Procurement Officer

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Posted on 23 Nov, 2022
Closing on 04 Dec, 2022

Job Description

Procurement Officer – Sana’a

General mission

Reporting to the supply Country Logistics manager, the Supply Chain officer ensures the efficient management of purchases for the are under his or her responsibility.
He or she is a key player in the rollout and implementation of HI’s logistics standards, which consists in reworking the positioning of logistics at HI and affirming the principle of professional development.

Missions / Responsibilities 

Mission 1: Procurement Management 

  • Ensure that the collected documents are compliant with HI procedures: supplier stamp, signature...etc. 
  • Make sure HI procurement rules are respected within Sanaa Base.
  • Manage high amount PSR in link with Country / Logistics Manager and Area Manager.
  • Ensure packing list and waybill for the items sent to HI projects are issued and properly used.
  • Assure PMC for Sanaa Office (Procurement Monitoring Chart) is updated on a daily basis.
  • Prepare the weekly treasury plan for all payments including the monthly, weekly...etc, under the supervision of the line manager and send request to Finance Department. 
  • Update and communicate the Procurement plan for each delivery.
  • Assure that all purchase files are completed
  • Assure that all supply follow up documents are linked (CMC-PMC-Stock follow up)
  • Ensure regular follow up of all contracts and their renewal / extension signed on time 
  • Support Log Manager on Procurement Plan / Supply plane 
  • Report any difficulty/issue with supplier to line manager
  • Work on market assessment and provide a catalogue and detailed price list
  • In coordination with Country/Logistics Manager, contributes towards the drafting, revision and implementation of the Operational Strategy (StratOp) within his or her field of activity and geographical area and in line with objectives;
  • Be part of design phase – resources planning of the area of intervention (costs, quality, deadlines)
  • Be part of launch phase – procurement planning and define the procurement plan and purchasing strategy
  • produces and updates the risk map for his or her area of responsibility and proposes and implements corrective mitigation measures;
  • drafts the incident reports for his or her area of responsibility
  • produces, compiles and analyses the data in the procurement dashboard for his or her geographical area

Mission 2: Transport Management 

  • In link with suppliers and/or Logistics Manager manage the transport of goods to/from the warehouse.
  • Ensure to select the proper vehicle according to volume and vehicle condition.
  • Ensure to select appropriate and good number of daily workers according to the activity.
  • In link with Logistics Manager and Liaison Officer ensure to have the proper documentation for transportation of goods (waybill, clearance letter, authorizations,)
  • Be the focal point in management of customs clearances in support with the Logistics Manager. 

Mission 3: Stock Management

  • Ensure a good management of the stock, stationeries and welfare. (Reception of the local freight at office, Check-up and classification of all delivery notes…etc.)
  • Make sure the storage management documents are compliant with HI procedures (when it is the case): Bin cards, stock items request, stock cards, Delivery Notes.
  • Compile the weekly inventories for Sana’a base
  • Provide support (advises/trainings) if needed.
  • Works in collaboration with projects regarding stock movements and stock follow up and documentation.
  • Crosscheck regularly the data between deliveries from warehouse and projects data (delivery note) and support the project team on the reconciliation process between the items delivered to the partners and the donation certificates received, ensure that the documents are matching
  • Ensure that Stock Management Chart (SMC) is daily updated, as well as all documents (Bin card, Stock Card, …)

Mission 4: Prepares for and responds to emergencies

  • Provides adequate support for emergency responses in his or her geographical area;
  • Participates in analysing the emergency response capacities of the programme and teams;

General mission

Management skills

  • Being capable of helping team members to progress: developing his/her staff‘s ability to work autonomously
  • Knowing how to position oneself so things can move forward 
  • Knowing how to simplify and prioritise 

Profile requirements:




Qualification(s): Bachelor degree in a relevant sector 


Experience (type and amount of experience):

3 – 5 years within similar position

3 – 5 years preferable within humanitarian sectors INGOs

Skills (knowledge, abilities required for the position, refer to skills repository document) :


  • Organization skills (Practice);
  • Activities monitoring (Practice);
  • Mechanics skills (Practice);
  • Planning (Proficient);
  • Procurement, purchase, and transport (Expert)
  • Stock management (Expert)
  • Driving licence
  • Budget design and management 
  • Donors’ regulations 
  • Facilitation and/or design of training and skills development 
  • Operational partnership 
  • Risks management 
  • Internal control 
  • Good written and spoken English is essential     


Personal qualities:




  • Leadership: inspires confidence, motivates, sets the example, takes and assumes decisions 
  • Working as part of a team/network, cooperating
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback; discussing with multi-disciplinary 
  • Resilience to stress and uncertainty 
  • Organised 
  • Autonomous 
  • Solution-oriented 
  • Adaptable 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Able to manage stress 
  • Committed.    


Job Conditions

  • The salary will be defined according to HI’s existing salary scale
  • Based in Sana’a, with frequent movements to the field.
  • 30 days leave/year + benefits (transport allowance, health insurance, life insurance)
  • The working hours are the following: 8:00 to 16:30 (with 30 minutes lunch break) from Sunday to Thursday.
  • Note that working time can go up to 48 hours per week (according to the Yemen labor law) if it is required by the volume of activities and by the line manager.   

How to Apply

Application Process

  • Interested candidates may please send their CV with cover letter in English, with the reference in the email subject: YEME/HR/2022/PO+ Applicant full name
  • Deadline for applications is 11:30 pm on (Sunday 04 Dec. 2022)

Please address all applications to:

  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
  • Handicap International, is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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