Procurement Assistant (G5) in Borno, Nigeria

Administration & Office Support
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Key Responsibilities (not all inclusive, nor exhaustive) 

  • Provide operational coordination and administrative services, to support procurement projects and activities, following standard processes and contributing to the effective procurement of goods and services,
  • Identify and recommend potential suppliers, and compile data/documents to support the selection of suppliers.
  • Review record and prioritize purchasing requests, and provide support to requisitioners, in order to support the procurement of appropriate goods and services, at lowest cost to WFP.
  • Contribute to negotiations with new suppliers on terms and conditions of orders, alongside a senior officer, in order to obtain the best terms and lowest costs for WFP.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders, contracts and any supporting documentation for approval by the appropriate stakeholder, and approve purchases within delegated authority, to enable the swift purchase of goods and services.
  • Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to support WFP to quickly respond and deploy food and needed resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.

Qualification, Experience and Attributes

  • Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area.
  • Completion of University degree is an advantage,


  • A minimum of 5 years relevant support experience is required in the following:
  • Has gained sound knowledge of procurement operations and technical processes.
  • Has provided technical guidance and training to staff members within area of expertise.


  • Fluency (level C) in English language.
  • Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri local languages is desirable.



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