Creative Associates International

Procurement Manager

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Creative Associates International is recruiting for Full time Procurement Manager

Job Description

Creative is an international development organization dedicated to supporting people around the world to realize the positive change they seek.

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Requisition No.: PROCU01981

Location: Abuja

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Category: Programs

Position Summary

  • Creative Associates seeks a Procurement Manager for an upcoming education project in Nigeria, which seeks to improve student access to school and literacy outcomes in a language they use and understand in Grades 1-3 in select areas of Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.
  • The Procurement Manager will be responsible for managing a team of Procurement Officers and overseeing the Contract’s overall procurement processes, ensuring the procurements of goods and services are in line with the budget and projection, and providing regular procurement mentoring to project staff to support project implementation.

Reporting & Supervision:

  • This Procurement Manager will report to the Operations Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee the procurement team and support the Chief of Party (COP), Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), and technical teams in procurement needs;
  • Approve procurement requests and ensure procurement files, including solicitations, proposals, evaluations, award documents, official contracts and correspondence on all procurements, are in line with USAID and Creative policies and local law;
  • Provide support to the DCOP in programmatic, strategic development and quality control duties; and liaise with USAID and government stakeholders to respond to their informational, data and monitoring requirements;
  • Develop and deliver reports and written documentation related to technical activities to be reported to USAID, including weekly, quarterly and annual reports, and all relevant project deliverables;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

5

Qualifications
B.Sc
Other Requirements

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in related field preferred;
  • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience, including at least three (3) years of experience managing and supervising a team;
  • Experience working on USAID or similar internationally funded programs;
  • Experience in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Strong knowledge of donor procurement rules and regulations;
  • Strong ability to use and develop management and tracking systems;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Oral and written working proficiency in English;
  • Ability to work under pressure in challenging working and living conditions; and
  • Ability to travel internationally or domestically upon short notice.

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About Creative Associates International
Creative Associates International provides outstanding, on-the-ground development services and forges partnerships to deliver sustainable solutions to global challenges. Its experts focus on building inclusive educational systems, transitioning communities from conflict to peace, developing sustainable economic growth, engaging youth, promoting transparent elections and more. Creative is recognized for its ability to quickly adapt and excel in conflict and post-conflict environments. To del...
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Job Summary
Published
March 13, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 5years
Location
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Deadline
March 27, 2020
Specialization
Transportation / Logistics / Supply /Procurement/ Purchasing
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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