MSF Switzerland Purchaser NGO Job Vacancy in Dadaab in Kenya Aug 2017


MSF Switzerland Purchaser NGO New Job Opportunity in Dadaab Kenya


MSF Switzerland Purchaser NGO Career Opening in Dadaab Kenya


Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland, Dadaab Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Vacancy: Purchaser
Project Summary: The objective of our project is to provide primary and secondary level of health care to the Refugees in Dagahaley refugee camp.
MSF provides a full package of medical care through 4 primary health care units and 1 hospital (100 beds) with 24 hour emergency and Operating Theatre.

Health services include curative, preventative, nutritional activities and emergency preparedness and intervention with partners.
Reporting: The selected candidate will be reporting to Supply Team Leader and Supply Manager
Start date: ImmediatelyPackage: Attractive salary package on offer with additional benefits including comprehensive health cover.

Contract duration: 03 months fixed term contract

The job activities include but are not limited too;

  • Carry out purchases of a supply office analyzing market sources, and competitive pricing conditions among different suppliers in order to ensure an ongoing supply of all sorts of goods, while guaranteeing best quality and pricing for MSF goods and commodities.
  • Carries out the purchases of a supply office on the basis of purchase documents issued by the line manager and manages the administrative and accounting procedures related to purchasing.
  1. Constantly assess the local market, seeks products and suppliers that offer the best value for money, and negotiates prices.
  2. At the request of the line manager, obtains different quotations from suppliers according to the MSF Purchasing policy
  3. Place purchase orders to pre-selected suppliers with whom prices have been agreed.
  • Request invoices or receipts, without delay, for all purchases, check they are correctly filled and translate information written in local language before approval.
  • Regularly updates the supplier-item-price data on the supply office.
  • Manage the administrative and accounting procedures related to purchases: complete purchase orders, check delivery notes (against orders), etc.
  • Manages the advances issued by the Finance Department.
  • Assists in reception control process with the storekeeper and supply assistant.
  • Update information on purchase lists after purchases are made.
  • Purchase management on UNIFIELD (Integrated Supply Chain and Finance Management Software).
Requirements: Education: Essential, secondary education; commerce related studies desirable.

Experience: Minimum 2 year experience in supply chain related jobs
  • Essential, mission language and local language
  • Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, stress management
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter outlining HOW you fulfill each of the requirements in bullet points on or before the 31st July 2017 to must be received by the deadline.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)