OPERATIONS AND PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

  DAI
Bachelor's Degree   Balkh, Afghanistan Full Time 747
Date Posted:Mar 25, 2020
Reference:DAI/ACEBA
Closing Date:Apr 8, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Business Administration
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:NTA, Grade D
Years of Experience:4 - 7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About DAI:

Founded:  

BACKGROUND:

DAI is implementing the USAID funded Afghanistan Competitiveness of Export-Oriented Businesses Activity (ACEBA) Program. The objective of this program is to enhance capacities of Afghan exporters and micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) associated with export-oriented value chains, such as carpets, marble and granite, precious stones and jewelry, textiles, and cashmere as a means of promoting sustainable economic growth and increasing employment.


Job Summary:

PURPOSE

The Regional Operations & Procurement Specialist is responsible for ensuring project procurement of goods and operations services are achieved according to WIE policies and procedures.  


Skills Required:

Interpersonal SkillsEffective Organizational and Administrative Skills

Skills Description:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent computer, interpersonal and organizational skills


Duties & Responsibilities:

OBJECTIVE AND DUTIES: 

The Regional Operations & Procurement Specialist supports the operations in the following functions, but not limited to:


• Manage project operations procurement and ensure compliance with ACEBA policies and procedures,

• Prepare staff travel and/or lodging documentation for processing of invoice payments, 

• Assist in making reservations for accommodation and/or flights, 

• Coordinate all refreshments for meetings and trainings, 

• Assist with data entry and record management for all aspects of operations department’s administration,

• Assist in maintaining office and supplies, ordering replacements and ensuring accurate completion of the stock records, 

• Submit requisitions

• Assist with tagging of assets and related paperwork/filing for inventory management

• Coordinate facilities services such as vehicle licenses, generator repairs and facilities maintenance, 

• Manage vendor relationships, contacts, and pre-qualifications lists,

• Facilitate efficient and timely procurement of goods and services, 

• Obtains product/pricing information from vendors which is used in sourcing and contracting decisions, 

• Facilitates the timely receipt of requested goods/services, 

• Monitor/audit the receipt of goods and services, 

• Carry out other procurement functions as required, 

• Support the management of facilities staff, including maintenance staff, cleaners, cooks, and laundry staff, 

• Perform other tasks assigned by supervisor.


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Balkh

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: 

• Bachelor’s degree at minimum.

Work Experience: 

• Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience or over all 7 years’ experience

• Experience working on USAID-funded project and with international organization is an advantage 

Other Skills:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent computer, interpersonal and organizational skills

Languages:

• Fluency in English, Dari and Pashto

REPORTING: 

The Operations and Procurement Specialist is based in Mazar-i-Sharif regional office and reports to the Regional Export Acceleration Director  


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