NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) Procurement Technical Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) Procurement Technical Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description

  • All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

    Role and responsibilities

  • The Procurement Assistant is responsible to facilitating effective delivery of procurement services in order to obtain the best value for money, through a collaborative, quality and results-oriented approach in accordance with systems and procurement policies of NRC in Shire/Mai-Tsebri Office.

    Generic responsibilities

    The following are key generic responsibilities:

  • Adhere to NRC policies, Logistics Handbook, donor requirements in all procedures and processes

  • Have good judgment and the ability to interpret policies and procedures, have careful attention to detail

  • Have good Knowledge of procurement processes, policies and procedures

  • Assist the procurement team with the implementation of the procurement portfolio according to plan of action

  • Assist the procurement team to ensure proper filling system/ archives according to procedures in placed

  • Timely update and share contract management records and PTS reports as required

  • Other tasks given by line manager

    Specific responsibilities

    The basic specific responsibilities are as follow:

  • Handle procurements of direct purchases

  • Assist the procurement team in receiving, reviewing and analyzing procurement requests to ensure they contain clear information and have the required specifications and ready for further procurement processes.

  • Collect quotes for requested products/services from reputable, reliable and qualified suppliers

  • Assist the procurement team on preparing of RFQs, doing bid analysis and facilitating signature of bid documents by the bid committee and relevant technical person.

  • Assist the procurement team on drafting tender documents, etc.

  • Assist the procurement
    team on regularly updating of framework agreement tracker and other contract follow-ups, and share to relevant users regularly.

  • Assist the procurement team on proper filling system/archives according to procedures in placed – that includes scanning of procurement documents, archiving of hardcopies and scanned copies.

  • Perform other logistics functions as delegated by the supervisor

    Job Requirements

    Professional competencies

    Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Degree/Diploma in Management or related field of study;

  • Experience from working as a procurement assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience from working as procurement Assistant

  • Knowledge of English

  • Experience using Agresso software for procurement is advantageous

  • Knowledge of procurement policies, process and procedures

  • Demonstrated integrity by modelling the NRC values and ethical standards

  • Ability to plan and prioritize work

    Behavioral competencies

    These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. Of the 12 behavioral competencies, the following are essential for this position:

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate well and maintain effective working relationship

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) Procurement Technical Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia


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