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UNDP Project Procurement Analyst | Paid Internship || Apply Now

UNDP Project Procurement Analyst | Paid Internship || Apply Now

Country: Turkmenistan
City: Ashkhabad
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UNDP Project Procurement Analyst | Paid Internship || Apply Now

To implement procurement activities under newly signed Project, UNDP Turkmenistan is looking for Procurement Analyst who will provide support in execution of procurement activities, ensuring compliance with organizational policies and optimizing the procurement process for efficiency, transparency, integrity and cost-effectiveness. Additionally, this role will extend support to other ongoing health projects, ensuring consistency and best practices across the board.

Procurement Analyst will work under the supervision of Project Specialist and in coordination with programme and operations colleagues of the health portfolio and the national counterparts. Procurement Analyst will work with the UNDP Country Office, Global Procurement Unit (GPU), Health Implementation Support Team (HIST), national stakeholders and other involved parties.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction and supervision of the Project Specialist, the Procurement Analyst is responsible for the following functions:

Ensures efficient implementation of procurement and supply management activities through:

  • Implementation of procurement activities in a full compliance with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies;
  • Development and update of annual procurement action plans, with clear timelines for each step of the procurement cycle;
  • Review and clearance of documents related to Micro-purchase Canvass procedure;
  • Taking the lead on developing a strategy for appropriate integration of UNDP procurement activities towards strengthening of MoHMI capacity and provision support and guidance to all stakeholders in procurement at all stages of the procurement cycle where appropriate.

Organizes procurement processes:

  • Liaises with the UNDP programme staff, donor and GPU/HIST procurement specialists, and national counterparts to develop clear and generic specifications and/or terms of reference;
  • Implements procurement processes including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, risk assessment in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulations;
  • Maintains electronic and hardcopy files and records to ensure proper accountability;
  • Ensures follow up on PSM-related audit recommendations;
  • Development of procurement related reports to UNDP CO, the national counterparts and/or donor organizations.

Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Providing procurement related guidance to the Project team, in close cooperation with CO Procurement Unit.
  • Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in PSM area;
  • Sound contribution to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
  • Contribution to the production and publication of public information materials;

The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organisation.

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Required Skills and Experience for Project Procurement Analyst

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Procurement, Logistics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Finance, Social Sciences or related field is required, OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the areas mentioned above, in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience, will be given due consideration in lieu of the Master’s degree.
  • CIPS level 3 is a requirement for this position. If certification is not available at the time of recruitment, it should be obtained within one year.
  • Up to 2 years (with Master’s degree) or minimum 2 years (with Bachelor’s degree) of progressively responsible administrative, procurement or supply management experience is required at the national or international level.


  • Fluency in English, Russian, Turkmen is required.

Required skills:

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of automated procurement systems, experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Desired skills:

  • Experience in health procurement or health supply management in a public or private organization will be an asset.
  • Experience in working or liaising with a UN Agency or International Organization in the field of procurement will be an asset.
  • Experience in working with UN procurement systems/procedures will be an asset.
  • Experience and knowledge of public procurement principles will be an asset.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline17 July,2024



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