|Published||August 31, 2022|
|Job Type||Full Time|
The Procurement Officer is supporting all procurement conducted by the Country office. The Procurement Officer will be working closely with program and administrative support staffs, and backstopping program and administrative staffs in field offices. The Procurement Officer reports to and is supervised directly by the Procurement Manager. S/he works closely with administrative and finance staffs at the home and field offices.
Working with program and technical staffs to plan all procurements.
Receive and process order from field and country office team
Specifying and selecting commodities and products including lab products, entomological supplies, vehicles, office equipment and supplies, etc.
Preparing and issuing bid documentation to qualified vendors
Managing quality assurance procedures in conformity with donor requirements
Negotiating price and payment terms
Managing procurement request/authorization processes
Managing bid review and selection process
Managing purchases, payment (in conjunction with the finance department), logistics planning and follow-up
Manage automated procurement tracking system and processes and ensuring that up-to-date procurement documentation.
Ensure that paper-based filing system is kept current.
At least 4 -6 years of work experience within a well-structured organization. Technical knowledge of procurement and logistics management. Experience would preferably include work with INGOs involved in health-related projects e.g. Malaria and HIV.
B.Sc. Business Administration/Business Management, Finance, Economics or related field. MBA or relevant professional certification in procurement, logistics and supply chain would be an added advantage.
Experience in procurement planning, market intelligence, vendors due diligence, competitive bidding processes, contract formulation, review of commitments, and logistics management.
Knowledge of USAID procurement rules and regulations, or other international donor agencies.
Very strong computer skills particularly in Excel and other Microsoft Office program and complex spreadsheet application development skills a plus.
Familiarity with and experience in using off-the-shelf or custom-developed procurement and inventory management software.
Experience or willingness to use computer-assisted task planning and monitoring systems and procedures (e.g. in Outlook, SharePoint or other).
Strong oral and written communication.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to follow-up.
Demonstrated ability to multitask.
Team player, but with ability to work independently without close supervision
Interested candidates can send their CVs