Procurement Supervisor at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – Spain

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.

Job Title: Procurement Supervisor

Job Code: LSO3203
Location: Abuja
Contract Period: 6 months (Possibility of extension)
Contract: 208 working hours per month
Level: 6

Main Purpose

  • Planning and supervising the procurement activities for goods, transport, subcontracted works and services for the project and capital according to MSF standards and protocols in order to ensure a transparent and efficient procurement and supplier performance.


  • Plan and supervise day to day procurement activities ensuring an efficient implementation of procurement procedures in the project or capital.
  • Regularly assess the market for new suppliers to supply the recurrent needs of the mission and seek products/services that offer the best value for money within the shortest timeframes.
  • Negotiating prices and proposing new suppliers to be validated.
  • Developing and maintaining relations with different suppliers in order to ensure a stable supply of goods or services.
  • Submitting and collecting quotations and tenders following the MSF purchasing policy and providing updates on “item-supplied” data: price, availability, quality, lead time.
  • Together with the Supply Chain Officer, determining the purchase planning according to the incoming requests / orders, product availability (shortages/surpluses), delivery times, budgets and other relevant factors.
  • Coordinating and supervising the purchasers’ activity, managing the purchasing budget, and settling advances with the Finance Department.
  • Coordinating and leading the team under him/her, including the defining each person’s tasks (daily supervision and checking the quality of their work); drawing up work schedules and organizing and leading team meetings.
  • Supervising, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required.
  • Performing delegated tasks according to his/ her specialty and as specified in his/her job description.


  • Education Essential – Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Quantity Surveying / Business Administration related field preferred.
  • Essential: two (2) years of previous experience in similar jobs.
  • Desirable with MSF or other INGOs, in developing countries – Experience.
  • Languages Mission language essential, Local language desirable.
  • Knowledge: Essential computer literacy (word, excel, internet)

Gross Monthly Salary
According to MSF National Salary Scale

Application Closing Date
15th June, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: MSF Encourages Women and People with Disabilities to apply.