Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency Regional Procurement Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency Regional Procurement Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Position Summary

  • The 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.

    Essential Duties

    Procurement

  • 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

    Job Requirements

  • 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 recruitment@ata.gov.et 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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