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Procurement Officer
Relief International

Relief International (RI) is an international non-governmental organization US and UK based, working in the humanitarian field since 2004 in Sudan, providing emergency relief and early recovery activities to internally displaced persons (IDP) and rural communities, focusing in lifesaving health and nutrition services. RI is looking for qualified candidates to fill the vacancies mentioned herewith

 Vacancy No: 3
 Supervisor: Deputy Country Director – Operations.
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum, with frequent field visits to RI field locations.
 Closing Date: 26 Jan 2023


About RI: Relief International (RI) is a leading global organization and home to teams of humanitarian activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world's most vulnerable populations. By collaborating with beneficiaries and communities on the front lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development.



Working under the overall responsibility of the DCD - Operations, the (position) will be responsible for Procurement responsibilities in Khartoum office. (Scope of activities]

 Duties and responsibilities:



Essential Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • Deputizes DCD Operations in ensuring operational reporting collected from the field and stored in the box.
  • Prepare files and operations periodic reports to ensure accuracy and timely submission to DCD operations.
  • Leads on procurements at Khartoum level in accordance with the approval matrix. Ensure that the procurement trackers are update. Coordinate with all field sites that all the procurement trackers are updated and available on the box. 
  • Works closely with program managers to ensure their requests are submits on time and timely deliveries within the schedule.
  • Procure all items required for program me which authorized and processed all procurement procedure.
  • To maintain accurate records of all quotes, items procured and assets in use in line with RI procedure, ensure that all correctly completed and authorized procurement requests are procured and delivered in a timely manner,
  • Ensure that all RI procedures and Donor rules relating to procurements such as quotations, records and procurement summaries are followed and accurately recorded.
  • Carry out a transparent and efficient bidding (quotation) process as outlined in the RI Procurement Procedures Manual
  • Update the Procurement Tracker report on daily basis and Shared with the DCD Operations on daily basis while referring to box.
  • Make every effort to obtain the lowest price and highest quality of items for RI programs.
  • Procure all requested items in a timely manner.
  • Account for purchased items and coordinate with appropriate logistical and admin staff members.   
  • Acknowledge orders received and where possible provide initial feedback on costing estimates and delivery times.
  • Receive quotation requests from field and provide information as requested, where requested help requester develop specification; advising on type of equipment needed, what is available, rough costing etc.
  • Develop a clear knowledge and understanding of RI procurement procedures and ensure that all purchases are fully compliant with RI donor rules and standard procurement regulations.
  • Ensure payment of suppliers is made promptly and that the finance department receives all the necessary documentations.
  • Advise field sites on procurement system, availability of goods etc.
  • Liaise with the Liaison and Admin officer at Khartoum and follow up on importation of items ordered from outside, ensuring customs exemptions are respected.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:



  • A Bachelor’s degree is required and Master degree will be plus in a related field.
  • 5 years’ experience with an international NGO in similar position.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Fluent in English and in Arabic oral and written.
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Computer skills and office management skills.
  • Human Relation skills, including integrity and ability to work with minimum supervision and under pressure preferred.

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability


To apply: Please, submit your CV, work certificates, and qualification to HAC Office in Khartoum, online through sudanjob.net, a telephone contact number, and two professional references, closing date:26.01.2023, at 14:00

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview. To find out more about Relief International please visit our website at http://www.ri.org.



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