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

Details

  • Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Date Posted: April 4, 2017
  • Application Deadline: Open until filled
  • Job Type: Full-time

Summary

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

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 e-procurement component of the program, including offering e-procurement solutions and promoting international best practice;
  • Design and oversee a robust training program for public sector officials as well as civil society representatives; 
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive technology plan for the eProcurement component;  
  • 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; 
  • Liaise with Ukrainian government stakeholders, work groups and expert committees regarding eProcurement reforms;
  • Prepare regular internal and donor reports on eProcurement activities;
  • Participate in regular coordination and partner meetings;
  • Develop and implement the TAPAS eProcurement Component annual work plans, budget and the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning plan. 

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Master’s degree in computer science, business management or administration 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;  
  • Strong project management skills with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and develop staff, manage budgets, and plan strategically and creatively to meet specified objectives; 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ukraine’s political context, state procurement processes and its technological advances, civil society organizations, and government service delivery preferred;
  • Excellent speaking, writing, reporting and other communications skills in English; advanced proficiency in Ukrainian preferred.

 

Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@eurasia.org with "eProcurement" in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

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

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