Buyer 1
 No. of Post: 2
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 18 May 2021


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an impartial, neutral and independent organisation striving to protect and assist the victims of war and internal violence, has been working in Sudan since 1978. The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to fill the position of Buyer 1 in Khartoum.



Buyer 1 manages procurement for specific categories of products to be defined according to knowledge and experience (e.g. food, logistics, engineering, medical equipment, …) in their assigned region, in accordance with ICRC rules and regulations.


 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Conducts research into the availability of goods and services.
  • Independently carries out ordinary procurement for specific sector(s) up to a certain amount.
  • Drafts requests for tenders/quotes, selection tables and contracts and submits them to their hierarchical superior.
  • Follows up on purchases and deliveries and checks that they are conform with specifications and contract details.
  • Receives goods and checks that they correspond to quantities and quality ordered.
  • Manages, follows up on, files and scans invoices and related documents.
  • Participates in updating statistics and reporting.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, degree in Civil or Construction Engineering an asset
  • Certifications in purchasing, procurement or supply-chain management.
  • 3 years' experience in a similar position.
  • Good knowledge of the local market(s).
  • Good knowledge of and experience with financial rules, procurement procedures and supplier management.
  • Computer proficiency, including knowledge of enterprise resource planning systems.
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • Good understanding of humanitarian work an asset.
  • Strong negotiation, communication, organizational and analytical skills,
  • Confirmed technical skills in procurement.
  • Driving License, succeeded in ICRC driving test
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Leadership, Accountability, People management, Team work & Collaboration, Representing the ICRC, Beneficiary & Client focused.



Location:                        Khartoum

Deadline for applying:  18 May 2021


How to Apply:


  • Interested candidates are requested to submit their complete files only in English (CV, motivation letter and certificates) on website
  • The recruitment office will not consider any applications which are not received directly on
  • The selected candidates will be subject to a reference check.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.





The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.


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