Graduate Internship Recruitment At Mercy Corps Nigeria 749 views4 applications


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Procurement Intern

Abuja

General Position Summary

  • The Procurement Intern will be based in Abuja and will provide day-to-day support to the Operations in Abuja under the direct supervision of the Procurement Officer based in Abuja.
  • The successful candidate will undertake Procurement duties working in close collaborations with other operations team members as well Programs.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Support in the daily coordination of MC procurement activities;
  • Assists staff as needed on creating clear and understandable purchase requests and other documentation;
  • Assist in the Collection of  quotations and bids from the market for PR’s as assigned by supervisor  – as per Mercy Corps standards and formats;
  • Interact with vendors during collection of quotations – explain Mercy Corps formats and ensure that vendors will use the provided forms.
  • Provide equal opportunity for vendors/suppliers to make price and specification quotations.
  • Guarantee the confidentiality of all specification and price quotations made by vendors/suppliers.
  • Interact with contractors, in coordination with the Procurement Officer;
  • Assist in the preparation of required documentation
  • Assists the P&L management and office staff with procurement activities, as required;
  • Assists P&L management with asset management .
  • The Procurement Intern will conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties assigned.

Knowledge and Experience

  • A B.Sc or HND in Business related field is essential
  • A demonstrated ability to multitask and process information into action in a timely manner
  • Ability to use  the following Microsoft Productivity tools: Excel, and Word
  • Demonstrated interest for pursuing a career in HR related role.
  • Fluency in English Language

Success Factors

  • The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude. Ideally, s/he will have previous experience in working in large-scale emergency programs in insecure and conflict-affected contexts, including remote management. S/he is a problem solver, who is adept in successfully dealing with issues of complexity.
  • S/he is an active listener and contributor, working to create a strong team share ideas and learn. Conscientious with an excellent sense of judgment.

ICT Intern

General Position Summary

  • The ICT Intern will be based in Abuja and will work under the direct supervision of the ICT Systems Administrator to support operations process of MC Nigeria.
  • The successful candidate will undertake ICT systems administration duties working in close collaborations with other operations team members as well as Programs.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Interface with vendors on goods and service deliveries.
  • Attend to minor computer/network connectivity issues.
  • Register and update the Asset register regularly.
  • Update the computer maintenance log book as needed.
  • Make purchase enquiries and assist in procuring ICT equipment.
  • Prepare Payment requests.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner
  • Assist in web application design and development
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Knowledge and Experience

  • A B.Sc or HND in Information and Communication Technology related field is essential
  • A demonstrated ability to setup and manage a computer network system
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair basic computer issues
  • Ability to develop web applications using PHP and MySQL is an added advantage
  • Ability to use the following Microsoft Productivity tools: Excel, and Word
  • Fluency in English Language

Success Factors

  • The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude. Ideally, s/he will have previous experience in working in large-scale emergency programs in insecure and conflict-affected contexts, including remote management.
  • S/he is a problem solver, who is adept in successfully dealing with issues of complexity.
  • S/he is an active listener and contributor, working to create a strong team share ideas and learn. Conscientious with an excellent sense of judgment.

Method of Application

Applicants are encouraged to submit their CV’s and Cover Letters in one document, addressing the position requirements to: [email protected] All applications must include the position title in the subject line, be not more than four pages.

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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