Health / Medical

Procurement Assistant – GS6 at World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Procurement Assistant – GS6

Reference No: 2107032
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time
Organisation: AF_NGA Nigeria
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 6 months

Job Description
Under the general supervision of the WHO country representative and direct supervision of the Operations Officer, the incumbent will perform the following tasks;

  • Take minutes of meetings and other secretarial duties as may be required in the unit.
  • Make necessary arrangements for meetings as may be required.
  • Maintains records and files for the unit as may be necessary.
  • Dispatch requests for quotations to vendors and follow up on response.
  • Quotations pick-up
  • Upload names of vendors in the database.
  • Prepare committal documents in GSM
  • Perform other duties as may be required.

Educational Qualifications

  • Essential: Completion of secondary school with training in general administrative practices with focus on Procurement
  • Desirable: University degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field and training in procurement/Supplies would be an asset.


  • Essential: 8 years of experience in administrative positions preferably in WHO or UN system with sound knowledge of its rules, regulations, procedures and practices related to the role.
  • Desirable: WHO or UN agencies’ experience in procurement and supplies management would be an asset.


  • Communicating in a credible and effective way
  • Fosters integration and teamwork
  • Producing results
  • Moving forward in a changing environment
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources


  • English expert level required

IT Skills:

  • Work requires the use of word processing or other software packages, and standard office equipment. Formal or self-training in the use of standard office software.

Deadline: 22nd December, 2021 (11:59 PM)

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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