Procurement Assistant

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University of the South Pacific
  • Post Date: January 3, 2023
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Job Overview

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity is available for a Procurement Assistant to join the Procurement Unit within the Finance Section. Under the guidance of the Deputy Procurement Manager, the appointee will be primarily responsible for providing administrative support to the Procurement Unit and is responsible for performing all administrative clerical duties relating to organizing and coordinating procurement activities, review and distribution of information and providing overall assistance in the day-to-day general operations of the Unit; This entails procurement and purchase order management, and procurement systems support.

The Person we Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

  • Completion of a Diploma in Business Studies/Management/ Office Administration or equivalent with one (1) year of relevant work-related experience; or
  • Certificate level qualification with 3 years post-certificate relevant work experience; or
  • Completion of a post-trades certificate or advanced certificate and five (5) years of relevant experience and where required be a licensed professional; or
  • An equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and experience in handling web-based management systems;
  • Ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines;
  • Ability to gather and analyze data for correspondence and reports;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of purchasing;
  • Considerable knowledge of university regulations and procedures relating to customs clearance and procurement;
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with regulations and established policy.

Enquiries and further information: Ms Lusiani Biukoto Executive Officer Finance Section. Email: [email protected] Phone: (679) 32 32797

The position is available for a term of three years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.

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