SNV Procurement and Administrative Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

SNV Procurement and Administrative Coordinator

Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220313

Category: Purchasing and Procurement

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: SNV Ethiopia has Attractive Salary and Benefit Structure

Job Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 39 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

For more information on SNV’s operations, visit our website:

SNV Ethiopia is looking for dynamic, experienced, talented, energetic, flexible, open and ready to learn candidates for a Procurement and Administration Coordinator position for its operation.

The main job Purpose of the Procurement and administrative officer/Coordinator are:

  • Liaison between the project and the SNV-Ethiopia back-office in terms of procurement and Administrative related activities
  • In cooperation with the project staff and the procurement department, ensure all procurement is completed timely and adequate (value for money). This covers a few hundreds of items per year; mostly agricultural inputs and materials as well as teaching materials for universities. Follow up on the printing of extension materials.
  • Support all senior staff members of the project with the documentation of items purchased by the project and delivered to beneficiaries (ministry, A-TVETs, universities, etc.) and setup a system to track all items bought and distributed by the project.
  • Ensure that the
    project has a complete inventory of all items bought, based on the SNV-Ethiopia system.
  • Set up a tracking system for all contracts that Horti-LIFE signed (some 40) with different partners and monitor the progress (in terms of reporting and administration)
  • Monitoring the budget depletion of Horti-LIFE and raise any possible delay with the project manager.
  • Together with the project manager design the budget for a next project phase.
  • Compile the annual expenditure report, together with the SNV-Ethiopia finance team & team leader. One element is to check whether all expenditures are posted correctly.

    Job Requirements


  • A relevant MSc degree (or equivalent like a BSc with a lot of of experience). This means MBA /Administration / Finance /Procurement
  • Solid knowledge of administrative procedures in Ethiopia

    Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in administration
  • Broad experience in project budgeting and procurement
  • Some knowledge of agricultural materials is an advantage

    Necessary Skills:

  • Energetic and motivating attitude
  • Accurate and correct
  • Pragmatic and solution orientated approach
  • Team player with networking abilities
  • Fluent in English and local languages
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills

    How to Apply

    Candidates should apply by sending:

    i) A motivation letter and;

    ii) An updated Curriculum Vitae with names and contact details of three professional referees.

    If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by submitting your application using ethiojobs website, on or before 2 September 2019.
    Women are highly encouraged to apply.

    The Title of the Position You Are Applying for Must Be Mentioned on the Subject of Your Motivational Letter.

    Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

    SNV Procurement and Administrative Coordinator
    Jobs in Ethiopia

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