Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF)is a non-governmental organization dully registered with Nigerian government through Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC/IT NO: 91613). Existing since October 2016, AHSF focuses on improving the quality of life of vulnerable population across communities in North East Nigeria. AHSF operates both in emergency and developmental context and have its program principally rooted in identifying gaps that affects population or increases vulnerability of population and bridging those gaps through resource base planning and implementation.
Procurement & logistics assistant will support in procurement processes, tracking procurement of goods and services through the procurement cycle, ensuring adequate and complete documentation from vendor before payment.
Administer AHSF procurement policy and procedures in accordance with donor guidelines and requirements.
S/He will implement and maintain procurement and fleet management policies, systems, and procedures.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
Work with local, national, and international vendors of goods and services to ensure quality, maintain professional distance required to ensure high ethical standards.
Conduct due diligence, background checks for vendors.
Ensure competitive procurement by attracting potential vendors for the purchase of goods or services either through direct, bid invitation, or other mechanisms that ensure high standards of transparency.
Coordinate delivery logistics with program team and/or grantees to obtain the required permits including delivery receipts.
Management of fleet and logistics related contracts for quality of services offered by outsourced fleet service provider.
Coordinate transportation, permits, authorizations, insurance, loading and unloading of goods/materials, and financial allocation or related expenses under grants.
Prepare budgets, solicit quotations, negotiate, conduct analysis, and recommend vendors for delivery of goods and materials to grantees.
Communicate all delivery schedules corresponding to grant and operations procurement, including the projection of related expenses.
Verify deliverables are complete and done in a timely manner.
Perform other tasks, as assigned.
Implement procurement processes and logistics operations for the project, including grants, strictly following all rules and regulations as well as all stipulations established by Nigerian law.
Review and recommend changes to procurement policies and procedures as required.
Maintain policies for procurement processes.
Manage/maintain a registry and file system for procurement to allow for efficient document and process audits.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF) and amongst beneficiaries served by Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF).
Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors.
Compliance & Ethics:
Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF). As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of Albarka Health Spring Foundation (AHSF)’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.
Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.
Minimum of B.Sc / Higher National Diploma in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Commerce, Supply Chain, Logistics and/or any other Social Sciences.
At least experience in Procurement & logistics with a minimum of 3 years managing procurement and data management within an International Organisation INGO, NGO.
Ability to work for multiple projects / donors.
Proven experience and knowledge of operational logistics & supply chain, policies & procedures.
Skills and Competence:
Good command of English.
Proven ability to communicate effectively internally and externally (Hausa and Kanuri)
Initiative and active problem-solving skills
Proven training and capacity building experience
Proficiency in the use of computers (Excel and Word)
Strong ability to pay attention to detail. Good organisational and planning skills.
Ability to work and handle pressure & Strong team player.
AHSF is an Equal Opportunity Employer AHSF considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.
The AHSF and AHSF workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in AHSF - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Transparency, Accountability, Partnership, Integrity, Team work (TAPIT).
In accordance with these values, the AHSF operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse PSEA, Child Safeguarding, Anti Monetary Laundring Policy, Anti-Fraud, Core Humanitarian Sphere Principles, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
Women are strongly encouraged to Apply.
Albarka Health Spring Foundation is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, care protected characteristics.
As part of their adherence to the values of AHSFV, all AHSF Intern and Volunteers commit themselves to combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other state.