Logistics and Procurement Coordinator

Job Expired

Scope of Work


September 2016


Location: Kirkuk, Iraq

Timeframe: ASAP



Communities (GC, formerly known as CHF International) is an international non-profit
humanitarian and development organization that
works closely with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable changes
that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable.  In Iraq, GC is providing emergency
humanitarian assistance to individuals displaced by the conflict in Iraq. GC is seeking a full-time Logistics and Procurement
Coordinator to oversee the logistics and procurement functions of GC’s office
and humanitarian program activities.  The
Logistics and Procurement Coordinator will be based in Kirkuk, and reports to
the Program/Operations Director.




  • Oversee
    the transport, warehousing, and distribution of humanitarian commodities from
    vendors to final beneficiaries
  • Work
    with the project team to develop a procurement plan for the life of the
    project; oversee timely and efficient implementation of activities in
    accordance with the procurement plan
  • Ensure
    safe and efficient transport of staff and materials/goods
  • Work
    with the project team to collect vendor quotations, and draft Requests for
  • Evaluate
    and analyze vendor proposals as required to determine best value
  • Maintain
    a procurement tracking system for GC and provide regular updates to the Program/Operations
    Director regarding the status of outstanding procurements
  • Directly
    undertake the tendering, evaluation, placement and monitoring of contracts in Iraq
  • Liaise
    with the Finance team to ensure that all procurement is conducted in accordance
    with GC policies and donor regulations
  • Assist
    in the selection of appropriate suppliers and contractors to promote good
    procurement practice with due regard to sustainability, ethical purchasing
    standards and whole life costing
  • Participate
    in negotiations of contract terms and support the project teams to monitor vendor
    performance against these contracts
  • Maintain
    accurate, organized, and up to date procurement files and documentation
  • Track
    GC assets and inventory through tagging all assets and conducting regular
    inventory checks.
  • Carry
    out any other duties as might be reasonably requested by the Supervisor



and Experience:

  • Minimum of four years’ experience in procurement, logistics, and/or operations
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Prior experience working with
    international non-governmental organizations
  • Prior experience working
    with donor funded programs including USAID or UN/OCHA strongly preferred.
  • Strong computer skills; excellent
    command of Microsoft Excel and Word required
  • A university
    degree in finance, accounting, procurement, business administration, or
    related field
  • Ability
    to work well in unstable and frequently changing security environments;
  • Good command
    of spoken and written Arabic, Kurdish, and English.
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge and understanding of acceptable procurement procedures and
    principles; understanding of US government and/or UN regulations preferred
  • Proactive;
    able to identify, analyze, and solve problems as required
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good team
    player; collaborative and able to work well with colleagues from different




To apply, please send your CV in English and a cover letter inlcuding the
names and contact information of three (3) professional references




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