Country Office: Ethiopia
Work Base: Borena
Availability: As Soon As Possible
Salary Scale: EMS05, 1
Salary and other benefits: Gross salary ETB 15,902-18,206
Insurance – (Life, Group Personal Accident, and Medical Insurances are covered upon the organization policies).
Seniority Allowance – paid to depend on the years of service
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position.
About Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger was founded in 1979 as an international non-governmental organization that fights against hunger in the world. Our mission is to save lives by eliminating hunger through preventing, detecting, and treating undernutrition, especially during and after emergencies related to conflicts and natural disasters.
The international network of Action Against Hunger has offices in France, the ed Kingdom, Spain, Canada, India, and Belgium. Teams in the field combat hunger on four fronts: Nutrition and Health, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS).
About Action Against Hunger – USA
As the world’s hunger specialist, our primary goal is to create a better way to deal with hunger. For more than 40 years, we led the global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. With 7,500+ staff, our teams have been on the front lines, treating and preventing malnutrition across more than 45 countries, assisting more than 21 million people.
We save the lives of children and their families. We are there for them before and after disaster strikes. We enable people to provide for themselves, see their children grow up strong, and for whole communities to prosper. We constantly search for more effective solutions, while sharing our knowledge and expertise with the world. We push for long-term change.
About the Country Program in Ethiopia
Action Against Hunger has been operational in Ethiopia since 1985 responding to both chronic and acute needs through a multi-sectoral strategic approach where Nutrition and Health, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) are integrated in order to maximize impact on people’s resilience.
Action Against Hunger currently operates in 5 different regions with an anticipated 2020 yearly portfolio of $20M of emergency and resilience-building programs, research, and innovation. We have a country team of about 550 staff working out of 18 field offices and sub-offices across Ethiopia.
Our main donors in Ethiopia are ECHO, Europaid, UNHCR, OFDA, BPRM, SIDA, EHF, WFP, UNICEF, and others.
General Assignments / Scope of the Role:
Under direct supervision of the Logistics Officer, ensure the base’s entire purchases ordered.
The Purchaser’s Role’s, purpose, engagement, and deliveries are:
- Purpose (The substantive focus of the job encompassing scope, depth, and difficulty of work both conceptual and applied)
Objective 1: Centralize and process the orders :
§ Receive the signed and stamped RFQ from the Logistics get the RFQ signed and stamped by the supplier
§ Distribute RFQ to suppliers receives ice quotations in a sealed envelope.
§ Receive the validated Supplier Purchase Orders (SPOs) from the logistics officer and submit to suppliers.
§ Ensure the quality of the purchased items and deliver them to the store.
§ Deal with the orders following AAH procedures ;
§ Purchase the articles ordered while respecting AAH’s logistic procedures ;
§ Manage cash and ensure the accuracy of the bills
§ Inform the person requesting goods of the progress of the treatment of his order ;
§ Organize and follow the delivery ;
§ Develop proper archiving for supplier purchase order (SPO).
Objective 2: Manage the supplier data:
§ Up-date the price catalog;
§ Carry out the quotation orders.
- Engagement: (The focus of interaction both internally and externally needed to deliver a service seek collaboration and build effective partnerships)
Objective 3: Follow the payment of suppliers:
§ Collect and check the invoices ;
§ Participate in the payment of the suppliers
§ Effect payment to suppliers after the goods are inspected and delivered to store.
§ Settle the cash advances with Administration as per rules
- Delivery: (The focus on the execution of the work and the role on the team for supporting business/operational functions in terms of timeliness and quality)
Objective 4: Reporting
§ Do a monthly Order purchase report and follow up for bases.
§ According to the Kit log V.3 procedures
I. Supervisory Responsibilities
II. Gender Equality Commitments
Foster an environment that supports the es of women and men, and equal access to information.
Provide a work environment where women and men must be evaluated and promoted based on their skills and performance.
Respect beneficiaries’ women, men, children (boys and girls) regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion. Race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, or marital status.
Value and respect all cultures.
III. Fiscal Responsibility
IV. Physical Demands
· Any Procurement requests should be raised by using the link software.
V. Working Conditions, Travel and Environment
The duties of the job require regular job attendance at least five days per week. Must be available to work outside normal office hours or on the weekends as required.
Must be able to travel as required for standard domestic business purposes. While performing the duties of this job in the field, the employee may be exposed to precarious settings under high-security risks and/or very basic living conditions and outside weather conditions, as well as to infectious diseases.
VI. Additional Tasks
Ensure gender mainstreaming in the Logistics department
VII.Required Qualifications and Professional Experience
Degree/Diploma in supply chain management, Management, Accounting, or any related field with two years and four years related experience for Degree and Diploma, respectively.
VIII.Required Skills & Competencies
Sense of confidentiality, Computer knowledge (Word and Excel) – Negotiating capacity – Rigour and local language is Mandatory.
How to Apply
If you are interested, please send your application composed of: none returnable CV, Covering Letter with “Purchaser” written in the subject line, and three references, applicants to the following addresses:
Directly In-Person to Action Against Hunger Addis Ababa office after Washington DC square to Mayor Muriel Bowser Street, Wollega – Gimbi, Gambella, Waghimra – Sekota, Harergue- Harar, Borena – Yabello and Somali Gode offices,
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be communicated on and the selection process includes technical tests and an interview.
- Job City Borena, Oromia