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UNDP hiring Procurement Consultant

Nepal, 16 August 2013


To keep up with increasing demand for procurement services, the Project Implementation Support Unit (PISU) is seeking the service of a consultant to assist in procurement activities under long term agreement (LTA). The consultant is expected to independently handle procurement cases and ensure delivery of goods and services in the most effective and efficient manner and in accordance with prevailing UNDP Policies and Procedures.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the head of PISU and general supervision by the Procurement Analyst of the Unit, the consultant will carry out the following In support of the procurement of goods and services in support both UNDP as well as nationally implemented projects:

  • Organize and conduct procurement processes including preparation of RFQ/ITB/RFP, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals, their evaluation, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulations.

  • Preparation of purchase orders and contracts and ensure that purchase orders are duly prepared and dispatched in accordance with UNDP's internal control framework

  • To ensure that all assigned procurement actions are undertaken in the most effective and efficient manner.

  • Provide assistance to project staffs to implement sound mechanisms for forecasting, procurement planning and logistics management.

  • Provide information, technical advice and guidance on all aspects of procurement including commodity types, procurement activities, processes and procedures to project staff and project personnel.

  • Complete in-time procurement of goods and services (local and/or international).

  • Demonstrate cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.


Procurement actions successfully concluded resulting in at least 50 contracts during the consultancy period.

Consultancy Duration

Three months from 1 September to 30 November 2013 initially, and later on call basis under the LTA to be signed initially for one year, but extendible for up to 3 years based on satisfactory performance.

Deadline: 26 August 2013

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