IMPR Humanitarian is looking for Consultant for Development of Procurement Policy


Consultant for Development of Procurement Policy

September 2016

Terms of Reference

IMPR Humanitarian, is a non-governmental and humanitarian aid organization which mainly aims at meeting basic needs and improving living conditions of the individuals and communities who are affected by humanitarian crisis, conflicts, human rights violations and natural disasters.

IMPR Humanitarian continues its works at national and international level within principles of non-discrimination, transparency, impartiality, and accountability, according to the international standards of humanitarian privacy. IMPR Humanitarian has a role in enhancing living conditions of crisis affected individuals and communities through activities and emergency responses carried out at national and international level.

IMPR Humanitarian, by carrying out field studies which regularly analyze the conditions of crisis affected people, and publishing situation reports; directs the attention of relevant organizations to crisis regions. IMPR Humanitarian, pursuant to the principles of non-discrimination, transparency, impartiality and accountability, adopts direct and quick response to the crisis affected individuals and communities, as the main principle.

Purpose of the consultancy: Procurement is defined as the procedure required from the identification of a requirement, whether it is for goods, services or works, to the filling of that requirement. IMPR Humanitarian already has its own procurement policy and documentation system which has been approved international non-governmental institutions and other humanitarian communities. Its standards have been developed based upon the experience during over 3 years. The purpose of this assignment is to develop the procurement policy of IMPR Humanitarian in line of UN agencies’ and other international humanitarian communities’ minimum standards on procurement.

Specific Tasks to be performed by the Consultant:

  1. Reviewing the IMPR Humanitarian’s documents on procurement and adopting those to the international standards.
  2. Describing the principles, policies and general procedures of IMPR Humanitarian for the procurement of humanitarian supplies and services
  3. Identifying main principles of procurement
  4. Reviewing procurement process and identifying responsibilities
  5. Developing basic control measures and reporting templates
  6. Assessing the appropriate procurement procedures
  7. Standardizing regulations on procurements
  8. Training of logistics and procurement team of IMPR Humanitarian on developed procedures.

Outcomes of the Consultancy:

The main outcome of the consultant’s work is to direct, modify and produces a procurement policy of IMPR Humanitarian. The consultancy will include meetings and trainings with relevant staff, and other relevant stakeholders. The consultancy should have sustainable outputs on implementation.

  1. Meeting internally with Executive Director, Programme Manager, HoFA, Project Managers, Procurement staff.
  2. Meeting externally IMPR Humanitarian’s donors and partners to understand requirements
  3. Assessing the relevant tools and documents and suggesting required changes
  4. Finalizing IMPR Humanitarian Procurement Policy in line of required minimum standards recognized by international humanitarian community and UN agencies.
  5. Training of relevant teams
  6. Observing and reporting the implementation of procurement policy

Lines of Communication: The consultant will report to Executive Director of IMPR Humanitarian and will work closely with the Programme Manager, HoFA, Project Managers, Procurement staff. As well, the consultant will collaborate with relevant staff from the Southeast operation team as necessary and its partner.

Timeframe: Starting as soon as possible (ideally by 25th September 2016) and completing on approximately 25th October 2016 (submission date of the bid)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in Logistics, Business Management, Economics and other closely relevant fields.
  • Relevant professional experience of not less than 5 (years) years.
  • Familiarity/prior experience with Humanitarian/NGO sector and UN agencies would be an advantage.
  • Having knowledge of procurement policy and guidelines of UN agencies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to coordinate work with relevant teams.
  • Ability to multitask and maintain positive and professional under stressful situation
  • Flexibility to prioritize and manage different tasks duly and effectively.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English and Turkish.
  • Computer/IT literacy (Particularly Microsoft Office programs).

Application & Deadline:

Interested consultants should send the following documentation to on or before 5:00 PM, September 18, 2016:

  • Cover letter including details of the cost breakups inclusive of all applicable taxes (the cost of travel, accommodation, etc will be provided by Concern as per our procedures);
  • Profile of consultant highlighting its experience with copies of previous contracts/ToRs;
  • Applications should include a detailed CV

Interested applicants can email

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