• World Food Programme (WFP) – Laureati in Economia, Giurisprudenza, Ingegneria

Procurement Officer P4 (Abuja, Nigeria) - Fixed term contract

Pubblicato il 18/09/2018

Tipo di Laurea: Economia, Ingegneria, Giurisprudenza


The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide.   Every year, WFP’s team of procurement experts source food, goods and services across international, regional and local markets to meet the needs of WFP’s operations and the people it services. To fulfil its mandate to combat hunger, WFP buys more than 2 million metric tons of foodstuffs annually – mainly cereals, pulses and specialized nutritious foods – for a value of over US$1 billion.

WFP is currently seeking candidates with relevant expertise and experience in the procurement of food commodities, good and services to fill the position of Procurement Officer P4 level working with the WFP Nigeria operation, based in Abuja.

WFP provides an apt platform for procurement professionals seeking highly rewarding career opportunities.  A job tenure with us is an exciting adventure which involves working in line management positions in any of our country offices and at the headquarters in Rome.  Staff have an enviable career path where their knowledge and skills are enhanced in diverse areas across the supply chain function.  We welcome you to be part of this exhilarating journey to facilitate humanitarian assistance to the world’s vulnerable populations.


Strategic and proactive procurement of food commodities, goods and services, in partnership with the key supply chain functions to ensure an integrated supply chain approach to meeting the food assistance needs of beneficiaries. Contribution to the achievement of core WFP supply Chain Objectives including efficiency gains and cost savings.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Participate in the development and implementation of country sourcing strategies or specialist procurement initiatives that support effective and cost optimising purchase decisions.
  • Lead the implementation of highly complex procurement projects in COs to ensure successful procurement of food and non-food commodities or services, ensuring a strategic, forward purchasing approach to procurement, following best-practice and in compliance with wider WFP policies, standards and regulations.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all relevant suppliers in order to improve service delivery and resolve supplier related issues.
  • Manage and coordinate effective relationships with inspection and superintendent firms to ensure quality control, specification conformity, volume assessment, monitoring and verification of deliveries.
  • Work in close collaboration with senior cross functional colleagues to align procurement activities and promote an integrated supply-chain approach to food assistance.
  • Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely reports of procurement activities to contribute to a WFP wide view that enables informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders leading to performance optimization.
  • Manage or oversee all auditing of procurement activities ensuring recommendations are responded to appropriately to ensure conformity with compliance rules.
  • Lead and motivate a large or highly specialized procurement team providing coaching, training and guidance as required to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to WFP staff and external partners and governments, building capacity to take a strategic and proactive approach to the procurement of food and non-food commodities and services.
  • Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives in all areas of work, to ensure equal participation of women and men.
  • Contribute to preparedness actions, providing technical recommendations and guidance and monitor the management of procurement specific risks.
  • Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.


  • Advanced University degree in Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, Engineering, Legal or Accounting or other relevant field, or First University degree with an additional relevant work experience and/or training/courses.
  • Language: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese


  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in procurement
  • Experience managing the physical purchase of commodities/goods/services in complex situations (e.g., market evaluations, assessing vendors, evaluating offers and making recommendations).
  • Experience in coordinating supply chain operations (including procurement of food, goods, and services, including budgeting and integrated supply chain planning
  • Experience managing suppliers including but not limited to wholesalers, traders and retailers.
  • Experience supervising medium numbers of staff
  • Experience communicating and coordinating with UN agencies or large international conglomerates
  • Experience in servicing client units or client offices
  • Experience of Vendor Management.


Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term as well as rotational contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more details please visit icsc.un.org


30 September 2018

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• Aptar Italia SpA – Laureati in Economia, Giurisprudenza, Ingegneria

Project Management and integration with Finance Processes - Internship

Pubblicato il 05/04/2018

Tipo di Laurea: Economia e Ingegneria

Primary goal of the IS Competency Center Team is to ensure a full Process Governance around the processes and the related tools that the Group is working with, at World Wide level, in order to manage, keep, develop the Aptar Core Business.

As IS Finance, HR and Project Competency Center Team, our mission is to guarantee the coherence and the sustainability of all the tools included in our area of responsibility, investigate on possible evolution of processes and new technologies, keep the Business alignment, manage the relationship with our stakeholders, internally and externally, be an active part in all the projects within the area

We are looking for talented resources that can let the team grow more, empower the knowledge, represent the evolution of the team.

Job description

  • Stage of 6/12 months (reimbursed)
  • Site: Aptar Chieti
  • Department: IS
  • Position: Business Analyst
  • Education: Economics or Engineering studies (completed or close to completion)

Job Purpose

  • He/she will provide his/her knowledge to support the end-to-end delivery of IS global application Projects and tools changes.

Within this role, he/she will be involved in building, developing and maintaining strategic competencies to design, implement and maintain value added processes, functionalities and applications within IS applications like Planisware, SAP (specifically Finance) and some other minor applications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Involvement in design of Project Management Processes overview and support, in line with Business requirement
  • Involvement in implementation of the processes within the integrated tools
  • Support of Best Practices within the group

It is requested:

  • Fluent English spoken and written
  • Knowledge of Office Suite
  • Ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Multicultural approach
  • Spirit of initiative
  • Any other spoken language is a plus

To apply please send your cv to: sara.martignetti@aptar.com

Junior IS Purchaser - Fixed Term Contract

Pubblicato il 05/04/2018

Tipo di Laurea: Economia, Ingegneria e Giurisprudenza

In the context of Aptar Procurement Transformation, the Junior IS Purchaser will support IS Global Category Manager to lead the strategic sourcing activities for Information Technology spend categories such as Client Services, Software Licensing, Maintenance, professional fees, telecommunication.

The position reports directly to the IS Global Category Manager.


  • Support IS Category Manager to develops IS sourcing strategies for relevant sub-categories (sourcing strategy)
  • Participates in the development of specification for services, equipment etc.
  • Supports and leads contract negotiation with suppliers (contract negotiation)
  • Reviews, develops, maintain and implements purchasing & contracts management, instructions, policies and procedures (purchasing process)
  • Maintains all relevant Aptar IS contracts in accordance with Aptar IS policies (contract management)


  • Perform detailed work related to purchasing with judgment, accuracy, confidentiality and promptness.
  • Maintain and prepare records, files and reports.
  • Communicate effectively in English
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.


  • Experienced profile in Sourcing IT goods and services.
  • Degree / MBA: Economics, Law, Engineering
  • Good Knowledge of English language
  • Basic understanding of Business Process Management

To apply please send your cv to: sara.martignetti@aptar.com