CAMRIS International

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Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US
Category 
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Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

 

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.

 

CAMRIS is currently seeking a Procurement Manager to provide support to USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI). The objective of the upcoming Indefinite Quantity Contract (IQC) is to provide OTI with the means to support U.S. foreign policy objectives by helping local partners advance peace and democracy in priority countries in transition.

Responsibilities

  • Manages and procures in-kind support for all grants.
  • Determine the most reasonable, fair, and expeditious procurement alternative for each grant.
  • Work with local, regional, and international vendors and service providers to procure commodities and services, to inspect/accept goods, verify services and monitor the use of the goods and services. 
  • Maintain the contractor's commodity management tracking system. 
  • Supervise procurement specialists.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; a master’s degree is preferred.
  • Five years procurement experience.
  • Knowledge of USAID procurement procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve difficult procurement problems and issues in the USAID context. 
  • Familiarity with commodity management tracking systems.
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and team-playing skills.
  • Strong cross-cultural and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.