Job ID

Job Title
Purchaser (Procurement Officer) for Engineering Projects

To work for
ICRC | International Committee of the Red Cross



Field of Work

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level
Intermediate Institute

Responsible for purchase requests for the Engineering Department.
• Ensure that all purchase order files are compiled according to procedures.
• Resolve issues/problems related to the delivery of goods and services, including discrepancies between purchase orders and items/quantities shipped or received.
• Review procurement requests to assure appropriateness of technical specifications and seek clarifications, if required.
• Conduct research into the availability of goods and services.
• Draft requests for tenders/quotes, selection tables and contracts and submit them to their hierarchical superior.
• Manage, follow up on, file and scan invoices and related documents.
• Prepare and maintain price reference list for the most purchased items.

Institute degree in Engineering
• University Engineering degree is a plus / an advantage
• 3 years' experience in a similar position.
• Previous experience with NGOs is an asset.
• Computer proficiency.
• Good command of English and Arabic.
• Good knowledge of the local market.

Specific Vacancy Requirements
We are looking for:
• Professionalism and exceptional interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a team and establish and manage productive internal and external relationships at all levels of the organization.
• Ability to influence stakeholders to come to best practice solutions and decision making
• Proven customer service orientation and planning, organization, priority setting and negotiation skills to handle multiple files with challenging priorities.
• Superior time management skills and ability to deal with ambiguity and reprioritize tasks in response to unexpected changes in priorities/requests.
• Aptitude for projecting a positive image of the ICRC as a humanitarian employer of choice
• Ability to proactively embrace and drive positive transformational change and to take thoughtful risks that improve performance
• Respect for confidentiality.
• Handle stress and workload.

Salary and Benefits
We offer an exciting role in a humanitarian and multicultural environment with the opportunity to promote humanitarian values and to alleviate suffering. We also offer a competitive remuneration package with attractive social benefits

Location: Damascus
Contract Duration: 12 months
Deadline for applying: 10 December 2021

About us
Permanently present in Syria since 1967, the ICRC is a neutral, impartial, and independent organization with an exclusively humanitarian mission. The ICRC works closely with and supports the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) to meet food, water, and health needs of people affected by the fighting in both emergencies and to help them start rebuilding their lives. They work together to raise awareness about risks from mines and other explosive remnants. The ICRC works to restore links between families who have been separated by the conflict and migration, visits a number of prisons, promotes respect for international humanitarian law. The ICRC also provides advice and support to local authorities and forensics practitioners in managing human remains with respect and dignity. The ICRC's operation in Syria is its largest in the world, with over 650 staff working in its offices in Damascus, Aleppo, Hama, Hassakeh, Homs, and Tartous.

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Posted On
Nov 24, 2021

Expiry Date
Dec 10, 2021

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