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Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 15 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement & Logistic Assistant – Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+)

Location: Bauchi

Project Summary

  • The Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+) project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.

Reporting& Supervision:

  • This position is housed in Bauchi, Nigeria, reporting to the State Team Leader.

Position Summary

  • Under the supervision of State Team Leader, she/he will be responsible to ensure timely, cost effective and safe delivery of goods and services to clients and to assist in the implementation of well-coordinated procurement and logistics activities

His/her duties include:

  • Prepare all necessary documentation for handling logistics of goods and services procured in accordance with Creative/USAID rules and regulations, and any other documents as needed;
  • Maintain the records on procurement process and related documents and files to ensure transparency and accountability;
  • Assist in scheduled updating of the procurement express portal regularly
  • Maintain a database of goods in movement and deliveries completed;
  • Assist in monitoring deliverables under contracts awarded and prepare documentation for review by the procurement team.
  • Undertake field missions when required;
  • Keep abreast of relevant products/services market developments;
  • Perform other duties as required.

Logistic Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Logistics & Procurement Officer in managing daily vehicle movement for the office
  • Ensure that all rented vehicles are in good working conditions
  • Ensure that all NEI Plus owned and rented vehicles are using NEI Pius log sheet record properly
  • Ensure that all NEI Plus Drivers have valid driving licenses at all the times
  • Update general inventory list timely as soon as new assets are procured
  • Ensure that all Creative NEI Plus project assets are given unique tagged number
  • Assist the Logistics &Procurement Officer in conducting periodic physical verification/tracking of the assets on quarterly basis
  • Send inventory report to the Logistic and Procurement Officer on quarterly basis.
  • Support other office operations as assigned by supervisor.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • College Degree in Purchasing or related field
  • 2+ years experience in procurement and Administration
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Planning and scheduling skills;
  • Experience in a USG or donor funded project or NGO preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with a culturally diverse staff, clients and consultants
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality
  • English fluency including business terminology required
  • Demonstrated intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

Application Closing Date
28th October, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated Resume/CV to: recruiting@crea-neiplus.com using “Procurement & Logistic Assistant” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please.