National Project Personnel (Procurement and Logistics), Yangon, Myanmar

Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Country: Myanmar

City: Yangon, Myanmar

Office: FAO Yangon, Myanmar

Closing date: Monday, 18 January 2021


National Project Personnel (Procurement and Logistics)

Job Posting: 04/Jan/2021

Closure Date: 18/Jan/2021, 10:59:00 PM

Organizational Unit : FAMYA

Job Type: Non-staff opportunities

Type of Requisition : NPP (National Project Personnel)

Grade Level : N/A

Primary Location: Myanmar-Yangon

Duration : 12 Months

Post Number : N/A

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FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions. Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply. People with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

Organizational Setting

The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative, is to assist governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.

Reporting Lines

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the FAO Representative and the direct supervision of Assistant FAOR (Administration),

Technical Focus

The National - Procurement and Logistic Assistant will ensure timely procurement are conducted and to be compliances with organization policy and procedure.

The incumbent performs the following duties;
Overall responsibilities:

Ensure procurement processes (including specifications, bidding and award processes, delivery processes) for equipment and supplies (including livestock) are consistent with FAO and project policies, guidelines, and regulations, and Donor policies where relevant;
Establish and maintain lists of suppliers

Develop procurement plan in collaboration with technical staff;
Ensure integrity of bidding documents with respect to specifications, quantities, delivery schedules in collaboration with technical staff

Drafts relevant letters, fax messages, e-mail messages, Contract, Purchase Orders, Tender documents, as required for the function/activities;
Prepare Purchase Orders and Contracts for equipment and supplies

Call for the Procurement Meeting

Ensure that delivery locations are clearly specified in Purchase Orders; ;
Identify and arrange temporary storage of procured equipment and supplies;
Prepare logistics plan for project activities;
Assist clearing goods for office, Projects and Experts coordinating with the clearing agent.

Perform other related duties as required.


Minimum Requirements

University Degree, Specialized training in administration, finance, accounting and/or Relevant

Five years experiences in procurement/logistics, preferably with UN experience;
Tags continuous improvement fisheries food security knowledge sharing livestock logistics natural resources procurement project personnel

Fluency in English and Myanmar;
Myanmar National

FAO Competencies

Results Focus



Building Effective Relationships

Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Selection Criteria

Eexperience in dealing with international resource partners and implementing agencies

Good interpersonal Skill.

Negotiation and Advocacy skill.

Systematic and efficient approach to work assignments, good judgment and analytical ability.


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Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted

Only language proficiency certificates from UN accredited external providers and/or FAO language official examinations (LPE, ILE, LRT) will be accepted as proof of the level of knowledge of languages indicated in the online applications

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FAO seeks gender, geographical and linguistic diversity in its staff and international consultants in order to best serve FAO Members in all regions.


Candidates are requested to attach a letter of motivation to the online profile. We encourage applicants to submit the application well before the deadline date. If you need help, or have queries, please contact: