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Regional Senior Procurement Specialist at Management Sciences For Health – MSH

Regional Senior Procurement Specialist

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience
  • Location Abuja
  • Job Field Procurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain&nbsp

Job ID: R81

Job Details

  • Working under the direction of the MSH regional procurement lead, provide procurement expertise and support to MSH field offices to ensure best value for money and strong adherence to MSH procurement policies and standards. 
  • The Senior Procurement Specialist is aware of, adheres to, and educates Country offices staff on the MSH Code of Business Ethics and Conduct, donor regulations and MSH Standard Operating Procedures in all activities.
  • Provide procurement support to field projects. This may include leading and managing end to end procurement efforts (pre-qualification of vendors, RFQs, PO, procurement committees) and assisting in procurement where countries have staffing or knowledge gaps.
  • Support the implementation of vendor pre-qualification and due diligence process for goods and commercial services identified and participate where possible in company visits to validate vendors’ technical and operational resources, develop the Purchase Orders and Commercial Contracts and submit them for validation.
  • Work with the U.S.- based procurement manager on restricted procurements for field projects.
  • Where necessary, participate in high volume Procurement Committee meetings in Country
  • Maintain knowledge of Federal Import/Export regulations, Federal Acquisition
    Regulations, and MSH’s compliance with the regulations.
  • Support Country start-ups and close-outs​
  • Assist the Regional Procurement lead to implement compliance monitoring.
  • Conduct spot checks on quality and completeness of Procurement documentation on QuickBooks online and internal drives. This is to ensure compliance with MSH and donor requirements throughout the entire procurement process including the quality of vendor past performance reference documentation
  • Support country internal and external audits. Ensure country teams embed audit readiness in their daily procurement activities. I.e. attaching documentation on QBO and shared drives accurately and timely.
  • Enforce 100% regular Clearance Verifications performed against all vendors of goods and services in assigned countries.
  • Review of KPI reports

Qualifications
Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred:

  • Supply Chain certification is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of and experience managing US government funded procurement with demonstrated understanding of USAID regulations related to procurement.
  • Supply Chain Management, including logistics and knowledge of federal imports/exports regulations
  • Excellent computer skills and experience using word and spreadsheet applications
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (required)
  • Fluency in written and spoken French (desired)
  • Negotiation skills

Method of Application