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  • Posted: Feb 17, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 24, 2021
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    The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution or natural disaster. The IRC is currently working in over 40 countries and 22 U...
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    Procurement Officer

    Sector: Supply Chain

    Employment Category: Regular

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Open to Expatriates: No

    Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria

    Job Description

    Background/IRC Summary:  

    The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

    Job Overview/Summary:

    The Procurement Officer is a key position within Supply Chain and carries responsibility for the integrity of the IRC's procurement system. Supply Chain must be able to rapidly procure Program supplies, services, and equipment, whilst ensuring best practices and maintaining audit-compliant records. This individual will be responsible for carrying out procurement processes and activities at the Maiduguri field site, Borno state and provide support to the  Area Base offices in compliance with IRC and donor regulations ,Attend all procurement committee meetings, Coordination with Finance, Admin and programs department to ensure integrated internal controls, timely payment of vendors and full, auditable support documentation, Ensuring that a transparent and responsive procurement process is implemented, maintained and advise the Logistics Manager of procurement-specific issues or improvements, ensuring that all Supplies, services and equipment required are delivered in time, establishment and maintenance of ethical, professional working relationships with suppliers, Maintain supplier information for regularly purchased items, and be informed of current local market conditions.

    Major Responsibilities: Procurement:

    • Ensuring that procurement is carried out in accordance with IRC and donor-specific polices.
    • Attend all the procurement committee meetings.
    • Coordination with Finance, Admin, and program departments to ensure integrated internal controls, timely payment of vendors and full, auditable support documentation.
    • Ensuring that a transparent and responsive procurement process is implemented and maintained.
    • Routine communication, coordination and planning with the relevant requesting staff / programs regarding the order and delivery of supplies.
    • Ensuring that all Supplies, services, and equipment required are delivered in time.
    • Establishment and maintenance of ethical, professional working relationships with suppliers.
    • Maintain supplier information for regularly purchased items and be informed of current local market conditions.
    • Support and provide the appropriate trainings for procurement and program staff as required.
    • Manage Procurement staff and Procurement Clerk.
    • Advise the Logistics Manager of procurement-specific issues or improvements.
    • Any other duties or tasked delegated by Logistics Manager.

    Key Working Relationships:

    Position Reports to:  The Procurement Officer directly reports to the Procurement Manager
    Position directly supervises:  N/A

    Indirect Reporting:  Supply Chain Manager and Supply Chain Coordinator

    Other Internal and/or external contacts:

    Internal: Finance and the Program Sectors

    External:  Suppliers/Vendors

    Qualifications

    Job Requirements & Qualifications:

    Undergraduate or Bachelor University Degree, preferably in management, administration, or related fields

    Work Experience: At least 3 years, maintain attention to detail, and coordinate multiple tasks to meet deadlines, Effective time management and organizational skills, Ability to multi-task, Team spirit and problem-solving abilities, Good knowledge and use of Microsoft excel and A good command of English language

    Working Environment:  This position is located in Maiduguri.

    IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.  

    The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

    IRC et les employés de IRC doivent adhérer aux valeurs et principes contenus dans le IRC WAY (normes de conduite professionnelle). Ce sont l’Intégrité, le Service, et la Responsabilité. En conformité avec ces valeurs, IRC opère et fait respecter les politiques sur la protection des bénéficiaires contre l’exploitation et les abus, la protection de l’enfant, le harcèlement sur les lieux de travail, l’intégrité financière, et les représailles.                 

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