Procurement Officer at Population Services International

Your contribution **

· Review and Implement local procurement policies & procedures in line with PSI Global policies, best practice, and funder requirements.

· Handle all Procurement requests and process them as per PSI procedures (contracts for goods and services).

· Develop a procurement planning process for all PSIN programs to improve efficiencies; develop a procurement tracking tool and ensure it is used and updated regularly.

· Develop monthly procurement report based on Procurement plan and advice as needed where organization is off track in terms of planning and budget.

· Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, service, support, availability, reliability, production, distribution capabilities, supplier’s reputation, and history.

· Develop and maintain comprehensive preferred vendors list.

· Develop and review Requests for Proposals (RFP)/Requests for Quotation (RFQ) and solicit bids from eligible suppliers, including for preferred vendors in accordance with PSI/Nigeria procedures and policies.

· Review bids and quotations according to the technical specifications and evaluation criteria specified within the RFP/RFQ in accordance with PSI/Nigeria procedures, policies and authority matrix.

· Negotiate, re-negotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors, freight forwarders and other representatives, in accordance with PSI Nigeria policies and procedures.

  • Monitor and evaluate supplier performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes or improvements.
  • Monitor and follow applicable laws and regulations in the procurement of goods and services.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly ambitious individual with passion in public health, willing and able to learn by doing in a very demanding position. We are looking for.

· Degree/HND in procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Finance, Accounting or Business administration

· Minimum of 2years post NYSC experience in procurement.

· Proven experience in procurement, including purchasing and logistics planning.

· Proven ability to work with many people across diverse background.

· Ability to juggle multiple conflicting deadlines while staying organized and paying special attention to details.

· Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and QuickBooks

· Familiarity with and understanding of procurement concepts and approaches.

· Strong communication and negotiation skills

· Passionate about working in international health organizations.

· Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude

· Strong ethics and reliability

How to apply

All interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive resume with a cover letter as ONE PDF/Word document to the e-mail addresses using the position title as the subject of the e-mail.

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