Senior Procurement Officer

August 2, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Procurement Officer
Job ID: 2022-4710
Location: Abuja
Employment Status: Full-Time
Category: International Positions

The Senior Procurement Officer supports the procurement team in ensuring efficiency and integrity of the processes for procurement of goods and services at Jhpiego’s office.

Procurement of Goods and Services:

Perform procurement functions for goods and services with utmost integrity.
Prioritizes, evaluates, and manages procurement needs and opportunities.
Coordinate procurement processes in collaboration with the Procurement Manager.
Document all processes followed in procurement for references, audits and other third party reviews
Provide coaching and mentoring for supervisees to perform procurement functions.
Support in updating vendor’s database in line with Jhpiego’s policy
Support procurement committee functions
Ensure compliance with document retention strategy for the department.


Support the Procurement Manager in sustaining compliance to USAID and Jhpiego procurement regulations.
Support review meetings with all project procurement staff to review compliance and implement improvements and best practices.
Conform to compliance indicators for procurement. Track and report against performance.


Conform to the established sourcing and procurement processes that promotes transparency and integrity.
Enhance supplier relationships to drive sourcing & supplier initiatives to meet or exceed product quality, service & deliver sustainable cost reductions, while reducing or mitigating risk in procurement management.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or equivalent related qualification
MBA is highly desired
Purchasing-related certifications will be an added advantage.
7+ years’ experience in procurement required; in USAID- funded procurement preferred.
Knowledge of global sourcing and procurement strategies, tactics, processes, procedures, and systems.
Proficiency in Microsoft office tools
In-depth knowledge of USAID and other international donor regulations
Experience supervising staff
Ability to exercise good judgment in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards of confidentiality and honesty.
Strong negotiation skills
Adaptable, creative, collaborative and able to think strategically.
Ability to lead in the face of complexity in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills (both oral and written)
Able to work under pressure, take initiative and manage and prioritize work independently.
Ability to travel to and work in state in which Jhpiego operates.

N772,300.18 – N833,232.03 Monthly (Gross).
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

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