Job Vacancy For Administrative and Procurement Officer

Job Description

• The Officer will be responsible for supporting the project’s administrative activities and procurement in coordination with the Project Manager; project team and country HR and Operations Manager.
• S/he works closely with project staff, vendors, and service providers to ensure that project procurement are compliant with donor and SNV requirement.

Job Summary

• Under the supervision of the Country HR and Operations Manager, the key responsibilities of the Administrative and Procurement Officer will include:

• Provide the highest standards of procurement services and advice to the project team of SNV in Ghana in accordance with the established rules, regulations and processes;
• Ensure the integrity and transparency of the procurement process and compliance with the EU’s and SNV’s Financial Regulations and Rules and relevant internal policies;
• Implement proper procurement planning every year in coordination with relevant Teams in order to ensure cost-effective solicitation of goods and services;
• Identify and fully understand the details and conditions of the best procurement methods to be used for maximized competitive bidding process through pre-qualification exercise, i.e. Call for Expression of Interest or Request for Information. Launch of Request for Quotations, Requests for Proposals and Invitation to Bid inviting vendors to submit their quotations/prices or proposals based on the nature of the requirements and cost of procurement involved;
• Ensure with requesting project team members the availability of funding sources based on EU´s and SNV’s Financial Regulations and Rules to award contract(s) to the selected suppliers who are able to meet the specifications and offer the best terms;
• Prepare evaluation reports, abstracts or financial comparison matrix of offers, compile data contained in quotations, proposals and bids to determine which supplier can deliver the required goods/services at the best terms and lowest costs possible with due consideration to cost, quality, delivery time, payments terms and others;
• Ensure preparation and review for completeness of various cases for submissions to the dedicated Contracts Review Committee;
• Submit for approvals agreements and contracts to the Project Manager;
• Provide clarifications and advice on EU´s and SNV’s procurement procedures and practices; respond to queries about the status of delivery raised by requisitioner and about payment and other matters raised by the suppliers;
• Perform a wide range of office support, for events and workshops contributing to the efficient and effective management of the administrative and procurement activities;
• Maintain relevant internal databases and files; keeps track of contractual agreements and purchase orders;
• Maintain a proper and systematic archive system
• Perform other tasks as required.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree required Business Administration, Business Management, and Procurement Supply or relative field;
• At least four (4) years of progressively responsible procurement and administrative work experience preferably for an NGO;
• Demonstrated experience in procurement and grants focused on ensuring compliance with established rules and regulations;
• Knowledge of EU procedures and regulations desirable;
• Ability, to prioritize multiple assignments in an extremely fast-paced environment, to meet deadlines, to exercise good judgment and to effectively communicate with Management, high integrity and commitment to transparency.
• Excellent command of written and spoken English is required

Location: Accra

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Closing Date: 18 November, 2021