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Job Title:   Procurement Advisor

Organization: Cordaid


Full-time: 40 Hours a Week
Annual Salary: 80-100 Million based on experience

Locations: Based in Freetown, with a possible international travel to any Cordaid Country Office.


  1. The Procurement Advisor is expected to support the CORDAID Sierra Leone and Liberia Country Offices in ensuring that key aspects of the Procurement are successfully managed whilst following prescribed CORDAID and Donor Regulations.

  2. Offer TA on Systems Strengthening Projects with Procurement or Supply Chain Components

  3. Aid Cordaid SME’s and other private sector institutions with Procurement advice and guidance

  4. Training and Capacity Building/Enhancement for other Cordaid Offices in the region

  5. Training to Cordaid SME’s and Partners



Under overall guidance and direct supervision of the Country Director, the Procurement Advisor will be responsible for all following functions, in no particular order of priority, for the efficient and effective running of the Country Offices:



  • Advise and build capacity of Procurement team, including

    • executing a clear procurement plan and ensuring that requests are managed effectively, and that sufficient time is provided to complete all necessary processes.

    • Ensuring all procurement requests are completed correctly and the duties of collecting quotations is segregated amongst the team to prevent conflict of interest.

      • Quality checks on the procurement analysis of all supplies/services ensuring detailed procedure and selection process is clearly outlined within the analysis section.

      • Managing the process of the delivery of goods/services to CORDAID ensuring all items are correctly accounted for by the team.

      • Ensuring all procurement follows the organisational procurement procedures and all orders are made correctly with the right authorisation through continuous mentoring and coaching of Cordaid Sierra Leone team

      • Helping Procurement team create agenda, organise for all procurement committee meetings with suppliers, detailing minutes of committee meetings

      • Create a system and plan for preferred suppliers/vendors and implement the Approved Supplier List Plan

      • Training the Procurement Team to ensure all suppliers uphold the terms and conditions of the agreement and in need of sourcing or changing current agreements organise procurement committee to facilitate any necessary additions and changes.

      • Conduct price checks on all procurement conducted and manage the team to negotiate strong value for money

      • Support Operations Advisor during Vendor Satisfaction Reviews

      • Any other reasonable tasks assigned by the Country Director




Interested candidates are required to send a cover letter and CV to Human Resource & Operations Manager at: and copy with 'Procurement Advisor' in the subject field by 20th January 2020

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