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Procurement Assistant

Published on 07.04.2021


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Position : Procurement Assistant

Institutional Background

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. Jhpiego has been working in Malawi since 1999 implementing a wide-range of interventions in maternal health, family planning, HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment. Current projects include facility and community-based HIV testing services, and HIV prevention

Jhpiego intends to recruit suitable and a qualified staff for the vacant positions below:    

Post:  Procurement Assistant (1post) : Lilongwe 

The Procurement Assistant will provide professional procurement administrative support for timely implementation of the procurement process to Jhpiego Country office procurement function.

Required profile for job ad : Procurement Assistant
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply- Diploma level
  • Malawi Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MIPS) Member
  • Malawi School Certificate of Education
  • 2 to 3 years working experience at a similar position
  • Basic knowledge in conventional procurement procedures
  • Basic computer skills
  • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision.
  • Able to uphold and respect procurement ethics and to conduct activities with integrity.
  • A team player who demonstrates patience, flexibility and honesty.
  • Be willing and able to meet tight deadlines and including working long hours when required.
  • Be able to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Flexible to travel to meet vendors and suppliers as necessary
  • Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence.
  • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
  • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
Job criteria for job ad : Procurement Assistant
Job category :
Secretarial work, assistantship
Industries :
Associative activities
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Blantyre - Central - Lilongwe - Mzuzu - Northern - Southern
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
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Number of Position(s) : 1

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