Procurement and Logistics Officer at Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)

Title: Procurement and Logistics Officer | Locations: Kogi and Niger | Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)


Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF) is a regional Non-Governmental Organization in Abuja for youth growth, development and empowerment, with a mission of building an African society through constructive engagement with stakeholders expand opportunities for self-development and realization among the youth.

Objective

  • Responsible for monitoring stock levels and overseeing the movement of incoming and outgoing goods.

Description
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  • Ensure timely preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual project procurement plans and monitor implementation;
  • Ensure full compliance of procurement activities with AYGF organisation policies and donor rules and regulations;
  • Assist the Finance Manager with establishing internal control systems;
  • Set up procurement processes, monitoring systems and mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in procurement;
  • Review and verify all purchase orders for goods and contract services;
  • Maintain and update all procurement files and transaction matrices;
  • Identify logistical bottlenecks and propose ways to fill in gaps;
  • Direct and supervise stockroom management practices to ensure no overstocking and losses;
  • Monitor and track project asset inventories;
  • Plan, organise and lead the bid solicitation processes including drafting and issuing Requests for Quotes, developing bid evaluation criteria and guiding clients on processes.

The Person
The ideal candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Administration, Procurement or an equivalent training and experience;
  • 5 years+ years of experience in managing diverse procurement and logistics operations preferably in an NGO environment;

Skills / Competencies:

  • Knowledge of local markets and vendors;
  • Strong personal, supervisory and time management skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills;
  • Excellent level of computer literacy.

Application Closing Date
29th March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications, with a Cover Letter not more than one page specifying motivation for the application and addressed to “The Human Resource Manager, Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)”, via: [email protected] Indicating position and location applied on the subject line.

Note

  • This position is open only to applicants residing in Kogi and Niger States of Nigeria and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  •  AYGF is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.