Overview

Responsibilities:

The Buyer will be responsible for supporting the procurement process in accordance with ICRC rules and regulations.

  • Conducts research into the availability of goods and services
  • Independently carries out ordinary procurement for specific sector(s) up to a certain amount
  • Drafts requests for tenders/quotes, selection tables and contracts and submits them to their hierarchical superior using respective ICRC software
  • Follows up on purchases and deliveries and checks that they conform to specifications and contract details
  • Receives goods and checks that they correspond to quantities and quality ordered
  • Manages, follows up on, files and invoices and related documents
  • Participates in updating statistics and reporting

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree, certifications in purchasing, procurement or supply-chain management would be viewed as an asset
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar field of activity
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English, Armenian, Russian
  • Computer proficiency, strong knowledge of MS Office
  • Confirmed technical skills in procurement
  • Good knowledge of the local market(s)
  • Good knowledge of and experience with financial rules, procurement procedures and supplier management
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to take initiative and to work independently
  • Disciplined and accurate personality
  • Advanced communication and negotiation skills

About The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Armenia

Established in 1863, the ICRC operates worldwide, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Convention