Procurement Officer at NRC, Mogadishu, Somalia

Deadline: 3 August 2019

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Officer in Mogadishu, Somalia. The duration of this post is 12 months.

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NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Procurement Officer will perform the following functions:

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  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Implement delegated support function portfolio according to plan of action.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function.
  • Procurement of goods and services for all South central and Juba land field locations in liaison with the field based logistics and project teams.
  • Ensure all procurement processes are in compliance with the global logistics handbook and donor requirements.
  • Float Public tenders of USD 50,000 and above and ensure compliance of all the tendering requirements as per the global logistics handbook.
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers, vendors, providers and contractors of goods and services, protecting the interest of NRC in relation to pricing, quality, time, delivery, etc.
  • Implement a supplier performance evaluation system and maintain records of the same.
  • Ensure there is a proper filing system for procurement documents for easier retrieval and when needed and also an archive for old documents.
  • Train and capacity build staff logistics staff in Mogadishu and field offices.
  • Train non logistics staff on logistics policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of goods and services ordered.
  • Regular update of the procurement tracking sheet and share with program staff.
  • Ensure timely dispatch of goods to the field offices.
  • Assist program staff in preparation of procurement plans.
  • Supervise, train and appraise the logistics assistant.
  • Any other duties assigned by your supervisor.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • University graduate in Business Administration/Procurement or Logistics with previous experience in Procurement.
  • Experience working in complex and volatile contexts, in particular in Somalia.
  • Technical expertise relevant to the role.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels.
  • Nationality of Somalia.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.

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