Become a Procurement Officer at Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA) Secretariat, Kenya: Apply Now!!

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Reports: to Human Resource & Administration Manager
Salary: Grade 8
Contract Duration: One year (with the possibility of extension based on
performance and funding availability)
Location: Nairobi Secretariat

Application Deadline: 20 March 2024

Tax Justice Network Africa

Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA) is a pan-African organization and member of the Global
Alliance for Tax Justice (GATJ). We advocate for pro-poor taxation systems and the
strengthening of tax regimes to promote domestic resource mobilization. TJNA aims to
challenge harmful tax policies and practices that favor the wealthy and those that aggravate
and perpetuate inequality. Our policy influencing enables citizens and institutions to seek fair
tax systems. 

About the role

The Procurement Officer plays a pivotal role in ensuring the effective delivery of procurement
services within TJNA. Operating within a collaborative and client-focused framework, the
Procurement Officer is responsible for overseeing all procurement activities with a keen focus
on quality, efficiency, and achieving results. This role requires a proactive and detail-oriented
individual who can lead a team while navigating the complexities of procurement processes
while adhering to organizational policies and standards.

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Required Competencies & Experience

  • Minimum of five years of work experience in a civil society or NGO setting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related
    field. Advanced degree or professional certification (e.g., CIPS) is preferred.
  • Proven experience in procurement, preferably within the NGO sector or a similar
    context with understanding of donor regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of procurement principles, practices, and tools, including sourcing
    strategies, contract management, and supplier relationship management.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, identify trends, and make
    data-driven decisions.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with diverse
    stakeholders and build productive relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a
    fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Other experience and Knowledge

  • Client Focus
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Quality Orientation
  • Results Orientation
  • Integrity and Ethics
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Adaptability and Flexibility

How to Apply:

  • Does the role profile match your description?
  • Qualified and interested candidates are requested to submit their application through this link: Procurement Officer Application
  • Your application should include salary expectations. Applications with no salary expectations will
  • not be considered.
  • The closing date for applications is Wednesday, 20th March 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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