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CHEERS Nigeria 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 positions listed below.     Method of Application   Applicants should send CVs to   What we offer   Challenging working environment with scope for professional and personal development;   Being part of a dedicated, motivated and intercultural team;   Salary depending on the capacity and experience of the candidate.   All candidates must meet all the criteria of minimum qualification.

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Location: Abuja
Experience: 3year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade: Any



Summary of Position:

The 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 Responsibilities:


    Ensures the timely delivery of quality health and non-health products at the lowest possible cost

    Initiates the process of vendor prequalification and selection

    Participates in the selection of vendors based on agreed criteria

    Conduct a periodic comparative analysis on vendors prices

    Reviews and evaluates the performance of vendors and suppliers

    Processes the necessary procurement payment documents

    Prepare Local Purchase Orders and issue same to vendors after management approval

    Closely liaising with vendors to ensure service optimization

    Ensures the proper management of procurement department operations

    Carries out all necessary procurement activities

    Ensures the proper processing of assigned vendor purchase orders

    Verifies quantification of orders

    Verifies that the required order is within the agreed budget

    Submits final invoices to the Finance and Accounts Department

    Write monthly procurement operations report and submit to management

    Conducts any other assignment as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications and Skills:


    Candidates should be holders of a University degree in Social or Management Sciences with at least 3 years of work experience in TB/HIV in Nigeria.

    Experience in Procurement related activities is preferred

    Knowledge of TB/HIV health and non-health products especially in a treatment setting.

    Experience in Global Fund project procurement and supply chain management.

    Computer skills (MS Office), specifically Microsoft Excel

    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to learn quickly and expand scope of functions.

    Integrity, professional discretion and ability to handle confidential information.

    Ability to assume ultimate responsibility, work under pressure.

    Knowledge of the design and implementation of LMIS, and other procurement related software

    Ability to work in and around team building environment and work under pressure.


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