Procurement Officer Job at UNON

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Applications have closed

Website United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

The UNON has published a job vacancy announcement on 10th May 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Procurement Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Office at Nairobi
Position Procurement Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post 22
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Seven years
Application Deadline 8th June 2022

UNON Job Vacancy 2022

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a senior procurement and contracting expert with responsibility for the world-wide procurement of a wide variety of supplies and services associated with highly complex (technically and legally) contracts and procurement activities; may lead procurement work for a segment of a central or large peace-keeping program.
  • Provides technical advice on procurement activities to officials of substantive units during all phases of the procurement cycle.
  • Analyzes and evaluates procurement requests and ensures appropriateness of technical specifications.
  • Develops new tactical approaches to contracts, as well as new methods for their application, based on market research.
  • Contributes to development of institutional procurement policies and procedures; develops standards and criteria for the evaluation of goods, services, supplier capacity, etc.
  • Maintains under constant examination production patterns in exporting countries; evaluates the productive capacities and performance of manufacturers to identify supply sources.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: PROCUREMENT OFFICER (Project Post), P4
  • Department/Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 10 May 2022 – 08 June 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Procurement-UNON-174929-R-Nairobi (E)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in supply chain management, procurement, business administration, commerce, engineering, law or related fields is required. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying years of experience may accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) Level 4 or equivalent certification is desirable.


  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in procurement, contract management, administration or related area is required.
  • Experience in handling procurement of construction services for building, facilities and capital improvement /infrastructure projects or related scope is desirable.
  • Direct experience in supervising a procurement team that manages the acquisition of goods/services is desirable.
  • Experience working with a Systems, Application and Products (SAP) system or another Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is desirable.

How to Apply UNON Procurement Officer Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 8th June 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.