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Officer, Procurement

International Medical Corps

Supply Chain & Procurement

NGN Confidential
4 weeks ago

Job Summary

 

Job Description/Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:

The Officer, Procurement is responsible for processing assigned procurement activities in accordance with International Medical Corps policies and procedures, donor and host country regulations. 

Officer, Procurement is responsible to: 
- Ensure all directly managed procurements are performed in an ethical and transparent manner in line with applicable rules and regulations, ensuring best Value for Money. 
- Ensure procurement actions are documented, properly filed and audit ready. 
- Assist with the induction of procurement staff peers.
- Ensure procurements tracking for assigned purchase request is up-to-date and available to stakeholders. 
- Ensure vendors are registered / vetted prior placing order and their performance is monitored. 

The Officer, Procurement reports to Procurement Manager or other supervisor, as per applicable team structure. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

⢠Responsible for the timely and transparent acquisition of equipment, supplies and services, for program support and implementation, while ensuring compliance with IMC, host government and Donorâs procedures and regulations. 
⢠Ensures compliance open, transparent, ethical and free competition in procurement activities with aim to achieve best value for money. 
⢠Participate in market surveys. 
⢠Ensures that vendors are registered, assessed, screened and prequalified (as required) prior placing order. 
⢠Ensures that performance of vendors is monitored and documented for assigned procurements. 
⢠Alerts supervisor if any Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for any category of items requires updates due to changes in the market. 
⢠Support program team with cost estimates whenever required. 
⢠Ensures timely bids solicitation against approved purchase request and defined selection criteria. 
⢠Responsible for assigned bidding processes including review of procurement requisitions, solicitation of quotes, collecting quotes, comparing bids or supporting their evaluations, recording committee conclusion and placing authorized orders. 
⢠Ensures utilization of available Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs). 
⢠Ensures complete and compliant procurement documentation is submitted for review and approval. 
⢠Promotes enhanced business and negotiation practices, positive and ethical business relations with vendors.
⢠Ensures regular updates of procurement tracker. 
⢠Ensures that documents required to process quantity and quality controls (including samples where applicable) are available timely with staff tasked to process count and Quality Control at the time of commodities or services handover. 
⢠Check received vendor invoices against approved order and confirmation of delivery. 
⢠Ensures timely payment request to Finance, in line with order payment terms. 
⢠Collects and share feedback from requesters/users and business partners/suppliers to supervisor. 
⢠Ensures correct use of item catalogue use in procurement activities. 

Staff Capacity building and Learning & Development: 
⢠Provides support or and participates in orientation of other staff as tasked. Maintains open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing assistance with guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their roles. 

Compliance, Audit and related controls 
⢠Responsible for compliance of performed actions with IMC policies and procedures and applicable donor rules and local laws and regulation. 
⢠Identifies risks related to assigned procurements and implement mitigations measures in collaboration with supervisor.
⢠Maintains accurate filing systems, with documented and auditable records of procurement transactions and reports.
⢠Ensures timely submission or availability information required for mandatory reports. 
⢠Responsible for implementing correctives measures identified as result of self-control, audit or compliance review. 
⢠Ensures Export Compliance requirements for all assigned procurement actions. 

Fraud prevention 
⢠Committed to fraud prevention, detection, reporting and fraud risk reduction as per IMC policies and procedures, donor rules and local laws and regulations. 

Logistics Management & Information System (LMIS) 
⢠Ensures to use any software solutions accurately and in line with IMC guidelines.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

⢠Typically, a Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain management or related area. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
⢠Typically, 3+ year of relevant experience working in in Procurement and/or Logistics.
⢠Good interpersonal and team skills 
⢠Commitment to and understanding of IMCâs aims, values and principles 
⢠Fluency in written and spoken English 
⢠Relevant qualifications or training courses. 
⢠Knowledge of MS Office including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
⢠Good interpersonal skills.
⢠Ability to work in participatory manner with staff to assess needs, implement and monitor activities.
⢠Ability to integrate and work well within multi-ethnic and multicultural team.
⢠Ability to work in harsh conditions, often in remote areas

Additional Technical or Language Requirements

Code of Conduct

As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corpsâ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report. If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through oneâs own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corpsâ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.

Safeguarding

It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons.

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran. Share this job as a link in your status update to LinkedIn.

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