Procurement Officer Canadian NGO Jobs – Raising The Village (RTV)

Job Title:        Procurement Officer
Organisation: Raising
The Village (RTV)
Duty Station: Kanungu,
Uganda
About US:
Raising The
Village  International (RTV) is a Canadian non-profit organization focused
on ending extreme poverty by eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity,
nurturing income-generation activities and building local capacity, while
moving communities toward economic self-sufficiency.  
Job Summary:  The Procurement officer plays an important
role within RTV. This position ensures that RTV is making wise purchases of
goods or services to improve beneficiary livelihoods. The procurement and
logistics officer will be responsible for implementing all procurement and
logistics activities including acquisition of goods and services and will also
be responsible and accountable for managing and delivering quality logistic
services and goods for the organization in a timely manner and within budget.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Tasked with
estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases
·        
Maintain
accurate records of purchases and pricing
·        
Create
and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
·        
Making
professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
·        
Maintain
records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
·        
Review
and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
·        
Formulates
plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
·        
Negotiate
pricing and supply contracts for better deals
·        
Ensure
that the products and supplies are of high quality
·        
Create
and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
·        
Maintain
and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and
potential future development
·        
Develop
procurement policies and procedures in accordance with international standards;
·        
Work
with the program and planning and evaluation teams to develop a procurement
pipeline based on project design


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the Raising The Village (RTV) Procurement Officer job
vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Procurement
and Supply Chain Management or related field.
·        
At least
two years of experience as a procurement officer or related position
·        
Solid
knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policies, and systems
·        
Proficient
computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite Ability to analyze problems
and strategize for better solutions
·        
Ability
to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
·        
Excellent
English verbal and written communication skills
·        
Ability
to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
·        
Organized
and detail oriented
·        
Able to
build relationships and work effectively within teams;
·        
Able to
travel 30% of the time to RTV field operations;
·        
Able to
travel 30% of the time to RTV field districts
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae
including address, telephone contact and two references as one document to:
recruitment@raisingthevillage.org.
Please note:
  • Properly formatted PDF or Word documents are preferred.
  • Indicate the position you are applying for and the district you are
    interested to work in in the subject line,  for instance “Name –
    Procurement Officer – Kanungu”
Deadline: 11th February 2019
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