Procurement Assistant

Vacancy Number:KFZ-142
Title: Procurement Assistant
Duration:Long Term
Exp.: 2016-10-11-(3 Yearss Ago)
Jobs no:1


Organization: Kandahar Food Zone Program | About Kandahar Food Zone Program
City: Kandahar
Country: AF


Education:High School diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Work Experience:2-3 Years


High School diploma required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

2-3 years of experience in procurement with experience on donor-funded programs required, and previous experience on USAID-funded programs preferred.

Knowledge of procurement regulations required

Fluency in written Pashto/Dari is required. English is preferred. .

Excellent computers skills, particularly with MS- Office Package.



Ability to work well in a cross-cultural environment

Attention to detail

Time management and prioritization skills

Demonstrated ability to build relationships between work units and departments

Strong communication skills verbal and written; fluent written and spoken English, Dari and Pashto.

Ability to develop policy and procedure guidelines

Ability to coach, mentor, delegate appropriately & provide departmental guidance to staff

Good adaptability and ability to work under extreme pressure

Proven leadership, teambuilding, & problem solving skills

Excellent critical thinking, decision making and negotiation skills

High level of integrity, independence and initiative

Strong customer service and ability to work quickly under deadlines

Duties & Responsibilities

The Procurement Assistant will report directly to the Procurement Officer. The Procurement Assistant will provide support for KFZ activities through local procurements. Specific job duties will include but not be limited to the following activities:


Responsible for assisting operations and program procurement in IRD-KFZ Kandahar office.

Ensures procurement and compliance at his/her regional office duty station is compliant with applicable USAID rules and regulations and IRD policy.

Coordinates with Security Manager to ensure all procurement for security, and security related vehicles and facilities is maintained.

Scan and copy procurement documents.

Checking each purchase request.

Ensures proper documentation and recordkeeping for all procurement actions;

Assist in answering incoming calls.

Correspond with vendors regarding prices, product availability, and delivery  

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Submission Guideline

Interested Afghan National Candidates should submit their applications via e-mail, indicating on the SUBJECT line the title and vacancy number of the position applied for, to [email protected]
Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted for an interview.

Email: [email protected]