• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : 3 Yrs
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Selection Criteria Basic Requirements: High levels of integrity. Excellent command of French. English is highly desirable as well. An advanced degree with a major in a relevant discipline (e.g. business administration, engineering, commerce, law, procurement, public policy, etc.). Master's degree in any relevant areas. Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices governing international procurement, with the ability to translate concepts into operational work, including but limited to VFM, sustainable procurement, strategic sourcing, market analysis, contract management, etc... Minimum of 5 years of direct relevant experience in carrying out technical duties in procurement inside or outside the World Bank. Ability to deal sensitively in a multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues. General Competencies Good communication skills and persuasiveness in presenting, negotiating and resolving highly complex issues, both orally and in writing. Client-driven and a sense of personal responsibility for achieving a technical quality and timeliness. Ability to solve complex problems involving multiple stakeholders and constraints. Analytical skills to recognize patterns, extract conclusions and strategies out of information coming from multiple sources and in a variety of forms. Results-oriented to act as a trusted, strategic advisor, partnering with clients to deliver results. Specific Specialized Skills, Knowledge and Competencies Knowledge on institutions and procurement reforms in Borrower's countries. Understanding of the World Bank's business objectives, products and project cycle. Understanding of political economy, public policy, public systems and public management. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of project management tools & methodologies. Ability to manage complex, multi-functional, cross-regional projects/programs including managing relationships with stakeholders & counterparts. Good understanding of risk management.

Job Description:

  • Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank Group provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank Group is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries; a unique global partnership of five institutions dedicated to ending extreme poverty, increasing shared prosperity and promoting sustainable development. With 189 member countries and more than 120 offices worldwide, we work with public and private sector partners, investing in groundbreaking projects and using data, research, and technology to develop solutions to the most urgent global challenges. For more information, visit www.worldbank.org Background The Solutions and Innovations in Procurement (SIP) Department convenes a leading group of procurement and governance practitioners focused on advancing cutting-edge practices and innovations in the fields of procurement, anti-corruption and open government. To enhance its capacity seeks to recruit/appoint a highly organized, energized and experienced professional, capable of operating effectively in Central Africa and more specifically in Cameroon. Institutional Arrangement The Accredited Procurement Specialist will be working under the oversight and guidance of an Accredited Practice Manager. The duty station for this position is Yaoundé, Cameroon. Scope of Work Provides technical fiduciary advice on procurement activities and engage in policy dialogue to strengthen procurement systems. Supports clients in achieving value for money in public procurement in order to enhance service delivery and development outcomes with integrity. Understand relevant procurement markets using analytical tools and approaches to define more effective procurement strategies. Participates in missions and plays a key role in developing practical approaches to procurement while simultaneously dealing with difficult policy and operational issues. Prepares and/or comments on draft operational directives and policy papers; produces major/complex reports. Develops and executes training modules on complex sector related procurement topics. The work implies frequent interaction with the following stakeholders: Management in his duty station and in some occasions in HQ or other countries. Government officials and equivalent contacts in other international organizations, partner entities, etc. Procurement specialists within the World Bank and government units. Counterparts in the Bank across VPUs, Global Practices and other units involved in meeting the Bank's business objectives. Other external constituencies and expert groups. Apply via the link, https://worldbankgroup.csod.com/


EMPLOYER'S LOCATION : World bank Group Yaounde CMR