Procurement and Operations Manager

West Bank
Category
Monitoring and Evaluation
Type
Regular Full-Time
Close Date
9/18/2017

Overview

QED Group LLC, a US based corporation, is dedicated to making meaningful and lasting change and program improvement through monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management and learning, sustainable investing, and technical delivery. QED is implementing a five-year USAID Performance Monitoring and Evaluation project and seeks qualified long term Palestinian candidates for the following positions, to be based in Ramallah, West Bank:

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain overall procurement systems and procedures that are in compliance with QED polices and USG rules and regulations, transparent and effective and directly manage procurement activities for both goods and services.
  • Work directly with local, regional or international vendors and service providers to obtain quotations and/or initiate procurements of requested commodities and services.  
  • Support request for proposal (RFP), request for quotation (RFQ), and bid analysis processes. 
  •  Prepare routine and special reports on procurement activity for submission to the project leadership as requested.
  • Maintain inventory control system.  Facilitate annual inventory reconciliation in coordination with the project leadership and QED Home Office contracts personnel on contract anniversary date.
  • Responsible for day-to-day office management and support services, activities, and personnel including project drivers.
  • Support the deployment of short-term technical experts, logistics and operations, including fleet and asset management, travel, and security.
  • Follow up with USAID on issuing and renewing staff USAID ID cards s, permits (Gaza, West Bank) and visas.
  • Act as QED representative with the office landlord, insurance, mobile, and internet companies and support local network.
  • Support the compliance department in collecting vetting documents, including liaising with partner/beneficiary individuals as necessary and in coordination with relevant technical staff.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all computer equipment, and office furniture.

 

Qualifications

Key Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent years of experience acceptable in lieu of university degree.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ relevant professional experience directly managing procurement policies and practices for a donor project; Strong familiarity with USAID rules and regulations with regards to procurement and office management.
  • Excellent English and Arabic language skill.
  • Excellent management and organization skills.
  • Ability to make independent decisions and work as a team player.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Ability to use Microsoft applications such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

How to Apply

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Attach your resume.
  3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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