Purchase Officer at Solidarites International (SI)


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Solidarities International is a French humanitarian organization that provides aid and assistance to victims of war or natural disaster. For over 40 years the association has focused on meeting three vital needs - water, food, and shelter. SI is present in North-East Nigeria since 2016 and is currently operating in 4 bases across Borno State (Maiduguri, Monguno, Ngala, and Dikwa) with outreach capacities across all BAY States through its emergency component. Currently, SI carries out emergency / post-emergency programs in the WASH sector in North-West Nigeria where limited actors are currently present.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 



Job Title: Purchase Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Contract
Contract Duration: Projected contract duration is 6 Months - with a possible extension.

Main Responsibilities

  • Knowledge and monitoring of the market:
  • Take part in the analysis of the local purchasing environment
  • Update price lists and supplier files.

Implementation of the Purchasing Process:

  • Receive and process requests for quotes and IOFs after verification and approval by his/her line manager;
  • Implement purchases while respecting the rules and approval procedures established by donors and Solidarités International;
  • Ensure that products purchased correspond to the requirements of the purchase officer's requirements in terms of quantity and quality;
  • Establish and archive purchasing files in accordance with the rules of Solidarités International and its donors;
  • Monitor and update IOFs electronically;
  • Ensure that the format and information on quotes and invoices comply with regulations.
  • Ensure that the format of, and information on quotes and invoices comply with regulations;
  • Ensure compliance with administrative procedures for the management of advances and payment of suppliers;

Reporting/Capitalization:

  • Ensure the compilation of price lists and suppliers;
  • Ensure the monitoring of IOF requests and inform purchase officers of the status of their orders.

Requirements

  • Studies: Interested candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree / HND / OND in Logistics, Purchasing or Supply Chain Management;
  • Experience: Minimum 2-years’ experience in a similar position with other INGO;
  • Languages: English and Local Languages;
  • IT: Good Knowledge of MS Office Word, Power-Point, and advanced MS Office Excel knowledge;
  • Qualification: Quick learner, Ability to work autonomously, Excellent organizational and negotiation skills, Flexibility to meet deadlines, Hard worker.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

What We Offer

  • Salary + food & housing contributions + social benefits (medical coverage, 24 days of Annual leaves per year, compassionate leaves, public holidays as announced by the government, festive bonus, Life insurance - covering death and permanent disability) etc.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note

  • Select Purchase Officer, fill the form, and attach your CV and motivation letter.
  • The CV attached must be named with your first name and surname

 

Application Deadline  9th June, 2021.

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