PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT

  DAI
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 972
Date Posted:Feb 13, 2020
Reference:DAI/ACEBA
Closing Date:Feb 27, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Procurement
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:NTA, Grade E
Years of Experience:3 - 5 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About DAI:

Founded:  

BACKGROUND:

DAI is implementing the USAID funded Afghanistan Competitiveness of Export-Oriented Businesses Activity (ACEBA) Program. The objective of this program is to enhance capacities of Afghan exporters and micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) associated with export-oriented value chains, such as carpets, marble and granite, precious stones and jewelry, textiles, and cashmere as a means of promoting sustainable economic growth and increasing employment. 


Job Summary:

PURPOSE

The Procurement Assistant is responsible for ensuring project procurement of goods and operations services are achieved according to DAI/ACEBA policies and procedures. The Procurement Assistant supports the operations in the following functions, but not limited to.


Skills Required:

Interpersonal SkillsEffective Organizational and Administrative Skills

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Highly computer literate with preferably advanced e-mail, word processing and spreadsheet management skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Excellent organizational skills

• Ability to work under pressure


Duties & Responsibilities:

OBJECTIVE AND DUTIES: 

• Manage project operations procurement and ensure compliance with DAI/ACEBA policies, procedures and guidance;

• Purchase a wide-range of goods, commodities, and services;

• Manage vendor relationships, contacts, and pre-qualifications lists;

• Facilitate efficient and timely procurement of goods and services;

• Delivers work product in a schedule-driven environment;

• Obtains product/pricing information from vendors which is used in sourcing and contracting decisions;

• Facilitates the timely receipt of requested goods/services;

• Monitor/audit the receipt of goods and services;

• Carry out other procurement functions as required.


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree with 3 years’ experience or 5 years overall experience


Work Experience: 

• Experience working with international organizations in Afghanistan is preferred.

• Experience working on USAID-funded programs in DAI is an advantage

 

Other Skills:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Highly computer literate with preferably advanced e-mail, word processing and spreadsheet management skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Excellent organizational skills

• Ability to work under pressure


Languages:

• Fluency in English and/or Dari Pashto preferred 


REPORTING: 

• The position reports to the Operations Manager.


Job Keywords:

PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT

Submission Guideline:

To apply: Please send your CV & Covering letter to below email address and include Procurement Assistant in the subject line of the application

Note: Applications without specific subject line will not be considered


Submission Email:

  ACEBARecruitment@dai.com