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Purpose of the post

Purchaser supports the procurement process in a specific country in accordance with ICRC rules and regulations


  • Responsible for the follow-up process until goods/services are delivered by the supplier.

  • Prepare and send out request for quotation (RFQ) using the ICRC Logistics Standard Item & Supplier database to achieve the right quality for goods to be purchased.

  • Organize regularly tenders for main purchase items and propose selection table to Head of Logistics with supported documents.

  • Ensure that all Rules and Regulations of the ICRC standard procedures for purchasing are followed.

  • Check and process invoice from the supplier, provide all supporting documents and submit it to relevant signatories for approval and payment.

  • Handle petty cash purchase on a day to day base with working advances.

  • Ensure the best prices for quality are obtained free of tax and provide Headquarters’ agreement to supplier if necessary.

  • Follow the delivery schedule of the goods as per instructions in the purchase contract.

  • Spontaneously conduct market surveys and analysis for prices and quality benchmarking and submit report to Head of Logistics.

  • Report any changing on the local market (availability of goods, shortage, price increases etc).

  • Ensure that all standard databases are filled correctly and used (Purchase Order database [PO], Field Supply System [FSS]).

  • Manage all the documents filing related to its unit and archive them.


  1. Masters degree or diploma in Economics, accounting or management or specific relevant training.

  2. 3 years work experience work in a similar field.

  3. Good knowledge of the local market and commercial legislation.

  4. Good command of English language (written & spoken).

  5. Good capacity for negotiation and communication.

  6. Valid driving license.

  7. Flexible and able to work under stressful situations with extensive working hours.

  8. Good computer skills (word & excel).



  • Multinational and multicultural working environment in a congenial setting.

  • Competitive package.

  • Extensive opportunities for learning and development through internal and external sources.

Are you the person we are looking for? Then please submit your cover letter and complete application on by latest by 30.12.2018

ICRC is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.