Ended Procurement Assistant

The Job

Procurement assistant – Country Office

Position Objectives:

Save the Children International (SCI) Yemen Country Programme has an annual budget of around USD 70 million and growing, working mainly on the humanitarian response to the ongoing conflict and its impact including more recently on the cholera outbreak. The SCI Yemen has over 700 staff and 1500 volunteers and works in nine governorates in the north and south of the country through seven field offices and two sub-offices in addition to the main office in Sana’a
The procurement Assistant has the responsibility to assist in with the delivery of timely, effective and accountable Procurement support to the Save the Children field team in the country programme.


Developing self and others; Working effectively with others

  • Ensure that Save the Children minimum standards of archiving system are adhered to.
  • Assisting the procurement officer in all related tasks.
  • Updating and maintaining the procurement tracker
  • Receiving the Procurement request and prepare the RFQs and the related tender documents.
  • In collaboration with the Procurement officer, processes the requisitions sent by the field sites.
  • Seeks for signatures as per the procurement procedure.
  • Perform data entry into procurement sheets
  • Conduct field market search for new suitable and competitive suppliers
  • Maintain and update suppliers’ database in all procurement categories
  • Scan all procurement processes papers and maintain a full soft archive
  • Covering procurement officer role when needed
  • Participate in checking the goods when received to the warehouse
  • Ensure that Save the Children minimum standards of archiving system are adhered to.
  • Processing payments for completed procurements ensuring acknowledgement in terms of GRNs, Completion Certificate and waybills.
  •    Follow up finance to know the payment status and update the suppliers.
  • Assist the Logistic officer in maintaining up to date Procurement documents and Manuals & updating database.
  • Provide purchased materials to the responsible receiving office and do all actions for completing the process. Perform other duties related field as assigned by supervisor.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


  • University level professional qualification/degree in business administration or relative


  • Experience in supply chain management including procurement,
  • Experience in data management (excel and word)
  • Proficient IT skills.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Additional job responsibilities

  • The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
How to Apply

Kindly apply through below link


This position is open to Yemeni nationals only

We are looking for both men and women from Yemen with enthusiasm and commitment to improve the protection and promotion of the rights of all children in Yemen

All applicants will be subject to Save the Children’s Child safe guardian Policy and Reference Checking Process.

  • Employer: Save The Children
  • Category: Logistics
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 1 October 2019
  • Deadline: 14 October 2019