Procurement Officer Jobs Vacancy Nigeria 2019
Procurement Officer Jobs Vacancy Nigeria 2019
Employment Opportunity Nigeria: Procurement Officer Jobs Vacancy Nigeria 2019
As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable
development and international education work, we are dedicated to shaping
a future worth living around the world. GIZ has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment
promotion, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The diverse
expertise of our federal enterprise is in demand around the globe – from the German Government, European Union institutions, the United Nations, the
private sector and governments of other countries. We work with businesses,
civil society actors and research institutions, fostering successful interaction
between development policy and other policy fields and areas of activity. Our main commissioning party is the German Federal Ministry for Economic
Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The registered offices of GIZ are in
Bonn and Eschborn. Our 19,506 employees, almost 70 per cent of whom are
national personnel, work in around 120 countries (December 2017).
GIZ has worked in Nigeria since 1974. From 2004, GIZ has maintained a
country office in the capital city Abuja. Currently 280 national and 51
international employees and 4 integrated specialists are working in the
country (as of 31.12.2018).
The Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) is co-funded by the
European Union and the German Government. It is implemented by Deutsche
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing (FMPWH). NESP aims at
enabling and fostering investments in the Renewable Energy (RE), Energy
Efficiency (EE) and rural electrification/energy (RrE) sectors of Nigeria.
The programme supports key stakeholders such as the FMPWH to develop
and implement sector strategies, structured procurement approaches for both
off-grid and on-grid RE solutions and the standardization in EE to build the backbone for implementation activities. Data provision and analysis as well as the development of innovative finance tools connect all technical areas of the programme.
To that effect, three components have been established under NESP: (1)
Electrification Planning, (2) Sustainable Energy Access (On-grid and Off-grid)
and (3) Enabling Environment for RE and EE investments.
The mentioned components, notably Sustainable Energy Access, have plans
to procure for large amounts of goods, e.g. electrical, thermal or building
As a Procurement Officer, under the supervision of the Head of Admin &
Finance and in close collaboration with the other NESP components as well
as Country Office and Headquarters, your job will be to procure for goods
according to NESP needs and in accordance with GIZ rules
The Procurement Officer, in accordance with GIZ rules,
Coordinates effectively with the NESP components and the
procurement departments at Country Office and GIZ Headquarters.
Prepares all documentation required for the procurement of goods, as
per the technical specifications developed by the NESP components.
Ensures completeness and quality of the procurement documents
Assists in the management of tender processes in Country Office or
HQ – preparation of adverts in newspapers, quick signature
procedures, preparation of contractual agreements etc.
Follows-up on all procurement processes to ensure their timely
Monitors the markets for goods.
Documents and files completed order transactions in reference files
and in DMS (in line with GIZ’s filing rules).
Control of deliveries, Control of invoices and receipts – assures
quality and materially correctness of deliveries
Arranges for the safe transfer of goods to their destination, notifies
delivery location and time processes cases of damage in transport
Informs the NESP components on time about the status of
procurement of goods, particularly in the event of delays.
Assures complete customs declarations procedures, in the case of
importation of equipment.
Collaborates with the accounts team in invoice analysis and ensures
proper preparation and execution of payment orders.
The Procurement officer:
is familiar with all components of NESP, concepts and status of
implementation and knows the corresponding experts and staff;
Represents the interest of the GIZ and NESP, and always acts on their
Carries out important tasks for the programme, even if these are not
explicitly cited in the job description; performs other duties and tasks
at the request of the management.
Required qualifications, competencies and experience
Qualifications: University degree in Economics, Finance, Accountancy
or a related field.
Professional experience: At least 5 years professional experience in a
Other knowledge, additional competences
Outstanding knowledge of procurement.
Very good working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software,
phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS
Proficiency in English, ideally a knowledge of German
Willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed,
corresponding measures to be agreed with management.
Good organizational skills
A good team player who is willing to take on responsibility.
Innovative and possessing a positive attitude to change.
You are kindly requested to submit your CV and letter of motivation as one
document with complete contact details via email
(Please include Vacancy No_044. in mail subject)
GIZ Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer; both men and women are
encouraged to apply.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.