Evidence of extensive senior management experience in a similar environment.
Leadership experience in planning and procurement.
Excellent leadership and communication skills.
Bachelors degree in business administration accounting or related field Master degree is preferable.
Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes policy and systems.
Minimum 4 years experience as Procurement Manager.
Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Word PowerPoint Outlook and Excel)
Ability to analyze problems and strategies for better solutions.
Ability to negotiate establish and administer contracts.
Excellent Pashto Dari and English verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to multitask prioritize and manage time efficiently.
Accurate and precise attention to detail.
Ability to work well with staff at all levels.
Goal-oriented organized team player.
Duties & Responsibilities
Procurement Manager is responsible o provide procurement processes within APA acting as the primary focus for the APA Management team in the development and implementation of procurement strategy roles legislative compliance within which departmental teams must operate when procuring goods and services on behalf of the organization. Consultation and engagement with all key stakeholders to ensure effective procurement and delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities:
To provide professional advice and champion the benefits to all staff on procurement strategy thinking practices and behaviors and to ensure all recognize the importance of efficient and effective procurement.
To embed the procurement strategy objectives and programs into the longer term strategic financial plans for the business.
To oversee the delivery of NPH’s Procurement strategy policy & procedures.
To prepare an annual action plan setting out key objectives for procurement for agreement by the Executive Management Team.
Estimating and establishing cost parameters and budgets for purchases.
Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests.
Compare suppliers bills with bids and purchase orders to verify accuracy.
Track the status of requisitions contracts and orders.
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 the best deal for pricing and supply contracts;
Approve and pay bills;
Monitor contractor performance recommending contract modifications when necessary.
ensure that the products and supplies are high quality;
Create and maintain the inventory of all incoming and current supplies;
Maintain and update the list of suppliers and their qualifications delivery times and potential future development;
Issuing ITBs and supervising Bid openings
Working with team members to complete duties as needed;
Interested qualified candidates should submit their CVs and a cover letter online to [email protected]
Candidates may also submit applications by hand (hard copy) directly to the APA main office in Kabul and sub-offices in Kandahar Nangarhar and Khost Provinces.
Please include the name of the position and vacancy number in the subject line of your Email and submit your CV on or before 25.09.2018.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview.
Females candidates are highly encouraged to apply.