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Job announcement: Procurement Specialist

Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) is one of the biggest and oldest German aid and welfare organization with more than one million members. Currently, ASB has 11 foreign offices and implementing programs in more than 20 countries. ASB, through its officially registered country office in Georgia, implemented several EU, German, and US government-funded projects related to: inclusive disaster risk reduction, provision of social services, improvement of economic and livelihood conditions, resocialization of persons in conflict with the law, confidence building, as well as humanitarian assistance to IDPs, conflict-affected population and other vulnerable groups, etc.

 

Within the ongoing project “Stronger Together - Cooperative Action to Respond to Cross-border Emergencies” funded by Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), ASB Georgia is seeking for qualified Procurement Specialist. Overall objective of the project is to enhance disaster risk management system with special focus on health emergencies in Armenia and Georgia through capacity building and establishing cross border cooperation mechanisms. As a result of the project, Emergency Medical Teams (EMTs) should be established in Georgia and Armenia. The duration of the project is 24 months (February 2021 – January 2023) with possible extension.

 

Duration Six-month service contract 

Location Tbilisi, with occasional travel to Armenia 

Starting date: As soon as possible 

 

Description of the position

ASB is looking for a qualified Procurement Specialist to launch procurement process in Georgia and Armenia.  The procurement process should be implemented in strict accordance with DG ECHO and ASB Georgia procurement guidelines, standards and procedures.  The equipment and supplies has to be purchased for Georgian and Armenian EMTs based on the list of equipment and logistical Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) developed by EMT members, project staff and international experts. The list of equipment includes the main items necessary to build up the clinical facilities, arrange EMT members’ accommodation and WASH/water treatment systems in the field. 

The hired Procurement Specialist should plan, implement and oversee purchasing activities and ensure that purchased items correspond to the exact requirements defined in EMT SOP documents, are of high quality and cost-efficient taking into account budget limitations defined within the project.  

 

Responsibilities 

The Procurement Specialist will participate in all stages of procurement process conducted for Georgian and Armenian EMTs. The procurement process will be coordinated and carried out in accordance with the initially prepared and agreed timeline, Donor`s and ASB`s procurement guidelines, in close coordination with project staff and Georgian and Armenian EMT focal points:

 

More specifically, the selected candidate will:

  • Conduct local and international market research on availability;
  • Evaluate different supply options and provide professional advice for project staff regarding technical specifications of the items to be purchased;
  • Lead the Evaluation Commission meetings;
  • Coordinate the response to procurement inquiries;
  • Monitor the process of procurement and offer solutions on problems experienced during the process;
  • Prepare the necessary documentation and forms;
  • Implement any other tasks required based on emerging needs.

     

ASB team will be responsible to provide Procurement Specialist with all the necessary information and relevant documentation.

 

The Procurement Specialist will be responsible to provide the following deliverables: 

  • Work plan and time line for the assignment;
  • Final list of equipment prepared separately for Georgian and Armenian EMTs;
  • Market analysis conducted for Georgia and Armenia based on the final list of EMT equipment;
  • Procurement plan for Georgian and Armenian EMTs;
  • Procurement reports (including bid analysis report, minutes of Evaluation Commission meetings and other relevant supporting documentation).

     

These deliverables should be completed within the deadlines mentioned in the work plan to be provided by the Procurement Specialist.

 

The payment of honorarium will be released upon acceptance of the deliverables submitted by the Procurement Specialist according to initially approved work plan. Per diems and accommodation costs defined according to ASB internal regulation will be applicable only for duty trips conducted in Armenia.

 

Qualification and Experience Required:

  • Education in Procurement, Business Administration, Economics, etc.;
  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience in procurement at local as well as at international level, particularly procurement of zero VAT rated items. 
  • Proven knowledge of Disaster Management and Disaster Response Tools and Item used in large scale response management like ERT Equipment of RC/RC etc.
  • Knowledge of/experience in EU and international non-governmental organization`s procurement procedures would be an advantage.
  • Ability to travel to Armenia.

     

Application Process

Interested candidates are kindly requested to apply only through email with their respective CV, cover letter in English language to [email protected] with the subject line “Procurement Specialist”, not later than December 1, 2022. Only electronic applications will be accepted and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

 

ASB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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