Purchaser in Rivers, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the procurement of all requested goods for the ICRC Sub Delegation in Port Harcourt securing the best correlation of quality, price and delivery time
  • Ensures orders are delivered on time and items meet the specification required.
  • Prepares each Purchase Order (PO) file according to ICRC standards
  • Performs necessary paperwork and assures follow up with administration and other departments
  • Updates and maintains knowledge about main suppliers; checks the market for potential new suppliers.
  • Liaises with Dispatch and Transport to decide on Transport mode and prioritize dispatch of cargo.
  • Follows eventual problems and suggests improvement in any part of the supply chain

Minimum required knowledge & experience:

  • Bachelor Degree, Associate Degree or equivalent higher education degree in administration, logistics, purchasing or similar field.
  • Additional vocational training in administration, logistics or purchasing.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in logistics, purchasing, administration or similar position in commercial or humanitarian sector.
  • Advanced conversational and written English. Other Niger Delta dialogue is an asset.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft office)

Personal Attributes:

  • Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting & Learning, Responsibility & Autonomy;
  • Honest & Trustworthy
  • Negotiation, Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
  • Good knowledge of the local market
  • Capacity to integrate the ICRC logistic procedures
  • Flexibility and team playing within and out with the logistics department.


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