An Admin and Procurement Officer is required at Citizens Direct Network, (NGO) an equal opportunity employer based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
CDN helps communities, especially those in the global South where big businesses' impacts are greatest, to communicate and negotiate with other stakeholders whose investments and operations affects their lives, livelihoods and environment.
To assist in the selection of appropriate suppliers and contractors, to promote good procurement practice with due regard to sustainability, ethical purchasing standards.
Implement cost reduction measures in all aspects of transactions and activities.
Lead the tactical and strategic functions of Purchasing including material planning, negotiations, vendor relationships, inventory and infrastructure to support the needs of the organization.
Manage the daily supply chain management of goods required to meet organizational demands.
Drive an on time delivery program that promotes high performing vendors.
Provide updated pricing model development that accounts for both the current
Develop systems and practices that promote extraordinary results of Purchasing that sup port efficiencies throughout the supply chain.
Encourage development and execution of strategic cost-saving ideas. Oversee inventory control, mitigate inventory risk, review variances and identify opportunities to improve inventory accuracy.
Administer employment agreements.
Verify and report on benefits payments.
Maintain the leave management system
Supervise administrative services within the office
Manage the filing, storage and security of documents
Respond to inquiries
Manage the repair and maintenance of computer and office equipment
Maintain insurance coverage's.
Supervise customer services and respond to customer inquiries
Assist with preparation of Bylaws.
Assist With preparation and advertising of contract documents and administer contracts
Perform other related duties as required or assigned by supervisor.
Candidate should possess B.Sc or HND in Public Administration, Business Administration, Management and Economics.
Not less than 3 years post qualification experience in the NGO sector.
Experience with US reporting. procurement standards is an added advantage.
Must be a team player, possess excellent communication and writing skills and should be able to show characteristics of integrity and commitment to work.
Other Essential skills needed:
Fluency in English (written and spoken)
Rigorous analytical skills and working with little or no supervision
Proven writing and research skills
A positive problem solving approach.
Commensurate with experience and education.