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  • Posted: Feb 2, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 7, 2023
  • Save the Children invests in childhood - every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours. Please give monthly and support our mission. Save the...
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    Procurement Officer (Ogoja)

    BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice) 


    • Accuracy and timeliness in all areas of responsibility 
    • High level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyse complex sets of relationships and situations 
    • Holds self and others accountable 


    • Creating best-in-class EA function 
    • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively 


    • Working effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals 
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
    • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners 
    • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to 


    • Designing more effective admin systems 
    • Willing to take disciplined risks 


    • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest levels of integrity. 


    • BA/ BSc in Management; procurement, logistics, supply chain management or related field 
    • Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS UK) or equivalent Experience 
    • Master’s Degree in above fields is an added advantage 


    • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience working in procurement, preferably in an NGO/and/or development program, with in depth experience in managing procurement processes 
    • Strong knowledge and experience of implementing procurement processes, driving contract compliance and embedding buying best practice 
    • Excellent supplier management skills and a strong ability to hold suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities 
    • Knowledge of NGO/Donor policies and their compliance requirements in respect of Procurement and wider supply chain activity 
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching. 
    • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks with competing priorities and simultaneously stick to deadlines, whilst maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers 
    • Excellent reporting skills, particularly the ability to quickly develop clear and concise delivery tracking, scheduling or pricing, donor, monthly KPI reports 
    • Willingness to undertake field travel as required and work in difficult environments according to travel environments. 
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills; fluency in spoken and written English; 
    • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles 
    • Desirable: Procurement system experience  

    Working Conditions 

    • Ability and willingness to travel to projects and stay in basic conditions when necessary 

    Method of Application

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