Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency Regional Procurement Officer Jobs in Ethiopia
Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency Regional Procurement Officer Jobs in EthiopiaPosition SummaryThe Procurement Officer will operationally report to the Regional ACC Secretariat Lead and functionally to the ATA Head Office Administration Director.
The Procurement Officer is responsible for the processing and management of the procurement of goods, works and services.
The chosen person will be tasked with the management of the Secretariat’s procurement planning and will be expected to provide complete support to the Secretariat lead in handling purchasing, contract management and regular reporting in accordance with Ethiopian national policies and procedures.
Work closely with the Headquarters’ Procurement Unit on the region’s procurement planning and acquisition needs
Examine and analyze regional purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy of information
Investigate, develop and catalogue sources of supplies and services, and maintain complete lists
Prepare yearly procurement plans for goods, services and works for the Clusters Secretariat
Assist teams in the preparation of specifications, bill of quantities and TORs
Prepare procurement documents, such as request for quotations, bidding documents, evaluation reports , purchase orders and contract agreements
Manage contracts and collect goods purchased as per the specification and lead time
Update product specification for regularly bought items
Ensure delivery of procured goods and services to relevant teams/individuals
Prepare monthly procurement report and send to the HQs’ procurement unit
Process purchase requisitions / orders within purchasing authority
Invite, assess, and award/recommend supplier tenders, bids, quotations, and proposals
Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain supplier relationships
Prepare and maintain purchasing records, reports and price lists
Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements
Assist in the development of specifications for equipment, materials, and services to be purchased
Administer contract performance, including delivery, receipt, warranty, damages and insurance
Reconcile or resolve value discrepancies
Comply with and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, legislation, regulations, standards, and best practices
Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with colleagues and management
Degree in Procurement, Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, Management, Accounting, Economics, or other relevant field of study
Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
Knowledge of Ethiopian Government, World Bank and other donors’ procurement and logistics practices and procedures
A working knowledge of English and Amharic (both verbal and written) is required
Knowledge of the local language of the region is a plus
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
How to Apply
We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit
a cover letter
CV (maximum 3 pages) to https://apply.ata.gov.et or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by mentioning the position title on the subject line.
Please DO NOT submit scans of certificates with your application.
Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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