SERVICE CONTRACTS EXPERT
Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.
HI, Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation with no religious or political affiliations operating in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
Since the organisation was first founded in 1982, we have set up development programmes in more than 55 countries and responded to many emergencies. Today we have a budget of around 150 million euros, with 3500 employees worldwide.
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JOB DESCRIPTION :
Reporting to the WISH2ACTION Project Manager and in collaboration with HQ services, the Service contracts expert ensures the efficient management of service contracts of the WISH2ACTION coordination team based in Uganda (international and national consultancies).
Due to covid-19, many activities and assignments have been put on hold or postponed. As the restrictions are eased in most countries, some processes have to be launched and followed-up. Though, with the accumulated delays, many procurement and logistic processes have to be launched and followed-up at the same time, with almost no flexibility on deadlines and a reduced support on logistics. The fact that these processes have to be launched at the same time represent a huge workload which weighs on the WISH2ACTION coordination team. A punctual support on logistic is required in order to ease these processes, manage and coordinate the procurements with the coordination team - HQ - the interested consultancy firms as well as strengthening the capacities of the logistic officer on HI’s processes and tools.
The objective of the assignment is to manage WISH2ACTION service contracts : 2 ongoing contracts, 1 under selection process, 3 to be launched : Support to ToRs writing, publication, support to selection process, support to contractualization, process documentation, insuring communication with focal persons and applicants.
PROFILE SOUGHT :
(policies, directives, standards)
HI’s vision, mandate, values and strategy
Donor frameworks and rules
Command of French and English
Command of IT tools (including advance-level Excel and Word
Procurement processes, especially calls for tender and contract follow-up
Practice of supply chain professions in a humanitarian environment, procurement in particular
Team leading and mobilisation
Good reaction capacities
Excellent interpersonal skills
Able to manage stress
Able to work as part of multicultural and multi-disciplinary teams