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Basic Information

Vacancy Number: COMAC 044
Title: Procurement Officer
Category: Purchasing-Procurement
Duration: One Year ( With Possibility of Extension )
Exp.: 2018-04-14
Jobs no: 1
Salary: Based on NTA Salary Scale
Gender: Male/Female


Organization: Conflict Mitigation Assistance for Civilians (COMAC)
Location: Ghazni, AF


Work Experience: 2-4 experience in procurement Years

Essential Job Functions:
• Ensures procurement and compliance at his/her provincial office duty stations are compliant with applicable USAID rules and regulations and Blumont policy.
• Develops Requests for Quotations performs bid opening price and cost analysis and issues purchase orders for operations acidities;
• Prepare issue and monitor purchase orders for Operations vendors.
• Understanding legal requirements audit requirements & budgetary requirements to ensure compliance.
• Ensures compliance with donor procurement regulations and with all local laws and regulations;
• Prepare the vetting documents for the operations vendors and sending them to USAID via Kabul-based Procurement/Logistics Manager and DFA.
• Conducts follow-up on tendered and non-tendered purchase order requests work orders change orders service requests contracts etc. monitoring the procurement service delivery process.
• Ensures standards and specifications for procurement processes are properly defined and implemented within the various sectors.
• Maintains procurement / vendor files and establishes framework for quotation validity;
• Ensures proper documentation and recordkeeping for all procurement actions;
• Ensures maintenance of procurement files and records for audit purposes and institutional memory;
• Responding to queries and addressing issues.
• Ensuring that system information is keyed in accurately and the procurement system is updated as and when required
• Ensure Blumont Inventory and Asset and to ensure newly procured IT equipment and furniture is recorded on the Blumont Inventory and Asset record.
• Work in Cost point maintain vendor information and enter all operation purchase orders into cost point.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor according to his knowledge.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

• High School diploma required Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• 2-4 years of experience in procurement logistics and administration with experience on donor-funded programs required and previous experience on USAID-funded programs preferred.
• Knowledge of procurement regulations is required
• Fluency in written and verbal English required. Strong writing skills also required.
• Excellent computers skills particularly with MS- Office Package.

• Ability to work well in a cross-cultural environment
• Attention to detail
• Proven organizational and administrative management skills
• Time management and prioritization skills
• Demonstrated ability to build relationships between work units and departments
• 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

This will be expected travel up to 70%.

Duties & Responsibilities

Blumont is seeking for the position of Procurement Officer to provide support to COMAC activities related to logistics transportation and local procurements. Specific job duties will include but not be limited to the following activities.

Submission Guideline

Interested Afghan National Candidates should submit their applications via e-mail indicating on the SUBJECT line the title Location and vacancy number of the position applied for to kfzfieldhr@blumont.org
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 interview.

Email: kfzfieldhr@blumont.org