CARE Roving Procurement Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

CARE Roving Procurement Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

CARE Core Values Commitment

The core Values Commitment describes who we are, what we do, and how we do it. It reflects our core values of Transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Equality, and Excellence, which serve as a foundation for all what we do.

The core Values Commitment articulates our shared expectations of each other including our board, staff, volunteers, interns, partners and contractors globally.

Role Profile

The purpose of the role of Roving Procurement Officer is to ensure CARE can effectively respond to emerging, urgent field supports as well as being responsive to changing structure.

S/he is expected to fill in staffing gaps, provide technical support/capacity building to field offices when and where needed.

The incumbent is also expected to support Procurement Manager in analyze industry/market trends and evolving technology to ensure continuity of supply and utilize emerging vendors in the markets.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Roving procurement support

  • Fill in staffing gaps at time of extended leaves, staffs’ turnovers, seasonal high workloads, etc. in FOs and HO;
  • Leads procurement functions in office where the CO is not fully well staffed and structured;

    Emergency Scale Up

  • Leads and coordinates the scale up of emergency response procurement functions and responsibilities;
  • Liaise with Emergency Unit to provide effective procurement and logistics support (procurement, storage, transportation, distribution) to emergency activities;
  • Travel to emergency response locations and support the logistics operations during Emergency Responses
  • Ensure that procedures within the specific areas of responsibility meet CARE and donor’s regulations;
  • Ensure adequate logistics preparedness through contingency planning and continuous
    logistics preparedness reviews;
  • Ensure proper and timely records and documentations are in place for all logistics transactions at areas of Emergency Responses as per CARE and donors requirements.

    Capacity Building and/or Technical Guidance

  • Assist Procurement Manager in provision of technical support and/or capacity building activities;
  • Consulting with customers in timely manner in order to fully understand their requirements, advising and capacitating them as appropriate;

    Strategic sourcing of goods and services

  • Assist Procurement Manager in undertaking market study/assessment and in maintaining market information system for effective use of costs/prices for proposal development, day to day operation, continuity of supply, effective use of emerging suppliers, etc;
  • Assist in system improvement reviews for enhanced operational efficiencies as guided by the Procurement Manager.

    Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Business Administration, procurement / purchasing, logistics) or other related fields.



  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role dealing with local Procurement.


    Technical Skills


  • Proven language proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Excellent use of spreadsheets for data analytics;


  • Driving license.


  • Customer Focus - Internal & External; Functional technical skills; Approachability; Planning; Informing; Listening; Managing and Measuring Work; Negotiating; Written communication.

    How to Apply

  • If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please apply through our online website directly.
  • Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women Apply by 13th January, 2019

  • For more information and job application details, see; CARE Roving Procurement Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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