Procurement Officer, Myanmar (MYA-PROC-0023)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
Burma
Location
Rangoon
Department
Finance
Job Category
Procurement
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Contract: Indefinite | Location: Yangon, Myanmar | Salary: Pay band 5 (from USD 1,065 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 18 August 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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Procurement Officer, Myanmar (MYA-PROC-0023)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The procurement team are responsible for strategic procurement across the organisation. The function is also responsible for the standards associated with supplier management and manages a number of large contracts for the supply of goods and services. The vision is to establish a globally aligned Procurement function, equipped with the necessary skills and tools alongside a clear remit to deliver better value for money.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

You will provide the best possible value and outcomes in procurement which covers procurement in goods, services, equipment and stationery and asset/equipment for resale. You should be able to adept in analysing the needs of the company and possible choices for purchase to meet these needs at the best prices possible while taking into account quality.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You will be able to ensure that the delivery of purchases meets the needs of the company without causing shortages or excessive surpluses. This position is important to gauge what levels must be kept of purchases to ensure consistent resource availability and performance.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You should a degree in Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent with at least five years of working experience in commercial industry. Direct experience and good understanding in purchasing policy and system would be advantageous.

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- Enjoy more than 20 days of Annual leave
- Annual bonus scheme

 

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ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

 

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