INTRODUCTION : -
Purchasing Officer job opportunity is available at Medecins Sans Frontieres - for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -
Including the following activities : Constantly assessing the local market, seeking products and suppliers that offer the best value for money and negotiating prices in order to guarantee the best quality and pricing for MSF goods and commodities.
Regularly updating the supplier-item-price data on the supply office and informing the Supply (Activity) Supervisor / Logistics Supervisor of all information or modifications to the data i.
e. price, address, items availableAt the request of the line manager, obtaining different quotations from suppliers according to the MSF Purchasing policy and placing purchase orders to pre-selected suppliers with whom prices have been agreedRequesting invoices or receipts, without delay, for all purchases, checking they are correctly filled and translating information written in local language before approvalManaging the administrative and accounting procedures related to purchases : completing purchase orders, checking delivery notes (against orders), managing advances issued by the Finance Department, etc.
Updating information on purchase lists after purchases are madeAssisting in reception control process with the storekeeper
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -