|Date Posted:||Feb 9, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Feb 24, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||false|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
The Procurement Officer is responsible for overseeing procurement aspects of Mercy Corpsâ€™ logistic operation. Working closely with Program, Administration, Finance and Logistics the Procurement Officer is instrumental in supporting program activities through his/her services.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Daily coordination of MC procurement activities;
ï‚§ Has a full understanding of MC procurement policies and formats. Assists, as needed in training staff on these policies;
ï‚§ Assist Program and operational personnel in regular procurement planning meetings.
ï‚§ Assists staff as needed on creating clear and understandable purchase requests and other documentation;
ï‚§ Collects quotations and bids from the market for PR-s as assigned by manager â€“ as per Mercy Corps standards and formats;
ï‚§ Interact with contractors, in coordination with the Program and Logistics Manager;
ï‚§ Prepare the required documentation of supplies and transactions are completed to MC standards.
ï‚§ Preparation of status reports on deliveries for P and L and office Management and recipient of supplies. Assist in the maintenance of thorough procurement files as outlined in the MC procurement policy;
ï‚§ Assist the P and L management and office staff with procurement activities, as required;
ï‚§ Assists P and L Management with asset management. Identify assets during the course of procurement and notify ï‚§the Asset Controller on receipts of assets.
ï‚§ The Procurement Officer will conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
ï‚§ Other duties as assigned
Degree in a relevant business field is desired. 2-3 years of experience in large scale supply chain management; Strong organizational skills; ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel. Excellent oral and written English skills. High computer skills on MS Office programs, especially in MS Excel. A demonstrated ability to multi-task and process information into action as to not delay program activities. A clear understanding of procurement ethics and donor compliance is essential.
â€¢ Conscientious with an excellent sense of judgment
â€¢ Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks
â€¢ Willingness and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people
â€¢ Ability to work as part of a team and coordinate with project personnel
â€¢ Good spoken and written English
â€¢ Computer literate and strong organizational skills.