Procurement Assistant at International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Procurement Assistant Location: AbujaScope Of WorkThe Procurement Assistant is responsible for facilitating the general aspects of IRC procurement operation. Working closely with Program, Administration, Finance and HR. The Procurement Assistant is instrumental in supporting program activities through his/her services.ResponsibilitiesSpecific responsibilities include:Ensuring that procurement is carried out in accordance to IRC and donor-specific policiesCoordination with finance, Admin and program department to ensure integrated internal controls, timely payment of vendors and full auditable support documents.Ensuring that a transparent and responsive procurement process is implemented and maintainedRoutine communication, coordination and planning with the relevant requesting staff / programs regarding the order and delivery of supplies.Establishment and maintenance of ethical professional working relationship with suppliesMaintain supplier information regularly purchased items, and be informed of current local market conditions.Support and provide the appropriate training for procurement and program staff as requiredManage procurement intern and procurement clerk.Advance the logistics manager of procurement-specific issues or improvements.Any other duties or tasked delegated by supply chain officer or your supervisor.Expected Deliverables:Generate and /or maintain an IRC Pre-qualified vendor database.Generate and / or maintain comprehensive price list for good, services and equipment purchased by IRC 

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