Graduate Procurement Interns at Mercy Corps Nigeria, Wednesday 1, August 2018

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Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.


Ref Number: ABV/OPS/2018/00006
Length Of Intership: 6 months

The procurement intern will be responsible for learning ALL Mercy Corps Field Procurement Policy and Procedure (FP3) and assist the procurement units in their various procurement activities.
Learning Objectives
At the end of the internship period, the intern should have acquired the following skills and knowledge:

Learning goals:

Develop a working knowledge of procurement
Attends seminars and meetings relative to the procurement function
Cultivate interpersonal skills
Develop negotiating and public speaking skills
Read all assigned literature
Work goals:

Complete all outstanding filing
Proofread Procurement documents as required.
Actively manage the team calendar
Provide onsite and offsite event management


Assist in the maintenance of thorough procurement?files?in line with the FP3.
Regularly produce purchase status and completed purchases reports using the Ongoing PR Master List and PR Master List
Maintain file on market prices for commonly bought items.
Scan a soft copy (record) of all documentation before it is handed over to program and finance for payment
Follow up with suppliers, vendors and third parties to ensure delivery of goods/service
Follow up with suppliers for prompt submission of?invoice?after goods/service delivery
Perform any other reasonable duties that deem necessary as assigned by the supervisor

Ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Science
Excellent Communication skills
A demonstrated ability to multitask and process information into action in a timely manner
Ability to use the following Microsoft Productivity tools: Excel and Word
Fluency in English Language and any other Nigerian languages
Working Conditions/Remuneration

For the duration of this internship assignment, the intern will receive a monthly stipend of N60, 000 and health insurance.
The intern will be expected to work 40 hours a week
The intern will be paid a monthly allowance of N60,000
Mercy Corps interns and volunteers represent the agency both during and outside of work hours and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Applicants?should send not more than 4-page CV’s and Cover Letters in one?document, addressing the position?requirements?and location to:?

All applications must include the position title and reference number in the subject line and should not be more than 4 pages.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

DUE DATE:?6 August, 2018


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