Procurement Officer at Centre for Health, Education, Economic, Rehabilitation and Social Security (CHEERS)

Centre for Health, Education, Economic, Rehabilitation and Social Security (CHEERS) is one of the leading indigenous Implementing Partners in Nigeria focussing on mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDs, Malaria and Tuberculosis in Nigeria. CHEERS mission is to improve the quality of lives of vulnerable population groups in rural communities across Nigeria by increasing access to healthcare services, education and economic empowerment. CHEERS is currently scaling up TB/HIV program coordination and implementation within the 6 geopolitical zones of Nigeria and is in need of competent/qualified persons to fill up the vacant position listed below:Job Title: Procurement Officer Location: AbujaDesired Start Date:  January 2018Summary of PositionThe Procurement Officer will be responsible for the timely procurement and delivery of high quality, low-cost health and non-health products as well as the proper processing of assigned purchase orders on the project.In order to carry out these responsibilities, the Procurement Office selects and evaluates the performance of vendors, and coordinates the overall vendor/organization relationship.Specific ResponsibilitiesEnsures the timely delivery of quality health and non-health products at the lowest possible costInitiates the process of vendor prequalification and selectionParticipates in the selection of vendors based on agreed criteriaConduct a periodic comparative analysis on vendors pricesReviews and evaluates the performance of vendors and suppliersProcesses the necessary procurement payment documentsPrepare Local Purchase Orders and issue same to vendors after management approvalClosely liaising with vendors to ensure service optimizationEnsures the proper management of procurement department operationsCarries out all necessary procurement activitiesEnsures the proper processing of assigned vendor purchase ordersVerifies quantification of ordersVerifies that the required order is within the agreed budgetSubmits final invoices to the Finance and Accounts DepartmentWrite monthly procurement operations report and submit to managementConducts any other assignment as assigned by the supervisor

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