Local Procurement Specialist

  FLAG International
  Afghanistan Unspecified 404
Date Posted:Jul 8, 2010
Closing Date:Jul 14, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About FLAG International:


FLAG International Afghanistan (FIA) is an AISA registered non-governmental organization based in Kabul. FIA provides entrepreneurs, businesses and community groups with business planning, financial instruction and career training opportunities in order to maximize their economic, social and entrepreneurial potential. FIA is also a facilitating partner under the National Solidarity Program, which provides capacity building, infrastructure improvements and technical expertise to communities throughout Afghanistan. In addition, FIA is engaged in agricultural extension training in conjunction with the Ministry of Agriculture, Information and Livestock, engaging with farming communities on new agricultural methods, tools and techniques.

Job Summary:

Local Procurement Specialist

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Provide assistance to Chief Technical Advisor and Deputy Technical Advisor necessary to achieve project goals in a timely and efficient manner;
• Carry out all procurement and contract management-related procedures for the project;
• Ensure all procurement is conducted in accordance with the procurement procedures agreed on with the client and donor in a manner of economy, efficiency and transparency;
• Prepare, review and provide implementation guidance for a clear procurement plan and procurement monitoring plan for the Project;
• Manage other activities required under procurement processes;
• Maintain the procurement filing/record system in the office in a systematic and retrievable manner;
• Monitor and report the procurement implementation progress/status as required;
• Other responsibilities as needed;

Job Requirement:

• Bachelor degree in finance, business, economics, engineering, Agriculture or related fields from a recognized university;
• Three year(s) of procurement work experience required;
• Contract management work experience is preferred.
• Familiarity with IFAD, World Bank and/or ADB policies and Afghanistan is a plus;
• Fluency in written and spoken English is required

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