Procurement Coordinator at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Procurement CoordinatorLocation: Abuja, NigeriaRole PurposeCoordinates procurement orders with concerned programmes, departments such as Administration and Finance to ensure that the right commodities are requested and ensure timely procurement and delivery of goods and services to the requesters.Provide procurement support and feedback to STEER project.Keys areas of AccountabilityTechnical/Operational:Educate and assist all customers on planning of procurement (bulk orders) and ensure that all required documents are forwarded by the budget holders in time, with clear specifications, financial codes and appropriate authorization. Conduct regular market surveys of goods and services, establish and maintain a well defined Supplier database by initiating tender processes on standard items purchase regularly with the goal to establish standard frame contracts with main dealers and qualified and committed suppliers.Review procurement documents prepared by the Procurement Officer for correctness, transparency and full compliance with Audit and internal procedures and regulations.Organize regular (monthly) procurement activity reports for submission to the Supply Chain ManagerAdvise on best sources of supply and freighting options.Ensure all appropriate due diligence checks and risk assessments are carried out in line with organisational policy.Produce management information reports on a monthly and quarterly basis, including data analysis and recommendations on improving the efficiency of procurement services.Ensure professional management of all suppliers including maintaining good supplier relations and supplier performance review against key performance indicators and framework agreements, regularly updating this information into a global supplier database.Make suppliers aware of Save the Children values and their need to comply as part of agreements. 

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