Procurement Assistant Job At the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture – IITA

Procurement Assistant

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Procurement Assistant Job Vacancy At the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture – IITA

A Procurement Assistant job vacancy is currently available at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture – IITA. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals.

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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world’s leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of tropical countries.

DUTIES:

  • Participate in a market survey on fast-moving items every week
  • Assist in procuring materials and items on cash as per the instruction of back of house Manager
  • Preparing weekly report of outstanding purchase orders (Partial deliveries, non-deliveries, and GIT
  • Ensure that invoices of all-cash purchases are quickly submitted daily for preparation of imprest journal for processing and prompt reimbursement by the Finance unit
  • Liaise with Supply chain unit on outstanding purchase orders both locally and overseas orders to reduce encumbrances.
  • Assist in raising local purchase orders for imprest purchases and other deliveries to  the unit
  • Follow up with suppliers in ensuring prompt deliveries of items required for the day-to-day running of the unit.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Back of House Manager or supervisors.

QUALIFICATION:

National Diploma in a related field with a minimum of three (3) years of experience performing a similar or related role in a well-structured organization.

COMPETENCIES:

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have the ability to work with minimal supervision, trustworthiness and commitment to work during weekends and holidays when needed.

REMUNERATION:

We offer a highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.

How To Apply For Procurement Assistant Job

  • Hit the ‘APPLY FOR JOB’ button below.
  • Follow the displayed link to proceed to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture – IITA recruitment portal.
  • Complete the online application form and submit your application.
  • The application deadline is 29th June 2022.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.iita.org.