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5 Dec 2018

Procurement Officer

Job Description


Position: Procurement Officer

Number: 1 position

Closing Date: 13th December 2018

Location: Hargeisa Somaliland

SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organization to which all SOS Children’s Villages including SOS Children’s Villages Somaliland Association is affiliated. We are committed to the welfare of children – often throughout the whole of their childhood, and to strengthening families and communities as a preventive measure in the fight against abandonment and social neglect. With the SOS Children’s Village concept, the organization pioneered a family approach to the long-term care of orphaned and abandoned children. SOS Children’s Villages upholds child protection policy and our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children and youth from abuse.

SOS Children’s Villages Somaliland is seeking to recruit Procurement Officer

This position is short term Six (6) months and requires someone who will be available to start on 1st January 2019.

Main responsibilities:

  • Receive goods and ensure both quality and quantity are correct
  • Trace, track and expedite purchase processes
  • Create and maintain contact with vendors and customers to ensure timely delivery of goods
  • Ensure accuracy of all inventories
  • Maintain coherent filling system for the logistics office, organizing files both manually and electronically
  • Maintain communication with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods
  • Review bills, invoices and purchase orders
  • Ensure all payments are processed in time
  • Assist suppliers with inquiries


  • 1st degree in Business Administration from a recognized University
  • At least one year of professional experience in procurement
  • Computer on common applications is mandatory
  • A certificate in procurement management is an added advantage

A loving home for every child


  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

How to apply: Interested applicants should send their applications with a CV and scanned copies of your academic and professional certificates indicating telephone numbers and three referees to: Closing date is 13th December 2018. SOS is an equal employer; female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

SOS Children’s Villages organization is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, it is expected that every individual who joins with SOS Children’s Villages Somaliland understand his/her responsibility in protecting and keeping children always safe.

A loving home for every child

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