and Administration Director in all aspect of Finance and Administration in BSB program This position is responsible for processing, recording and monitoring all the payment in WCS Cameroon BSB Yamoussa project verifying the accuracy of the documentation before processing any financial transaction and providing any information to WCS Cameroon regarding accounting practices and procedures This position is responsible for assisting the Finance and Administration Director on all the effective implementation of the logistics and supply chain management systems in WCS Cameroon in compliance with WCS policy and donor requirement Finance/Accounting Prepare all the financial transactions (internal and external payment) in accordance with the WCS policy Ensure that all financial transactions are coded to the right projects, grants and activities Ensure the accuracy and timely disbursement of all the advances/advance justification/liquidation and settlement in compliance with the donor regulations and WCS policy Record all the Journal Vouchers including the Cash Receipt and payment vouchers in the WCS JV template and ensure the proper archive of all accounting and administrative documents Post the WCS JV template after the approval from the DFA Participate in the preparation of the financial reports including the monthly end close Prepare the monthly receivable and payable reports and submit it to DFA for review Ensure timely payment of payroll to WCS personnel and payroll liabilities to concerned authorities Oversee the bookkeeping for BSB project Office Perform periodic cash count including surprise cash count Monitor the bank balance and advise for cash replenishment as needed Coordinate of all financial transactions between the country office and BSB field offices In collaboration with the HR Manager, coordinate all the HR functions of the BSB Yamoussa Project office. In collaboration with the DFA, contribute to the implementation of WCS ethics policies and procedures Collaborate with Logistician, to ensure the proper maintenance and management of the project assets (equipment, residence, and guest house, fleet management, Asset inventory including the asset disposal) In Collaboration of DAF and HR Manager, ensures the compliance of all administrative procedures including the induction of the local and international staff Under the supervision of the DAF, actively participate in the procurement process of all the items of the project (and ensures that the process complies with of the donor and WCS’ requirement) Ensure compliance with WCS Cameroon procedures and donor regulations Any other duty assigned by the supervisor Maintain the file of the preferred vendors Assist with internal and external audits, as required and ensures the implementation of the audit recommendations Ensure compliance with WCS Cameroon procedures and donor regulations Any other duty assigned by the supervisor The interested candidate should submit their CV and a cover letter to the following email wcscameroon@wcs.org by March 15, 2020 with following subject: Admin Accountant Officer BSB Yamoussa-WCS Cameroon

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