Procurement Officer United States NGO Jobs – IntraHealth International

Job Title:     Procurement
Officer
Organisation: IntraHealth
International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Procurement
Manager
About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization that was founded
in North Carolina, United States and has been working in over 30 years in over
100 countries. IntraHealth has empowered health workers to better serve communities
in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by
improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing
technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments,
nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the
world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from
doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and
works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and
support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible
opportunity for health and well-being.
Job Summary: The Procurement
Officer will provide operational support to the procurement section. S/he will
work closely with the programs and Finance teams to support procurement
functions.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will analyze and reconcile
    suppliers’ invoices for all ordered and supplied goods and services
    ensuring they are adequately supported on a daily basis
  • Working in liaison with the Finance and
    the Procurement Manager to seek out clarifications with suppliers on
    invoices
  • Scan through the LPO book on a weekly
    basis and follow up with suppliers to submit any outstanding invoices
  • Post all issued LPOs into quick books on a
    daily basis
  • Receive goods from suppliers and verifying
    against the LPO in consultation with the users
  • Ensure ordered services and goods are
    provided satisfactorily as per the specifications and subsequent billing
    for such services received accurately and on a timely manner
  • Maintain an up to date and easily
    accessible filing system for all procurement documents
  • Perform any other assigned duties.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal applicants for the Intrahealth
    International Procurement Officer job placement should hold a Diploma in
    Business Management or Supply Chain Management or equivalent field.
  • A minimum of three years of related
    working experience in managing a busy procurement section
  • Knowledge of donor requirements and/or
    international procurement best practices
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
    simultaneously with prioritization
  • Attention to details and understanding of
    suppliers payment cycles/procedures
Personal Competencies:
  • Effective communication:
    Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques;
    ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in
    simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and
    accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application
    of appropriate communication behaviors
  • Planning and Organizing:
    Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed upon strategies;
    identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as
    required; allocates appropriate time and resources for completing work;
    foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; and monitors
    and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.
  • Interpersonal Relationships:
    Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across
    Divisions, Departments, Country offices in a constructive and
    collaborative manner.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID Project should apply by clicking on the web link below.
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