Norwegian Refugee Council Procurement Technical Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council Procurement Technical Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensuring cost effective and value for money in procurement of goods, works and services.

  • In charge of Procurement function

  • Assist in preparation and custodian of the Country procurement plans.

  • Review and advice on new templates used in the procurement of goods and services. I.e RFQ review

  • Processing of purchase requests at Nairobi level and from the Area Offices.

  • Ensure that the Storage container is well managed for supplies that are received in Nairobi destined for all other offices in the region

  • Implement internal controls and procedures in respect to procurement of goods, works and services.

  • Ensure strict compliance and adherence of NRC Logistics handbook and Procurement Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Receive, Inspect, store, pack and dispatch of supplies and ensure proper documentation is kept at all times of all transactions.

  • Ensure that all goods ordered and received from overseas have adequate documentation (airway bills, bill of lading, commercial invoice, insurance certificates and any other relevant documents etc.).

  • Liaise with field offices in respect of supplies being dispatched from Nairobi and ensure that waybills and packing are prepared and shared.

  • Resolve complaints from the field on all purchased goods, works and services as well as disputes with suppliers.

  • Coordinate with clearing agents on VAT exemption.

  • Coordinating payments at Nairobi level by ensuring invoices are settled
    as soon as they are received.

  • Prepare Bi-weekly and monthly procurement status reports for submission to Logistics Coordinator and Programme staff review.

  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

    Professional competencies

  • Relevant university degree / Diploma / Advanced Certificates preferably in Procurement or equivalent work experience.

  • Membership of professional bodies an added advantage.

  • Proficiency and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office application e.g word, excel, powerpoint highly desired.

  • Previous experience in procurement position will be an added advantage but not mandatory.

  • Good understanding of various donor’s requirements.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Fluency in the English language, both oral and written.

  • Customer service skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Knowledge of using Web based procurement ERP systems such as Agresso/UNIT4 is an advantage but not mandatory.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council Procurement Technical Assistant Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya


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