Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Coordinator, Procurement Jobs

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission Coordinator, Procurement Jobs

Purpose of the Job:

  • Ensure value for money by improving flexibility, quality, efficiency, and economic use of resources throughout the procurement cycle for all regular and donor funded procurements.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design appropriate procurement templates for the implementation of policies and procedures.

  • Assess supply market to identify potential sources of suppliers for each of the items purchased by the commissions and ensure that supplier database is maintained properly and updated regularly.

  • Monitor that requirements or specifications are developed as complete and accurate as possible.

  • Supervise the preparation and distribution of tender document for the procurement of goods and services.

  • Oversee that all bidding processes adhere to the commission’s procurement policies and procedures and to relevant Ethiopian laws and regulations.

  • Co-ordinate the evaluation of tenders, quotations, and proposals.

  • Design and implement Supplier/Vendor rating system to measure, evaluate and improve supplier performance, enabling the commission to make informed future sourcing decisions.

  • Manage supplier agreements/contracts by closely working with suppliers to reach agreement on contract terms and conditions to get best deal in terms of quality, price, and delivery.

  • Approve purchase requisitions and administer contracts to ensure compliance with terms and agreements.

  • Liaise with different stakeholders in matters related to import of goods, payment modalities, tax issues and shipment.

  • Monitor claims to suppliers and vendors for defectives, shortage, and missing parts and ensure prompt remedial actions are taken.

  • Prepare procurement and consumption related reports and submit to the finance and Admin director.

  • Review and approve requirement plan of user departments and prepare consolidated annual procurement.

  • Develop, update, and oversee the application of
    appropriate quality control procedures in the entire procurement cycle.

  • Lead the proper classification and codification of procurement items, and the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date information about items.

  • Coordinate the invoicing process ensuring that suppliers are being paid on time and according to terms agreed.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • MA/BA Degree in Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Accounting, or related fields.

  • 8 years of relevant experience for BA or 6 years of relevant experience for MA

  • Experience and knowledge of IFMIS, IFRIS is required

  • Experience working with various donors is a plus.

  • Experience in management of resources Computer literate.

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Fluency in Amharic and English is required and knowledge of other local languages is advantageous.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should write a covering letter, explaining why they are interested in this role, why they are the right person for the job with a recent CV which should be sent to the following email address:


  • Please include the name of the position on the subject of the email.

  • Women candidates are encouraged to apply

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview and written exam.

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