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  • Posted: Aug 27, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 9, 2020
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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 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the...
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    Procurement Assistant

    • Creative Associates International (Creative Associates) is implementing the USAID/West Africa’s program Partnerships for Peace (P4P). The five-year program will partner and consult with stakeholders at the regional, national, and sub-national level across several West African countries, to develop a shared foundational understanding of counter violent extremism (CVE) in the region. The findings will improve institutional capacity of organizations and governments to implement more effective and coordinated CVE approaches.
    • To lead and support the implementation of Partnerships for Peace, Creative Associates seeks to engage a highly qualified and motivated team.

    Position Summary

    • The Procurement Assistant will assist the Procurement & Logistics officer in scanning and uploading documents onto the Western Africa P4P Field Office Site on SharePoint. He/she will assist in preparing appropriate documentation considering the procurement thresholds.

    Reporting & Supervision:

    • The Procurement Assistant will report to the Procurement and Logistics Officer.

    Primary Responsibilities

    •  Provide procurement and logistical support to the office
    •  Assist with translation (French to English) of Procurement documents from the Field Offices
    •  Scan and upload procurement documents onto SharePoint
    •  Create procurement files and follow appropriate nomenclature in accordance with procurement checklists
    •  Support to office assets management and inventory
    •  Filing of documents
    •  Update and constantly maintain Excel procurement tracker with up-to-date information on all procurement actions and upload new tracker onto SharePoint on a weekly basis
    •  Update and constantly maintain a comprehensive database of vendors and service providers
    •  Coordinate weekly Operations Calls with Field Teams
    •  Perform other related duties as required

    Qualification Required & Experience

    Education:

    •  Post-Secondary professional or technical diploma required; BA/BS degree highly desired

    Experience, knowledge and skills:

    •  Minimum of one year of administrative experience in an international development project
    •  Speak, write and read English and French fluently
    •  Proficient at using Microsoft Office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
    •  Prior experience with USAID or US government funded projects is highly desirable.
    •  Excellent analytical skills are required.
    •  Ability to foster and maintain teamwork, cooperation and learning.
    •  Excellent organizational and time management skills, the ability to think critically and work independently are required.
    •  Constant attitude and ability to help others solve any problem that arise

    Method of Application

    Please send a cover letter and a CV/Resume to:

    [email protected] and indicate the position you are applying for in the subject header.

    Closing Date: 09 September, 2020

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
    • All positions are full time and require a willingness to travel.
    • Creative Associates is especially interested in receiving submissions from women applicants.
    • Only qualified candidates who follow the application instructions will be contacted.
    • Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran.
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