Monday, 27 June 2016

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International (Procurement Officers)

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Location: Borno

Position Overview

  • The main objective of this role is to support the Logistics Manager/ Head of Base in all procurement activities within the ACF Nigeria mission.
  • Throughout the procurement process, he/she will prepare an collect all documentation whilst ensuring compliance with ACF procedures, liaise with suppliers on daily basis, conduct market assessments, request quotations, evaluate supplier bids and follow up on procurement authorization, delivery schedules and supplier payments.

Specific Objectives

  • Support Logistics Supply Chain, review and prepare all documentation during the procurement process
  • Support line manager in negotiating supplier framework agreements and contracts
  • Supervision of Delivery issues
  • Reporting

Additional Responsibilities
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
  • The Procurement Officer should be flexible and adaptable with regards to the implementation of the daily work/activities.
  • The Procurement Officer is expected to conduct all duties in a professional manner following ACF Nigeria mission staff regulations and charter.

Minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in procurement and/or logistics position
  • Some experience in supervising Staff
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office, especially MS Excel.
  • Rigorous, with strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Professional level of English
  • Ability to work in complex environment and can bear the work load

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working for NGOs an asset, particularly international and/or health related NGOs
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset.

Closing Date
8th July, 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV’s to:


  • To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line
  • Application received without these specifications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
  • No phone calls or follow-ups will be entertained.
  • Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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