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Job Vacancy | Procurement Officer at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI

Job Vacancy | Procurement Officer at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

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General Objective

The Procurement Officer coordination assists the Supply Chain Manager (SCM) in ensuring a smooth running of the procurement for Coordination office and Maiduguri & Monguno bases, and the capacity building of the procurement assistant.

S/he contributes in guaranteeing timely and quality deliveries of required goods and services for PUI programs in Borno State, Nigeria.

Responsibilities and Task
Supply Chain Management


Provide the adequate backup and support to the SCM in order to guarantee that all procurement plans are implemented and updated for each grant.

In accordance with the SCM, guarantee that procurement procedures are respected according to the donors’ and PUI’s guidelines, without being an impediment to the timely implementation of the activities

Guarantee the validity of all the procurement files edited by the Log Managers according to PUI’s SC policy by regular visits of control (direct check of the folders)

Work in close collaboration with the person requesting the purchase, with strong technical specificity, and carry out any appropriate conformity tests if required

Support in ensuring that contracts are adequately signed by the empowered coordinators and guaranteed a strong protection for PUI in case of disagreement

Centralize and optimize the grouping of purchases

Supervise, in accordance with the SCM, the identification and referencing of suppliers

When delegated by the SCM, consolidate/update the mission’s price catalogue for the mission’s operation areas

Participate in ensuring that purchase files are correctly archived and sent to HQ/Paris on time (correlatively with accounting files)


Contribute to plan and eventually supervise the shipment and delivery of materials/equipment up to their final destination

Contribute in following up the shipment of merchandise coming from abroad when necessary

Procurement Validation:

Participate in the procurement validation process in order to guarantee the respect and the good application of PUI procedures.

Ensure the first reading (and validation) of all procurement which comes from procurement assistant.

Provide some pieces of advice to the base logistician for the procedure.

Support the Logistics Coordinator/SCM for the opening of tenders (participation, correction, validation)

In line with the SCM, check and analyze the purchase follow up every week and give some support to the SC teams if issues are identified.

Audit Preparation

Archive all hard copies linked to procurement, organize and classify all the procurement in order to prepare the audit.

In accordance with the SCM, s/he may check and prepare all the files for the upcoming audit.

Team Management:

Daily supervision and management of the Procurement Assistant at Coordination.

Contribute in planning the activities of the Procurement Assistant

Identify the needs for trainings and prepare relevant training material for all logistic department (presentations and documents to be distributed).

Medical procurement


Through the SCM, he/she could follow up the medical procurement and coordinate with the Medical Coordinator and the Procurement Officer in HQ (if needed) to complete these procurements in a timely manner.

Support in organizing and filing all the medical files, in accordance with PUI guidelines and organizing the purchase in accordance with the SCM.


Provide support to the transport partner, provide all necessary documents which are needed

When requested, act as the “interface” with all suppliers (transport, custom clearance)

Support the SCM in preparing all necessary documents to HQ (waybill, NAFDAC, etc.) and organize clearance process with qualified authorities.

N.B: The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

Priorities of the Department

Reinforcement of the supply management and ensuring the continuity of the quality control

verification of coordination purchase files in order to be ready for audits

participation in the capacity building of the procurement assistant in coordination, focusing on the new procurement guidelines dissemination.

Mandatory Requirements

Language skills: Fluent in English and Hausa (Kanuri is a plus)

Education degree: Higher National Diploma, or any University Degree in a related field

Work experience: Minimum 2 years work experience with INGO or any organization in procurement, supply chain management or Logistics

Knowledge and skills: Good procurement skills and good knowledge in logistics procedures and value chain management. Good knowledge of institutional donors and good management capacities

Computer skills: Good knowledge of the MS office software including and any other soft-wares


Interests: Commitment to the NGO values and principles

Transversal skills:

Good negotiation and communication skills

Conflict resolution and diplomacy experience

Reliable, rigorous and well-organized

Ability to be multi-tasking and willing to extend his/her scope of work

Good management of time and of priorities

Able to take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work

Team spirit and problem-solving skills

Autonomous, neutral, hard worker

Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility

Ability to withstand pressure in volatile environment

Flexibility and adaptability skills

Able to manage stress and pressure

Honesty and integrity

Sense of confidentiality.

Application Deadline
4th August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Vacancy | Procurement Officer at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)