Procurement Officer - EUPM Moldova



Procurement Officer - EUPM Moldova

We are

The European Union Partnership Mission in the Republic of Moldova (EUPM Moldova), is part of the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), which enables the Union to take a leading role in peace-keeping operations, conflict prevention and in strengthening of international security. It is an integrated part of the EU's comprehensive approach towards crisis management, drawing on civilian experts as well as experts from the police and other areas.

EUPM Moldova was established on 24th April 2023 by the Council of the European Union in response to
a request from the Moldovan Government to the EU to support the Moldovan authorities in contribute to enhancing the resilience of the security sector of the Republic of Moldova in the areas of crisis management and hybrid threats, including cybersecurity and countering foreign information manipulation and interference.

EUPM Moldova Headquarters is currently located in Chisinau and is progressively increasing its presence in the host country. In this perspective, EUPM Moldova is looking for Local National Staff to support its operations in Moldova.

The EU strives for improved gender balance in CSDP operations in compliance with UNSCR 1325.

General Requirements & Eligibility

Applicants should:

  • Enjoy full civil rights and do not have criminal record (a certificate will be required before any employment offer);
  • Be in possession of Moldovan citizenship and/or of a valid residence and work permits according
  • to Moldovan laws;
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties relating to the post (a medical certificate will be required before any employment offer);
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed on him/her by the laws concerning military service.

Only applications provided on the official EUPM Moldova application form will be accepted (please download it from this website)
The application form must be filled in English
Application form to be submitted in as a MS Word document (No PDF or JPEG will be accepted).
Rename the file with the post number, name: e.g. MDAL03_Family name _First name.
Application submission deadline: May 13th 2024, 17:00 Chisinau time.
Submitted files will not be returned.

EUPM Moldova retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description.

E-mail Address to send the Job Application Form to: recruitment@eupm-moldova.eu

Information: For more information relating to selection and recruitment, please contact EUPM Moldova: recruitment@eupm-moldova.eu

Position Code: MDAL 09
Position Title: Procurement Officer
Department/Unit: Mission Support Department/Procurement Unit
Location: Chișinău
Post Group (Local Staff): II

The Procurement Officer will report to the (international) Procurement Officer(s). As part of the Procurement Unit, s/he will contribute to the efficient and effective implementation of the procurement tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Procurement Officer will be required, in accordance with the EUPM Moldova mandate, Code of Conduct and the General Service Conditions for locally recruited staff, to perform the following tasks:

  • Assist the Procurement Officer(s) with contracting and procurement issues and drafting of procurement documents;
  • Use legally established professional, transparent and competitive procurement policies and procedures in accordance with EU legislation and regulations to ensure that the best value for money is obtained;
  • Make pre-selection of local suppliers as required in purchase orders, be point of contact with them in procurement procedures;
  • Maintain updated database of suppliers and ensure that all required documentation of the suppliers is kept updated accordingly;
  • Provide assistance to the Mission members related with all contracting and procurement matters;
  • Translate procurement related documents from the local language to English and vice versa;
  • Handle all information with utmost confidentiality and discretion;
  • Perform any other tasks as requested by the Line Managers.

Qualifications and experience

Eligibility criteria:

  • Enjoy full civil rights and do not have criminal record;
  • Be in possession of Moldovan citizenship and/or of a (still) valid residence and work permits according to Moldovan laws;
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties relating to the post;
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed on him/her by the laws concerning military service;
  • After having obtained the secondary education diploma, at least two (2) years of relevant and proven full-time professional experience;

Essential criteria:

  • Be physically fit to perform the duties relating to the post;
  • Professional fluency in English and Romanian languages, both oral and written;
  • Very good knowledge and experience of Office Suite Package;
  • Knowledge of public procurement principles and prior procurement-related experience in public sector or within public-funded organisations or projects;
  • Very good analytical and organisational skills.

Additional advantageous assets:

  • Professional experience in a EU and/or International environment;
  • Experience of working in an intercultural environment, with respect for diversity;
  • Professional qualification in Procurement management.

Personality assets:

  • Strong integrity;
  • Strong commitment to employer’s policies and respect for the organisation’s workflows and hierarchy;
  • Strong sense of initiative, responsibility and autonomy;
  • Ability to build productive and cooperative working relationships with other staff members,
  • Ability to work methodically, accurately and with attention to detail as well as to tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work on a multitude of activities at the same time and with limited supervision;
  • Ability to work independently and harmoniously with colleagues and as part of a team, with respect to diversity;
  • Ability to focus on priorities, to monitor and evaluate procedures and processes;
  • Ability to deliver work on time and to agreed standards, even under pressure;
  • Punctuality, commitment to quality, ability to perform under stress, attention to detail, solid work ethics, willingness to work flexible working hours and still deal helpfully and courteously with all contacts.

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