DAI – Assistant Procurement and Local Subcontracts Manager

Summary of Primary Duties
The Assistant Procurement and Local Subcontracts Manager is a key member of the Procurement Team. He/She will play a pivotal role in ensuring integrity, fairness, and openness in procurement processes as well as adherence to policies, procedures, and controls. The main responsibility for this position is to assist in oversight and conduct procurement of goods and services. The position requires relevant work experience in the field of procurement and contracting across a variety of industry sectors, contract management, dispute resolution, managing interpersonal relationships and communication, and investigating/following up on vendor issues. The position requires knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). The Assistant Procurement Manager will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring that complete procurement related backup documentation is provided prior to submission to Finance Team. He/She will oversee solicitations, and price/cost/reasonability analyses. The Assistant Procurement Manager will supervise the Procurement Specialist (s), Officers and he/she may need to assume main procurement responsibilities when needed.

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field. A Masters’ degree is preferred.
8+ years of relevant experience and progressive responsibility in procurement
Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a procurement role in Mid to Senior Management
Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a procurement role for USAID funded projects
Experience leading and managing the procurement & acquisition aspects of USAID funded projects, including a demonstrated understanding of applicable procurement-related USG & Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) regulations
Accuracy in working with large amounts of data
Ability to respond effectively to time sensitive demands & inquiries
Proficiency using Microsoft office suite, and other relevant software
Demonstrated strong problem solving skills as well as exceptional customer relations (both internally & externally); provides sound business judgment and contractual oversight
Excellent organizational skills with a willingness to take initiative and be proactive in the procurement process
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent bids
Excellent communications and personnel management skills and ability to relate to people at all levels of an organization and of different multi-cultural backgrounds
Extremely well organized and self-directed individual with sound technical skills, and analytical ability
Fluency in English is required

Base of Operations
Nairobi, Kenya

The Assistant Procurement Manager will report to the Procurement and Local Subcontracts Manager.

Apply on or before 20th April 2017


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