Procurement Officer

  AWEC
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1974
Date Posted:May 25, 2017
Reference:HRD-12-2017
Closing Date:Jun 7, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Logistics
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About AWEC:

Founded:  

The Afghan Women Educational Centre (AWEC) was established in 1991 by Afghan women living as refugees in Pakistan. Since 2003 it has been based in Kabul and works for the promotion of rights, self-sufficiency and empowerment among Afghan women and children through education, health, peace-building and socio-economic development projects. AWEC currently has projects in Kabul, Paktiya, Balkh, Faryab, Wordak and Islamabad.

Job Summary:

To ensure AWEC’s performance in its role as WLD partner with TT is of the desired quality, and aligned with AWEC principles and policies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Procurement Officer will manage a transparent, effective and efficient procurement process for all material resources, as well as a transparent, effective and efficient contracting process and provide day to day procurement support to the Jawana, Royesh and Scholarship activities in Kabul Herat, Balkh and Nangarhar provinces.


Thoroughly familiarize her/himself with the detailed procurement systems and procedures forthe management and procurement of goods and services;

Manage the Request For Quotations and bid analysis process in compliance with AWEC and Tetra Tech WLD procedures and USAID regulations;

Draft purchase orders and other compliance-related documents as needed;

Ensure that all local project procurement complies with AWEC and Tetra Tech WLD policies and procedures, FAR and all of the USAID, United States Government procurement rules and regulations

Assist Procurement/Admin Coordinator to review and draft Purchase Order agreements and other compliance related documents as needed, ensuring that all documents are in compliance with AWEC and Tetra Tech policies and procedures, and USAID rules and regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) requirements.

Assist Procurement/Admin Coordinator to manage, establish and maintain a clean, thorough filing system (electronic, paper, binder) for all procurement related documents. Ensure the management of all filing systems, binders, records, spreadsheets and documents are maintained audit ready at all times daily Assist with effective and efficient reception of goods;

Prepare required procurement documents utilizing standardized forms and templates for offers, proposals, bids, acquisitions, subcontracts and project internal supply, material, equipment requisitions.

Review project prepared procurement documents to ensure that all applicable policies and procedures are being adhered to for all procurement transactions;

Review solicited and unsolicited offers and quotations received to verify goods, quantities and services are reasonable and correct and comply with applicable USAID regulations;

Conduct a transparent evaluation of RFQ and fully comply with the AWEC and Tetra Tech WLD procurement evaluation process.

Draft purchase orders, bid matrix, technical and cost review documents, modifications, Memorandum of Record, prepare and document procurement issues and receipt documents, Request For Quotation, Negotiation Memorandums and Award Memorandums and other compliance-related documents as required

Coordinate and perform cost and technical reviews on received RFQ’s in coordination with the Procurement/Admin Coordinator

Support effective and efficient receipt and assignment of goods for internal and external audiences and purposes. Ensure receiving process and payment is accurate by matching documents with the purchase request, purchase order, and invoice.

Understand the Goods Deliverable Receipt (GDR) process requirement and how it impacts the procurement process. Ensure a GDR is completed for every invoice payment.

Maintain and augment a comprehensive listing of approved vendors for project procurements, as well as those identified as non-performing or providing substandard service as experienced by the project;

Provide a day to day procurement support to AWEC provincial Admin/Finance Officer and ensure project is running smoothly

Develop a list of pre-qualified vendors and update it for eternal and external use.

Update the AWEC RFQ and PO trackers on daily bases.

Submit the AWEC procurement trackers to TT WLD as required.

Develop and update the procurement files to ensure all procurement package is based on the procurement check list

Suggest any actions deemed appropriate to enhance the cost effectiveness of all procurement transactions;

Job Requirement:

1.University degree in Business Administration or similar field
2. 3-4 years work experience in an equivalent position in related field in International Organization, USAID funded project or UN projects
3. Excellent Language proficiency in spoken and written Dari, Pashto & English is requirement
4. Listen to others, interpreting correctly messages and responding appropriately; pose questions for clarification, and exhibit interest in having two-way communication.
5. Identification, organization, and execution of priority activities and assignments with minimal direct supervision, adjusting priorities as required
6. Allocation of appropriate amount of time and resources for the completion of assigned tasks
7. Ability to work collaborative with colleagues at all levels to achieve project goals and ability to work under pressure.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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