- Degree level education or 2+ years field experience in procurement and logistics
- Proven administrative skills and the ability to work to deadlines
- Good analytical skills and overall strong computer skills
- Effective communication skills and demonstrable team building skills
- Willingness to travel to the field
The key responsibilities of the role will be:
- Carry out an in-depth review of all procurement over €30,000 from the field before Regional Directors approval is requested and before submission to the Dublin finance department if payment is required through Dublin.
- Assist country teams with the procurement of supplies and services that cannot be sourced locally or are sourced through HQ framework agreements.
- Ensure timely country reporting – analyse and review any issues with the in-country procurement and logistics team arising from these reports; monitor and implement recommended improvements
- Monitor necessary insurance requirements in countries and ensure an annual review is completed as well as support countries in reviewing asset values, depreciation, disposal and analysis of usage
- Remain up to date on GOAL procurement and logistics procedures and participate actively in implementing these whenever an emergency occurs, i.e. preparing and shipping of the emergency kit, input into the emergency response documents based on lessons learned etc.
- Travel to the field during initial stage of an emergency
Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and sustainable livelihoods.
GOAL has an annual budget of an estimated €100 million and is supported by a range of donors including the Governments of Ireland, UK, USA, the European Union, individuals, trusts and foundations. GOAL values the power of partnership and works with local and international partners to achieve its mission.
Our package includes a competitive salary, 22 days annual leave and the possibility to join our Health care scheme. Additional benefits are available after 12 months of service. Candidates must be entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application.
GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies any job offer made is also subject to police clearance. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer.
This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.