FHI 360 is looking for Procurement Officer to join our team in Maiduguri, Nigeria.
Administer FHI 360 procurement policy and procedures in accordance with donor guidelines and requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Process purchase requisitions by reviewing budget allocation for adequate authorizations. Review purchase request, check request and blanket/open orders for procurements. Solicit quotes and bid information from appropriate vendors. Coordinate the review and procurement response with the initial requestor. Resolve problems regarding production quality, accounting discrepancies, rejection of bids or received products. Serve as liaison between staff and vendor. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Knowledge of procurement standards and practices. Knowledge of FHI 360’s procurement policy and procedures. Knowledge of FHI 360’s current purchasing software. Resourceful in gathering and providing information.
Written, verbal, and organizational skills.
Relevant computer software skills including Microsoft office products.
Typing and data entry skills.
Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis
Ability to frequently interact with others handling problem situations with tact.
Qualifications and requirements:
- BSc. in relevant field with 3 – 5 years of relevant procurement experience.
- Or MSc. in relevant field with 1 – 3 years relevant procurement experience.
- Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
- Familiarity with donor-funded procurement rules and regulations (experience with USAID procurement a plus)
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.