Procurement Assistant at Mercy Corps

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Mercy Corps is a number one world group powered by the idea that a greater world is feasible. In catastrophe, in hardship, in additional than 40 international locations all over the world, we associate to place daring options into motion – serving to folks conquer adversity and construct stronger communities from inside. Now, and for the longer term.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:


Job Title: Procurement Assistant

Reference Quantity: ABV/OPS/2021/003
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Sort: Full-time
Place Standing: Full-time, Exempt or Non-exempt, Common
Stories On to: Senior Procurement Officer

Program / Division Abstract

  • Mercy Corps has been current in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on humanitarian help, financial growth, and battle mitigation. With the continued insurgency in Northeast Nigeria inflicting the displacement of thousands and thousands of people, Mercy Corps began its humanitarian response in 2014 to handle the rising humanitarian wants.
  • Because the disaster has continued, Mercy Corps’ technique has additionally expanded to handle the foundation causes of the battle and search to construct the long run resilience of communities with built-in packages specializing in governance, the restoration of markets and livelihoods, social cohesion and social safety, youth empowerment, and native battle administration.

Common Place Abstract

  • The Procurement Division is dedicated to implementing and sustaining the very best requirements of effectivity and integrity within the buy of products and companies.
  • The overriding goal for all Mercy Corps procurement exercise is the immediate and efficient provision of supplies and companies to Mercy Corps’ beneficiary populations in compliance with donor specs.

Important Job Tasks

  • Replace contract monitoring sheet on weekly foundation
  • Replace On-going PR Grasp listing with all assigned buy requests and share with program staff on weekly foundation
  • Printing Buy Requests (PRs) in coordination with Operations Supervisor and Senior Procurement Officer; guaranteeing that PR is given to originator for acceptable signatures
  • Put together the required documentation of provides and transactions are accomplished to MC requirements.
  • Replace Accomplished PR Grasp listing with all assigned PRs.
  • Making ready funds for all assigned procurements
  • File accomplished transactions as essential
  • Help the Operations Supervisor and workplace employees with procurement actions, as required;
  • Establish belongings through the course of procurement and notify the Asset Controller on receipts of belongings.
  • The Procurement Assistant will conduct himself/herself each professionally and personally in such a fashion as to carry credit score to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Has a full understanding of MC procurement insurance policies and codecs.
  • Collects quotations and bids from the marketplace for PR-s as assigned by supervisor – as per Mercy Corps requirements and codecs;
  • Work together with distributors throughout assortment of quotations – clarify Mercy Corps codecs and be sure that distributors will use the supplied kinds.
  • Guarantee honest competitors and strictly adhere to MC procurement guidelines concerning vendor relations as described beneath:
  • Work together with distributors, in coordination with Operations Supervisor; coordinating with Finance division to make sure funds are facilitated in a well timed method
  • Guarantee items are obtained in accordance with Mercy Corps requirements.
  • Different duties as assigned


  • Guarantee compliance with safety procedures and insurance policies as decided by nation management.
  • Proactively be sure that staff members function in a safe atmosphere and are conscious of insurance policies.
  • Work intently with Mercy Corps Nigeria nation staff’s safety point of interest to develop and preserve techniques that guarantee the protection and safety of the staff in all points of its implementation course of.

Organizational Studying:

  • As a part of our dedication to organizational studying and in assist of our understanding that studying organizations are simpler, environment friendly and related to the communities they serve, we anticipate all staff members to commit 5% of their time to studying actions that profit Mercy Corps in addition to themselves.

Accountability to Beneficiaries:

  • Mercy Corps staff members are anticipated to assist all efforts towards accountability, particularly to our beneficiaries and to worldwide requirements guiding worldwide aid and growth work.
  • Accountable for following Mercy Corps Subject Procurement Handbook, the MC Code of conduct concerning procurement actions and MC Battle of Curiosity coverage

Supervisory Duty:

Information and Expertise

  • Candidates ought to possess a Bachelor’s Diploma qualification with not less than 2 years work expertise.
  • Conscientious with a superb sense of judgment.
  • Potential to work concurrently on a number of duties.
  • Good spoken and written English.
  • Pc literate and robust organizational expertise.
  • Glorious oral and written English expertise.
  • Willingness and skill to work successfully with all kinds of individuals.
  • Glorious interpersonal expertise.
  • Potential to work as a part of a staff and coordinate with venture personnel.

Success Elements

  • The power to work together successfully with worldwide and nationwide personnel is required. A demonstrated capacity to multi-task, meet deadlines and course of info in assist of fixing program actions is important. Probably the most profitable Mercy Corps employees members have a robust dedication to teamwork and accountability, thrive in evolving and altering environments and make efficient written and verbal communication a precedence in all conditions.
  • Mercy Corps staff members symbolize the company each throughout and out of doors work hours. Workforce members are anticipated to conduct themselves in an expert method and respect native legal guidelines, customs and MC’s insurance policies, procedures, and values always and in all in-country venues.

Residing Circumstances / Environmental Circumstances:

  • The place relies in Abuja and would require journey to discipline places of work in and round Mercy Corps Nigeria as and when required.



Easy methods to Apply
and certified candidates ought to ship their CV and Cowl Letter in a single doc to: utilizing the “Job Title” as the topic of the e-mail.


  • All functions should embody the place title and Reference Quantity within the topic line.
  • Please word that solely short-listed candidates might be contacted for an interview.
  • We’re an equal alternative group so ladies are strongly inspired to use for this place




Essential Notes

  • The above statements are supposed to explain the overall nature and degree of labor to be carried out by folks assigned to this job.
    They aren’t to be construed as an exhaustive listing of all duties, duties and expertise required of personnel so categorised.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different duties along with these specified occasionally, as wanted
    • We don’t cost any software, processing, coaching, interviewing, testing or different price in reference to the appliance or recruitment course of. Do you have to obtain a solicitation for the cost of a price, please disregard it. Moreover, please word that emblems, logos, names and addresses are simply copied and reproduced. Subsequently, you’re suggested to use specific care when submitting private info on the internet
    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our individuals are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from numerous traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we wish to embody yours, Are you able to encourage us together with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Functions submitted after the deadline is not going to be thought-about.
    • As a result of urgency of the place, we now have the correct to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates might be invited for interview



Utility Deadline  26th February, 2021.