Procurement Officer at Jhpiego - John Hopkins University

Procurement Officer at Jhpiego – John Hopkins University

Job Features

Job FieldProcurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain
Job TypeFull-Time
EducationBA/BSc/HND
LocationAbuja FCT
Experience4 - 6 years

Job Summary

  • The Procurement Officer is responsible for all procurement conducted by the Country office. The Procurement Officer is responsible for planning and managing the successful procurement, 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Required Qualifications

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using “Position & Location” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • CV and Cover Letter as ONE SINGLE WORD document
  • The title/subject of your email and application should be the position you are applying for.
  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
  • We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview
  • Any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Nigeria.
  • JHU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • For further information about Jhpiego, please visit our website at www.jhpiego.org

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