DAI Global Partner Officer Jobs in South Africa

DAI Global Partner Officer Jobs in South Africa

Project Background:

The USAID Africa Trade and Investment (ATI) program is a five-year, flexible buy-in mechanism jointly managed by the USAID Africa Bureau, Middle East Bureau, and Africa Regional Missions.

It was designed to mobilize enterprise-driven solutions that increase trade and investment in Africa, including North and Sub-Saharan Africa. It strengthens Africa’s markets by developing new trade and investment relationships, particularly between the United States and African continent. It also works to achieves development outcomes across all sectors.

Role’s Purpose:

The Partner Officer will help the Partner team ensure that all procurement documentation is accurate and complete before goes to finance for payment on a regular basis and achieved according to project deadlines. The individual will ensure that all procurement actions are compliant with FAR and AIDAR regulations.

Objectives and Duties:

  • Provide assistance to the partner team in database entry, procurement tracking, and reporting.

  • Maintain integrity of procurement system and files in compliance with DAI practices and policies and USAID rules and regulations.

  • Maintain procurement activity tracker and provide regular updates on status to the Partner Manager and relevant technical staff.

  • Review procurement documents in TAMIS as well as hard copy files to ensure all backup documents are included in compliance with the project Field Operations Manual, and revise/correct as required.

  • Report accurate financial data to the Finance Manager on planned procurement activities.

  • Assist with the preparation of source selection memos which provide clear justification for the
    selection of vendor/local subcontractor.

  • Assist with responding to bidders’ queries and feedback on the evaluation process

  • Review Procurement documents in SharePoint drive to ensure all relevant documents are present

  • Other duties as assigned by Partner Manager or Senior Leadership team.


    The Partner Officer will report to a Partner Manager.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of experience in procurement

  • Experience supporting procurement & acquisition aspects of USAID-funded projects, including an understanding of applicable procurement-related USG & Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) regulations

  • Working knowledge of internal controls and audit processes (e.g. procurement, local subcontract agreements, etc.)

  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills as well as exceptional customer relations (both internally & externally); provides sound business judgment and contractual oversight

  • An extremely well-organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus

  • Excellent writing, speaking, and reading skills in English.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; DAI Global Partner Officer Jobs in South Africa

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