eProcurement Team Lead – Transparency and Accountability in Public Administration and Services (TAPAS)

Details

  • Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Date Posted: February 1, 2017
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Job Type: Full-time

Summary

Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US-based international development organization promoting good governance and civil society development, is accepting applications for eProcurement Team Lead for the USAID- and UK aid-funded Transparency and Accountability in Public Administration and Services (TAPAS) Activity. 

The purpose of TAPAS is to financially support Ukrainian citizens and the Government of Ukraine in reducing or eliminating corruption in key public administration functions and services and build trust of Ukrainians in their government based on demonstrated transparency, accountability and improved services. The activity will focus on three areas: 1) large scale use of electronic procurement in Ukraine; 2) an effective Open Data program; and 3) transparent and efficient public services in the form of eServices.

Duties

  • Provide technical leadership for the eProcurement component of the Activity, including offering eProcurement solutions and promoting international best practice;Design and oversee a robust training program for public sector officials as well as civil society representatives; 
  • Contribute to the development of normative acts and analyze and document best practices to ensure wide-scale implementation of electronic procurement in Ukraine; 
  • Manage a medium-sized team of staff and short-term consultants; 
  • Contribute to annual work plans and to program monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

 

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business management, administration or procurement required;
  • A combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience in eProcurement system implementation may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree; 
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience with implementing eProcurement systems, preferably in the Central and Eastern Europe region; 
  • Demonstrated understanding of the technology issues related to eProcurement as well as the required legislation, policy and practices for successful implementation of wide-scale eProcurement reform; 
  • Experience working with national, regional and municipal-level governments;  
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and develop staff, manage budgets, and plan strategically and creatively to meet specified objectives; 
  • Experience working in Eastern Europe strongly desired; knowledge of Ukraine’s political context, state procurement processes, civil society organizations, and government service delivery preferred;
  • Written and spoken Ukrainian and English fluency required. 

 

Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@eurasia.org with "eProcurement" in the subject line. 

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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