Job Description: Procurement AssistantGIANT
The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) is a not-for-profit inter-governmental organization of 15 countries comprising: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Eritrea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Federal Republic of Somalia, Madagascar, Kenya, Republic of Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. ASARECA’s core mandate is to coordinate regional agricultural research for development in partnership with NARIs. It aims to increase productivity, commercialization, and competitiveness of agriculture sector in Eastern and Central Africa to sustain livelihoods. Its mandate is to: (i) identify regional research priorities and opportunities; (ii) commission, broker and manage research partnerships to address regional priorities synergistically; (iii) nurture pathways for on-time delivery, spillover, and scaling of regional agricultural research results to deliver agricultural results; and (iv) mobilize, allocate and manage regional AR4D investments to support generation of regional agriculture-based public goods and services. To achieve this mandate, ASARECA seeks to fill the position of Procurement Assistant. The Procurement Assistant reports to the Executive Director and provides support for timely implementation of the procurement processes in accordance to the Procurement Plan and ASARECA Operations Manual. Interested applicants should:
click this link: https://forms.gle/YqxQ4QWrdQm9CtRY9 to complete the online application form and upload their CV, Cover Letter and relevant academic certificates all in one file not exceeding 10 Megabytes (MB). The cover letter should be addressed to the Executive Director, ASARECA. The detailed CV must include names and addresses of 3 referees (including e-mail address and telephone numbers). You may also send your application and detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for Applications is 7 August 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.