Fresher Canadian NGO Jobs – Procurement Officer – Raising The Village (RTV)

Job Title:        Procurement Officer
Organisation: Raising
The Village (RTV)
Duty Station: Rukungiri
with up to 30% travel to RTV field operation Districts, Uganda
About US:
Raising The
Village  International (RTV) is a Canadian non-profit organization focused
on ending extreme poverty by eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity,
nurturing income-generation activities and building local capacity, while
moving communities toward economic self-sufficiency. For more information,
please visit
Job Summary:  The Procurement Officer plays an important
role within RTV. This position ensures that RTV is making wise purchases of
goods or services to improve beneficiary livelihoods. The procurement and
logistics officer will be responsible for implementing all procurement and
logistics activities including acquisition of goods and services and will also
be responsible and accountable for managing and delivering quality logistic
services and goods for the organization in a timely manner and within budget.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
  • Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
  • Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
  • Develops plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Negotiate pricing and supply contracts for better deals
  • Ensure that the products and supplies are of high quality
  • Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications,
    delivery times, and potential future development
  • Develop procurement policies and procedures in accordance with international
  • Work with the program and planning and evaluation teams to develop a
    procurement pipeline based on project design
  • Note: Other requirements as might be required
    by their direct supervisor and/or management.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Raising The Village (RTV) Procurement
    Officer job vacancy must hold a University Degree in Business
    Administration, Procurement and Supply Chain Management or related field.
  • At least two years of experience as a procurement officer or related
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes,
    policies, and systems
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Ability
    to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
  • Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Able to build relationships and work effectively within teams;
  • Able to travel 30% of the time to RTV field operations;
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae
as one document including address, telephone contact and three references to:
Please note:
Properly formatted PDF or Word documents are preferred.
Deadline: 7th November 2018
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