Procurement Manager at Jhpiego Nigeria

Jhpiego_John Hopkins University Affiliate

Jhpiego, an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is a global leader in improving healthcare services for women and their families.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement Manager

Job ID: 2023-5272
Location: Abuja
Category: International Positions
Employment Status: Full-Time


  • The Procurement Manager oversees the procurement department, including sound strategy for the delivery of goods and services for the agency’s fulfilment of all contractual obligations.
  • He/She ensures procurement effectiveness, efficiency and integrity at all times.

Management of Procurement System:

  • Implement departmental strategy that identifies, prioritizes, evaluates, and manages procurement needs and opportunities
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to team members with delegated authority to perform procurement functions
  • Maintain knowledge of Federal Import/Export regulations, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Jhpiego’s policies and other donor regulations
  • Manage and oversee tasks performed by procurement staff for prompt completion
  • Maintain primary responsibility for the procurement of restricted commodities


  • Lead intra-departmental meetings to review compliance to approved systems and procedures
  • Develop compliance indicators for procurement unit. Track and report against performance
  • Ensure compliance with all local and international legislations regarding procurements
  • In collaboration with the Finance and Operations Director, continue to review systems and identify areas of weakness and ensure procurement controls are put in place, and effective at all times
  • Ensure that procurement plans are active for all contractual awards of the agency and contain relevant information that align with policy requirements such as cut-off periods, budget availability, source and nationality conditions etcetera

Strategic Sourcing:


  • Ensure active market intelligence systems for all key procurement themes
  • Ensure that vendors database contains list of vendors with sound corporate registrations and business practices
  • Ensure procurement best practices that meets or exceed expectations with regard to products and service quality, discounts, cost reasonability and effectiveness, and excellent supply chain protocols

Policies, SOPs, Business Systems:

  • Act as the lead for supply chain management, implement approved policies and procedures relating to supply chain management
  • Provide strategic direction on procurement actions, approval workflows and thresholds. Tracking Purchase Requests to Purchase Orders, Contracts and other forms of commitments
  • Collaborate with the Finance and Operations Director to ensure that procurement related information in the accounting software align with corporate standards

Reporting and Document Retention:

  • Ensure that accurate procurement tracking sheet is prepared, active, ready for review and reference
  • Provide operational status report on periodic basis to the Director of Finance and Operations
  • Ensure that all historical documents for procurements are properly filed, archived, safeguarded and retained for all third-party reviews
  • In collaboration with finance leads, ensure that all inactive commitments in the agency’s accounting software (QBE) are promptly closed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Purchasing or equivalent related education
  • MBA or equivalent advanced degree is highly desired
  • 8+ years’ experience in procurement required; in USAID- funded procurement preferred
  • Purchasing-related certifications will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated experience with US Government acquisition management
  • Knowledge of global sourcing and procurement strategies, tactics, processes, procedures, and systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office tools
  • Experience in development of policies and procedures
  • In-depth knowledge of federal procurement regulations and USAID regulations
  • Ability to travel 30 % of time to the field to any part of the country where Jhpiego has office

NGN 695,000 – NGN 787,906 / Month

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:



  • Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package.
  • Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume, and references.
  • The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer