Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1768
Date Posted:May 11, 2017
Closing Date:May 19, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Procurement
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DAI:


DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. We work with a wide range of clients, including national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations, and philanthropies. Since 1970, we have worked in more than 150 countries—delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict.

Job Summary:

The Senior Subcontracts/Procurement Manager is responsible for ensuring all project procurement and subcontracting activities are achieved according to project deadlines and in compliance with USAID rules and regulations. S/he will ensure the integrity of subcontracts and procurement actions, including accurate procurement documentation, and will help train staff in DAI policies, procedures and systems.

Duties & Responsibilities:


Manage program subcontracting and procurement in compliance with DAI and USAID regulations and Afghan law

Determine source selection methods for complex procurement to ensure compliance

Prepare and issue Request for Proposals (RFPs) and/or Invitation for Bids (IFBs)

Conduct pre-award responsibility and financial review of potential subcontracts

Review/evaluate bids and quotes for cost reasonableness and negotiate with potential vendors and subcontractors with technical managers

Issue subcontracts, purchase orders, task orders, and amendments, explaining terms, conditions, roles, and responsibilities

Conduct vendor negotiations and write negotiation memorandam

Maintain and track all local procurement data in TAMIS and Oracle accounting system, and ensure closeout documentation is completed in a timely manner

Ensure complete backup documentation for procurement purchases and subcontractor invoices is submitted to the project’s Finance Team to support requests for payment

Perform regular spot audits of procurement and subcontract files to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance

Oversees two subcontracts officers and one Subcontracts/Procurement Assistant, evaluating their performance and developing capacity

Identify and maintain relationship with suppliers/vendors and manage/update vendors list on a regular basis

Monitor, track and expedite all WIE procurement activities and delivery status of goods/services

Proactively conduct market research in support of anticipated operations and technical needs

Maintain internal trackers

Develop RFP/RFQs and track them

Job Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field

5-7 years of relevant experience and progressive responsibility in procurement and/or subcontracts at the mid-level of an organization

Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a procurement/subcontract role for USAID funded projects

Experience leading and managing the procurement & acquisition aspects of USAID funded projects, including a demonstrated understanding of applicable procurement-related USG & Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) regulations

Accuracy in working with large amounts of data

Ability to respond effectively to time sensitive demands & inquiries

Proficiency using Microsoft office suite, and other relevant software

Demonstrated strong problem solving skills as well as exceptional customer relations (both internally & externally); provides sound business judgment and contractual oversight

Excellent organizational skills with a willingness to take initiative and be proactive in the procurement process

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent bids

Excellent communications and personnel management skills and ability to relate to people at all levels of an organization and of different multi-cultural backgrounds

Extremely well organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, and analytical ability

Fluency in English is required

The position reports to the Director of Subcontracts, Grants & Compliance

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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