WorldFish, a member of the CGIAR Consortium, is an international, nonprofit research organization. CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. It is carried out by the 15 centers who are members of the CGIAR Consortium in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, and the private sector. WorldFish is recruiting a Procurement Coordinator who will be responsible for leadership, co-ordination and management of all Procurement activities led by our Egypt office. The position holder will be expected to provide a seamless and prompt service to all projects with respect to procurement of goods and services ensuring strict adherence with WorldFish's procurement guidelines, the funding agency regulations and Egypt tax and VAT rules.
Key Responsibilities Manage the procurement process inclusive of vendor selection / accreditation, procurement planning by project, supporting internal procurement committees, purchasing and inventory management. Prepare vendor agreement / contracts in compliance with WorldFish policy and guidelines. Track the agreement for timely renewal or termination to ensure the implementation of agreements and contracts is in a transparent manner. Provide advise for improvements to procurement policies, procedures, guidelines and tools. Ensure efficient inventory management of all project assets by undertaking field visits time to time. Provide day to day support to field level procurement activities as when required by the project. Collect quotation from suppliers and prepare bid analysis to submit to the procurement committee and management for their review and approval. In consultation with project staff, plan and co-ordinate awarding of POs/Contracts to suppliers. Ensure efficient, transparent and cost effective procurement of goods and services. Keep linkage with GOB/NGOs and others officials as necessary in order to remain abreast with changes in procurement practises, tax and VAT issues of the country. Familiarity with donor (i. e. USAID) rules and regulations relating to procurement. Knowledge on VAT and Tax requirements. Knowledge and experience in managing the procurement function.
Desired Skills and Experience:This job is open to Egyptian nationals with the following essential skills and qualifications: Relevant degree (Business Administration, Management, Finance, Accounting or Logistics Management). Formal qualification as a procurement expert.
Experienced on procurement of goods and services in international NGOs in Egypt. Possess good knowledge of asset management, inventory exercises and warehousing. Proven ability to lead and and provide procurement training. Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work in a team-oriented multi-cultural environment, with strong personal values aligned with WorldFish's mission and values. Ability to work with minimum supervision, enthusiastic, positive, and proactive attitude.
Benefits:Salary and benefits This is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position with salary ranging between EGP 8,400 - EGP 8,600 per month. WorldFish's NRS shall receive comprehensive benefits including (but not limited to) paid annual leave, insurance coverage for staff eligible dependents, and employer pension/provident fund contribution.
Timeframe and locationThis position will be based at the WorldFish Office in Cairo, Egypt. Interviews are expected to be held in Cairo September 2017 and short-listed candidates should be available to attend. The successful candidate should be available to commence as soon as possible. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be notified.
Our commitmentWorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture and experience is valued. We support individual performance and potential in achieving our organizational goals and mission. We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage women and nationals from developing countries to apply. How to applyInterested applicants are invited to apply online and submit the following information: A cover letter, indicating why you are an ideal candidate, and what you would bring to the role. A current curriculum vitae. Names and contacts (Position, organization, telephone and e-mail addresses) of three professional referees who are familiar with your qualifications and work experience. Your nominated referees ideally should have persons from each of the following category: direct supervisor, internal peer and/or direct report. Screening will start on 10 September 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Only selected candidates will be contacted