Chemonics recruits 01 Procurement Surge Support Consultant
Procurement Surge Support Consultant | Remote | 2021
PROJECT: Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Nigeria
Estimated Level of Effort: 4 Months(up to 40 hrs/week)
Assignment Location: Remote (with possibility of occasional travel to Abuja, Nigeria)
Background: The overall goal of GHSC-PSM is to procure and provide health commodities for all USAID health programs, including but not limited to, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Family Planning, and Maternal & Child Health, as well as provide systems strengthening technical assistance to improve supply chain management and commodity security in Nigeria.
Objective:The objective of this assignment is to provide support to the procurement unit in implementing high priority procurement tasks up to completion during peak activity periods.
Tasks:Support to the Procurement Advisors and managers within the team
Drafting and Preparation of solicitation documents analyzing bids working with the procurement technical evaluation committee as applicable and initiate the vendor selection process and producing quality memorandum of negotiation for each procurementSupport the PSM project in implementing procurement SOPs with an aim of strengthening procurement best practices and promoting adherence to the PSM procurement policies and procedureEnsure purchases order information is accurately maintained in the central MIS systemComply with procurement policies and standard operating procedure of the PSM organization and PSM rules and regulationPreparation of PSM procedure documents using PSM enterprise management system (Orion and CRM) to initiate procurement actions including price request, Price Quotation, and price ordersPerform other specific assignments as agreed by PSM Nigeria Director of Procurement/nominee
Deliverables:The key deliverables are fully executed LTA subcontracts for
LMD DistributionNiSRNWarehousingHotel BPAsAll major operational BPAs
QualificationsBachelor’s degree or equivalent
3-5 yrs working experience in procurement or administration experience with USAID funded procurement is preferredKnowledge of 3PL logistics subcontracting requirementsKnowledge of USAID and/or the Global Fund rules and regulationsFluency in EnglishStrong organization skills and ability to work as a team oriented culturally diverse environmentSelf-driven with a high sense of quality and accuracy and efficiencyAbility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work independently
Location of AssignmentThis is a remote working assignment to support the GHSC-PSM project team in Nigeria (with possibility of occasional travel to Abuja, Nigeria).
SupervisionThe consultant will report directly to the Procurement Director or his/her designee.
Application InstructionsPlease send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “Procurement Surge Support Consultant” in the subject line to NigeriaPSSC@chemonics.com by March 10, 2021. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.
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