Admin and Procurement Officer
VSO Nepal
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Admin and Procurement Officer

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Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Salary: As per organization rule
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Full Time: 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 9 Jan 2020

Role overview

Support and oversee all procurement activities and other operational responsibilities (Inventory, Logistics including event management). Provide advice, assistance and follow-up on procurement process and procedures ensuring policies of VSO, related donors and partners.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

Essential:

  • General: 2-3 years of working experience in similar position with at least Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or other relevant field
  • People Management: Ability to support others
  • Inter-cultural Competence: Ability to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds with commitment to diversity. Ability to build partnerships and relationships in a multi-cultural environment with demonstrable commitment to delivering excellent customer service
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communications in English and local languages and ability to interact effectively with international and national staff
  • Organization and Problem Solving: Ability to manage conflicting priorities in a complex and fast changing environment, work on own initiative and problem solving with solution focus. Ability to carry multi-task and analyze information into action to conduct program activities timely
  • Flexibility to adapt to new situations, with a positive attitude to working in an international organization. Able to travel occasionally and spend time away from base and home

Reporting: Show attentiveness to work, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.

Financial Management: General understanding of financial management policy and procedures
Information Technology: Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet) and with a full knowledge of office applications
Travel requirement: Able to travel in a rural area in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home

Commitment to VSO’s mission, values, People First principles and core approaches (Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability, and Resilience).

VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy.

Desirable:

  • Experience working with international NGO
  • Experience of working with volunteers

Competencies and Behaviour

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Financial and Risk Management: Sound knowledge of financial and risk management skills

Information Technology: Good level of computer skills (Windows, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook, Internet).

Travel requirement: Able to travel in country and internationally occasionally and spend time away from work- base location and home.

Commitment to VSO’s mission, values, People First principles and core approaches (Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability, and Resilience).

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities: VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

Eligibility: Nepalese
Contract: National

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Applying Procedure

If you’re interested in applying for this role, Please fill in the application form at https://www.vsointernational.org/about/careers/admin-and-procurement-officer-a0m3z00000d59xeaaj

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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