The role of the Procurement Coordinator position is to assist the logistics Manager to coordinate Procurement and related activities in Cameroon. The Procurement Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day implementation of operational logistics for the emergency operations conducted and provides gap filing and capacity building support to the Area Offices.

Generic responsibilities 

Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at country and area offices. Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines, and donor requirements. Ensure proper filing of all support documents in office 365. Support Logistics managers with procedures and training of support team in the field Take the lead with framework agreement and follow up on its implementation

Specific responsibilities

These responsibilities are not exhaustive and shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus, and type of programme intervention.

Review procurement documents for conformity in Agresso and ensure procurement procedures are managed for National Tenders Coordinate technical training sessions for Area Officers and Logistics team in accordance with NRC policies. Responsible for archiving in office 365 according to NRC standards and policies in effect in the Country Program  Verify, Analyze, and compile logistic reports of the different offices according to the reporting schedule (purchase tracking report, contract follow-up, pricelist update, vendor database procurement plan follow-up). Participation in procurement analysis committees, supplier identification and evaluation, inventory, specific logistical activities in the field offices. In charge of tracking and bills of Terra Mar, orange, rent, etc. Manage suppliers and their registration in Agresso. Supports the Logistics Manager in preparing teams for internal and external audits in the Country.

1. Professional competencies

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:

Experience from working as a Procurement Coordinator or équivalent in a humanitarian/recovery context Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile Holder of an advanced degree in the field of logistics would be a plus. At least five years’ progressive experience in INGO. Experience working with donors like NMFA/NORAD, GFFO, ECHO, USAID, UNHCR, SIDA will be a strong advantage. Should be very bilingual, speaking and writing English and French.

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge, and experience:

Empowering and building trust Managing resources to optimize results Working with people Coping with change

2. Behavioural competencies 

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:

Managing resources to optimize results. Managing performance and development Analyzing Handling insecure environments Empowering and building trust

We offer:

Salary/benefits: Grade 7 according to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions Duty station: Yaoundé with 50% travel Contract duration: March 2023 The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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