Procurement Manager

Corus International

About the organization

Corus International leads an ensemble of social impact organizations working together in the world’s most fragile settings to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to overcome the interconnected challenges of poverty, health care access and climate change. Corus is a new model in the international space, creating a consortium of specialized non-profit and for-profit entities for greater impact. Additional growth is expected.

Corus combines over 150 years of experience of our non-profit and for-profit subsidiary organizations – LWR, IMA, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and LWR Farmers Market. Together, the organizations take a systematic approach to grow rural economies, eliminate extreme poverty, ensure access to quality healthcare, and respond to urgent humanitarian needs in fragile settings.

Further details about the organization can be found at https://corusinternational.org

Duties

The Procurement Manager furthers the mission of Corus International by supporting the procurement services of the organization; acquisition of project related materials; donated inventory management; and administrative functions related to contractual agreements and documents including preparation of sub-grants, associated modifications and review and routing of any incoming contractual documents.

This position is responsible, under the guidance of the Senior Director, Procurement, for the effective delivery of procurement services for Corus. The Procurement Manager will adhere to agency and donor established procurement procedures and regulations.

Key Result Areas:

The success of this role is measured by the following KRAs:
• Successfully manage his assigned portfolio's procurements with limited supervision.
• Successfully deliver procurement presentations and training to the field staff in line with donor and agency rules and regulations.
• Stay abreast of maintaining an up-to-date filing system and procurement track recording to meet internal/external audit expectations.

Qualifications

Education:

Four- year college degree required.

Qualifications:

• Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint, Skype for Business, and Team Meeting.
• Experience in Commodity Procurement or Supply Chain Management/Logistics, preferably 2-3+ years’ experience in international procurement.
• Specialized training and/or experience relating to procurement of commodities funded by government and/or multi-lateral international organizations such as USAID, DFID, Global Fund or World Bank.
• Minimum of two years of experience with international procurement and delivery of USG restricted goods with focus on pharmaceuticals (HIV/AIDS supplies, including ARVs) with Global Fund, USAID, or World Bank is preferred.
• English fluency in writing, reading, and speaking. French is desirable but not required.
• Working knowledge of US Government acquisition contracting procedures, regulations, policies (particularly USAID) i.e. FAR, 2 CFR 200, 22 CFR 228 is preferred.
• Good organization and communication skills as well as ability to multitask are essential.
• Capable of managing numerous simultaneous projects.
• Ability to prepare and deliver presentations to colleagues; Strong written and oral communication skills; Strong project management skills.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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