The Iraq Community Resilience Initiative – Ta’afi (ICRI-Ta’afi) is a United States Agency for International Development Office of Transition Initiatives (USAID/OTI) program implemented by Chemonics International in Iraq. ICRI-Ta’afi aims to increase stability in Iraq by supporting accelerated recovery in conflict-affected areas, improvement of the public’s perception of local leadership, and strengthened social fabric of Iraqi communities.
The Procurement Associate will report to the Procurement Manager.
Work Location and Number of Vacancies:
The position is based in Erbil. (1) vacancy.
Checks project inventory and track all project items
Assists the procurement team during the procurement process
Prepares Payment Requests, Purchase Orders, PAR forms, RFQs and BPAs when needed
Prepares Loan Agreements for staff working in Iraq
Creates and manages procurement files
Assists staff in addressing any procurement questions or issues in collaboration with the operations and procurement staff
Stays well informed regarding all Chemonics policies and procedures related to procurement
Other duties as assigned
One to three years of experience in logistics and inventory or similar fields for donor-funded projects
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field preferred, or equivalent experience
Ability to work with culturally and geographically diverse staff
Ability to work in a professional and cordial manner with fellow staff members, visitors, and partner institutions, including international and local NGOs, governmental entities, support organizations, and the general public
Must be capable of lifting and moving items with a weight of 20 Kilograms
Working proficiency in basic office computer applications including MS Word and Excel
Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
Fluency in written and oral Arabic and English is required; written and oral fluency in Kurdish, and other local languages is a plus, but not required
Equal employment opportunities:
Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices based on race, color, 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.
Contract period: 12 Months with possibility of extension
Salary: The salary of this position falls under band FSN-06
The selected candidates will be vetted.
Chemonics Iraq offers a fair, competitive, and transparent recruitment process. We are promoting the health and well-being of our staff and their loved ones. We are just as committed to creating an environment that encourages professional learning and growth. Our benefits include:
Health insurance for its full-time fixed-term employees and their dependents (spouse and children) at no additional cost. The health insurance Chemonics provides is an exclusive package with wide network in different cities within Iraq. The employees and their dependents can visit hospitals and receive treatments with no payment.
Life insurance for the employee at no additional cost
Resilience Support Program at no additional cost
Annual professional development fund for approved trainings for each employee.
Online platforms for language and technical skills development (Mango Languages and Degreed)
Contribution to Social Security scheme.
Due to high number of applicants only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applications are due by 03 October 2020