Procurement Manager

Who we are
We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.
There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.
Join us!

PSI seeks to recruit a dynamic, self-driven and results oriented individual to join the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the procurement activities of the organization and ensuring cost efficiency and timeliness in purchasing PSI’s materials, products and services.
Sounds interesting? Read on!
Your contribution

• Assist in the development of the Global Hub’s Procurement policies and procedures in compliance with PSI Global procurement standards;

• Monitor the policies and procedures to ensure that they are kept updated and relevant to the international situation of the Global Hub requirements;

• Responsible for creation of list of Authorized Vendors, using PSI’s selection and pre-qualification processes. Update list on a regular basis and circulate to relevant staff;

• Responsible for Due Diligence checks (supplier references, site visits, historical data, anti-terrorism compliance) for Authorized Vendors and Contractors; Provide consistent and constructive support to other departments to ensure compliance with policies and procedures; • Monitor procurement records to ensure that each procurement request is fully and clearly documented according to PSI policy; • Conduct regular market surveys in key procurement categories to ensure that PSI is receiving best value for money; • Prepare Requests for Proposal and manage contract/tender processes.

• Build and manage effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to achieve common goals; • Ensure satisfactory audit ratings related to Procurement. If required corrective actions plans are developed & implemented to address any audit findings;
• Continuously monitor requisitions to ensure that proper procedures followed and policies enforced;

• Provide consistent and constructive support to other departments to ensure compliance with policies and procedures;

• Monitor procurement records to ensure that each procurement request is fully and clearly documented according to PSI policy;

• Conduct regular market surveys in key procurement categories to ensure that PSI is receiving best value for money; • Prepare Requests for Proposal and manage contract/tender processes.
• Build and manage effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to achieve common goals; • Ensure satisfactory audit ratings related to Procurement. If required corrective actions plans are developed & implemented to address any audit findings;
• Continuously monitor requisitions to ensure that proper procedures followed and policies enforced

What are we looking for?
The basics

• Bachelor degree in logistics or Business management or related field. Master degree will an added advantage.
• Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) Diploma or equivalent professional qualification.
• At least eight (6) years’ experience in procurement, with three (3) years at managerial level
• Working knowledge of ERP systems
• Working knowledge of donor procurement procedures

What would get us excited?
• Strong leadership skills;
• Planning and organization skills;
• Strategic and analytical thinking;
• Strong consensus-building skills;
• Ability to drive change and innovation; and
• Strong customer service skills.

• Please make sure to include copy of Certificate of Good Conduct in your application.

How to apply

• Interested applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae no later than May 21st 2020 to [email protected] . Subject: Procurement Manager

• Applications will be screened on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is identified.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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