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Senior Procurement Officer at Jhpiego Nigeria


Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Senior Procurement Officer

Job ID: 2022-4710
Location: Abuja
Employment Status: Full-Time
Category: International Positions


  • The Senior Procurement Officer supports the procurement team in ensuring efficiency and integrity of the processes for procurement of goods and services at Jhpiego’s office.

Procurement of Goods and Services:

  • Perform procurement functions for goods and services with utmost integrity.
  • Prioritizes, evaluates, and manages procurement needs and opportunities.
  • Support in updating vendor’s database in line with Jhpiego’s policy
  • Support procurement committee functions
  • Ensure compliance with document retention strategy for the department.
  • Coordinate procurement processes in collaboration with the Procurement Manager.
  • Document all processes followed in procurement for references, audits and other third party reviews
  • Provide coaching and mentoring for supervisees to perform procurement functions.


  • Support the Procurement Manager in sustaining compliance to USAID and Jhpiego procurement regulations.
  • Support review meetings with all project procurement staff to review compliance and implement improvements and best practices.
  • Conform to compliance indicators for procurement. Track and report against performance.


  • Conform to the established sourcing and procurement processes that promotes transparency and integrity.
  • Enhance supplier relationships to drive sourcing & supplier initiatives to meet or exceed product quality, service & deliver sustainable cost reductions, while reducing or mitigating risk in procurement management.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent related qualification
  • MBA is highly desired
  • Purchasing-related certifications will be an added advantage.
  • Adaptable, creative, collaborative and able to think strategically.
  • Ability to lead in the face of complexity in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Able to work under pressure, take initiative and manage and prioritize work independently.
  • Ability to travel to and work in state in which Jhpiego operates.
  • 7+ years’ experience in procurement required; in USAID- funded procurement preferred.
  • Knowledge of global sourcing and procurement strategies, tactics, processes, procedures, and systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office tools
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID and other international donor regulations
  • Experience supervising staff
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in safeguarding confidential or sensitive information and adhere to high standards of confidentiality and honesty.
  • Strong negotiation skills

N772,300.18 – N833,232.03 Salary Monthly (Gross).


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation