Procurement Officer at Jhpiego Nigeria


Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Job ID: 2022-4733
Location: Abuja
Employment Status: Full-Time

Overview

  • 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.

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 in Business Administration / Business Management, Finance, Economics or a related field.
  • MBA or relevant professional certification in procurement, logistics and supply chain would be an added advantage.
  • 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

Salary Range
N638,000 – N721,000 Monthly (Gross).

Benefits:
Jhpiego offers a comprehensive employee benefits package including:

  • Medical and dental plans
  • Paid vacation
  • Holidays and sick leave
  • Personal accident insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Education assistance plan and more.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

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