CAD is hiring again! Procurement and Knowledge Management Coordination

Looking for a career and the opportunity to make a difference while creating social value?

You might be interested in this opportunity at GlobalCAD, which is looking for a procurement and knowledge management coordinator. As post holder, you will be a core member of the management team, providing the critical and creative skills needed for the management of project acquisition, as well as monitoring performance.

Specific Responsibilities:

You will coordinate CAD’s procurement team for implementing projects in the area of development.

You will be also responsible for systematizing and managing protocols, guidelines, formats, and knowledge products developed by CAD in order to increase our impact in the development sector.

This includes:

> Active research identifying potential projects as well as the creation of partnerships for development opportunities

> Being the main responsible for the design and preparation of proposals

> Manage research on specific demands piloting innovative new ideas and monitoring CAD’s performance on such issues.

Furthermore, creative and effective management of CAD’s knowledge products will be indispensable to guarantee effectiveness, communication and transparency of the organization.


> Master’s degree in social sciences.

Experience managing procurement processes with EU (H2020), UN and other international organizations.

Experience in knowledge and information management and database design.

Experience with assessment and survey design, business process analysis and project plan development.

Ability to work independently with a results orientation framework.

Excel in written and verbal communication in English and Spanish.

French, Catalan and other languages will be valued.

Terms of conditions:

Start: May 2018.

Duration: 12 months.

Dedication: To be determined. 20-40 hours/ week.

City: Barcelona

Compensation: Compensation will be offered in line with dedication and experience.

CAD cares about its team members’ development and success. All employees are expected to be fulfilled through their work and their contribution to sustainable solutions to human development needs.

If interested, send your CV and motivation letter in English to before April 16th.

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About the Organization

The Center of Partnerships for Development (CAD) is a global network of experts committed to human and sustainable development sharing the common belief that promoting partnerships is a necessity if we are to find innovative and durable solutions to global challenges. CAD services include research, strategic advice, technical support, training and capacity building in the areas of cross-sector partnerships, promoting SMEs and inclusive business, green economy and climate change, and aid efficiency and evaluation.

The team has long-standing work experience with a variety of clients including international organizations, governments and bilateral development agencies, non-governmental organizations, private and philanthropic organizations. One of CAD´s key area of expertise is results-oriented gathering and management of information, identification of stakeholders and development of comprehensive action plans, and evaluation & monitoring. Experts have more than 20 years of experience in developing monitoring and evaluation mechanisms for international cooperation projects and programmes.