Descripción de la oferta

Requisitos

  • Sin Experiencia
  • Sin estudios
  • Salario a negociar
  • Santiago

Descripción

Within the Directorate of Administration, the Contracts and Procurement Department is responsible for and executes the procurement process. This is done within the framework of the Organisation’s policy for awarding contracts for supplies and services, specified in the Financial Rules and Regulations and in the Procurement Rules and Regulations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will become part of the Contract and Procurement Group in Santiago (Chile) and will be responsible for the management of the entire procurement cycle for a very broad range of goods and services, from items and services of common use for ESO sites in Chile to technical and scientific equipment and services for construction, operation and maintenance of ESO’s Observatories. He/she will work in close collaboration with the users in the Departments and Project teams of ESO in Chile to identify and implement the most efficient procurement solutions in compliance with the procurement rules and regulations of the Organisation. The main focus will be on the lower value/fewer complex procurements. In particular he/she will:

• Review and discuss with users’ requests for purchases (including the requirements contained therein) to determine their adequacy and completeness and the appropriate procurement strategy;
• Identify the suppliers capable to supply the requested goods and services;
• Prepare the procurement documentation (Price inquiry etc.) and coordinate and document the procurement process through evaluation of the tenders, negotiation of the terms and conditions with the bidders, and award of the orders/contracts;
• Participate in the follow-up of orders/contracts; and
• Participate, as required, in the development of procedures and practices for procurements within the Organisation.

Key Competencies:

• Positive, proactive and flexible attitude to look into solutions for the presented problems taking into account the boundaries;
• Service and customer-oriented attitude;
• Good communication skills, being able to clarify PR’s and requirements with the user in a constructive way;
• Ability to work in an organised and accurate manner;
• Negotiation skills, being able to persuade the counterpart to agree on ESO favourable conditions at an operational level;
• Ability to understand technical and operational issues at a general level - why is a product or service needed and what are the consequences if it is not on time - in the right quality or else;
• Good judgment to know when the next higher level needs to be informed; and
• Good knowledge of Ms Word and Ms Excel.

Qualifications:
Technical studies (“Ingeniería en Ejecución” or similar) in a Business or Commercial field. University diploma is considered an advantage.

Language Skills:
Full command of English and Spanish (written as well as spoken).

Application:
To see the full vacancy notice and for ONLINE application, please visit the ESO Recruitment portal via the ESO Public website, "JOBS". Only applications submitted from the ESO portal will be considered as valid.

Applications must be completed in English and should include a motivation letter and CV.
• Positive, proactive and flexible attitude to look into solutions for the presented problems taking into account the boundaries;
• Service and customer-oriented attitude;
• Good communication skills, being able to clarify PR’s and requirements with the user in a constructive way;
• Ability to work in an organised and accurate manner;
• Negotiation skills, being able to persuade the counterpart to agree on ESO favourable conditions at an operational level;
• Ability to understand technical and operational issues at a general level - why is a product or service needed and what are the consequences if it is not on time - in the right quality or else;
• Good judgment to know when the next higher level needs to be informed; and
• Good knowledge of Ms Word and Ms Excel.

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