Procurement Specialist – Consultant, The Hague, Netherlands

International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP)

ICMP The Hague, Netherlands

Position Background

ICMP is seeking to engage a home-based procurement specialist for an estimate period of up to 18 days to review and update procurement policies and practices regarding the implementation of a grant award provided to ICMP by the German Federal Foreign Office (FFO). Under this grant ICMP is set to upgrade and enhance its DNA and technical capabilities and ensure sustainable access to its state-of-the-art Human Identification (HID) Laboratory DNA testing capacities and a DNA-led, data driven approach to large-scale identifications. The grant will have a strong impact on ICMP’s assistance to Ukraine in the search and identification of the large number of missing persons as a consequence of the ongoing war in the country.

The position will report to the Program Manager for the German Federal Foreign Officer grant.

Key duties and deliverables

  • Review of current ICMP procurement policies and practices as compared to current best practice in similar organizations
  • Provide input into the drafting of new procurement policy and associated guidance relating to the following:

    • Tender process under 2,500 USD
    • Tender process above 2,500 USD – 50,000 USD and Tender process above 50,000 USD
    • Bid documents

    • Technical Bid documents for lab equipment and services
    • Sole source procurement with clear definition, approval levels and rational for sole source
    • Yearly procurement plans- template

3. To provide assistance to the Director Corporate Services with rolling out new procurement policies and practices within ICMP Corporate Services and across ICMP, with the aim of increasing effectiveness and efficiency for the Ukraine project.

Key skills/qualifications (i.e. computer skills, language skills)

  • Fluency in English, computer and IT skills
  • Proven experience in reviewing and drafting procurement policies and implementation
  • Extensive work experience with organizations comparable to ICMP
  • Willingness to potentially work evenings and weekends; access to a reliable internet connection/computer with audio and video capabilities
  • Available during the following hours: 9 am – 6 pm CET.

Deliverables and Payment Schedule

Deliverables are due by December 31, 2022.

Payment will be made within thirty (30) days of ICMP approving the invoice for payment by bank transfer.

Review of applications will begin on 19 December 2022.

ICMP is committed to maintaining an environment of mutual respect, where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. ICMP believes that diversity and inclusion among our staff are critical to our success as a global organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals from a thoroughly diverse range of candidates. ICMP is proud to be part of the International Gender Champions network.

ICMP may cancel a recruitment without notice, or may decide to offer a position with different duties and/or contract length.

ICMP does not request payment during any stage of the selection process.

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