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Purchase Officer At Solidarités International (SI)


For over 35 years, the humanitarian aid organization SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL has been committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs:  water, food and shelter.

SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL (SI) is starting activities in North-eastern Nigeria in August in the fields of Wash.

Job Title: Purchase Officer


The purchase officer carries out the purchases for the programs and structure for his/her assigned base.
He/she is one of the guarantors for implementing and respecting Solidarités International purchase procedures.
He/she is responsible for filing and archiving logistics documents linked to purchases
List of main activities
Knowledge and monitoring of the market:

Take part in the analysis of the local purchasing environment
Update price lists and supplier files

Implementation of purchasing process:

Receive and process requests for quotes and IOFs after verification and approval by his/her line manager
Implement purchases while respecting the rules and approval procedures established by donors and Solidarités International
Ensure that products purchased correspond to the requirements of the purchase officer’s requirements in terms of quantity and quality
Ensure that the format of, and information on quotes and invoices comply with regulations
Ensure compliance with administrative procedures for the management of advances and payment of suppliers
Establish and archive purchasing files in accordance with the rules of Solidarités International and its donors
Monitor and update IOFs electronically

Ensure the compilation of price lists and suppliers
Ensure the monitoring of IOF requests and inform purchase officers of the status of their orders
ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)

Line manager: Purchase Manager, logistician
Line Report(s) [on Base]: 

Functional Manager: 
Functional Report(s): 

Profile required :
    Training: Logistics, Administration, Finance, HR Management
    Languages: English, Haussa, Kanuri
    IT skills: Good knowledge of Office software : Excel, Word, Outlook
    Professional experience: 2 year of experience in similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector)
    Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, good interpersonal skills (communication), team player.

How to Apply

Please submit your application (CV and cover letter) by email to: job.applications@solidarites-nigeria.org with the title of the job as subject


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