International Republican Institute Procurement Administrator Jobs in Ethiopia
International Republican Institute Procurement Administrator Jobs in EthiopiaJob DescriptionJob SummaryEvery employee of IRI is responsible for carrying out the Mission of IRI and demonstrating the Core Values in their day to day operations. The Core Values, which are IRI’s foundational building blocks include:
Excellence: We believe in quality results delivered by investing in people.
Freedom: We believe in exploration and experimentation to be agile and responsive.
Respect: We believe in trust, empathy and empowering people.
Teamwork: We believe in diversity, inclusion and the power of global collaboration.
Transparency: We believe in open communication and clear decision-making.
Accountability: We believe in personal responsibility as the foundation of success.
Primary Functions & Responsibilities
Supports the RPO-Operations in ensuring an effective and efficient process in the field for collection of required documentation for contracts and subgrants
Serves as liaison with subgrant partners in the field and the DC Procurement Team
Directs the documentation process in the field, required to sign and close the subgrant/contract agreements, including in depth reviews of subaward proposals to draft risk assessments of subawards
Monitors that field CSO’s comply with grant policies and procedures
Reviews the financial report/milestones from CSO’s in preparation for submission to DC Procurement team
Prepares monthly reports for the subgrants area
Collaborates with program staff in the drafting and preparation of the weekly/monthly/quarterly and annual narrative reports, as well as the monthly activity reports
Monitors the workplan and performance management for the subgrants area
Responsible for organizing and maintaining subaward files in the field as required
Responsible for interacting with Ethiopia field program staff and explaining the different mechanisms available to them
May train subrecipients and contractors on terms of agreement and reporting
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration preferred.
Equivalent professional experience may be substituted for educational experience.
3-5 years of professional experience, prior US Government contracts and grants experience.
Strong attention to detail.
Able to meet deadlines.
Capable of working under pressure and able to prioritize.
Good communicator, both verbally and in writing
Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors ·
Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving operational or process problems; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across Divisions, Departments, Country offices in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Managing Multiple Priorities
Ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work is performed primarily indoors with occasional exposure to outdoor conditions when required.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Employee’s Responsibility in an Emergency
The employee is expected to respond to emergency situations involving the safety of fellow employees including evacuation of the building.
How to Apply
To apply, interested candidates should:
Send a cover letter and current resume/CV to IRIethiopia@iri.org by April 20, 2020.
Please include the following in your cover letter
minimum salary requirements (or current salary),
how your experience and qualifications fit the requirements of a procurement administrator,
projected start date
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