Procurement & Logistics Officer

Job Type
Full Time
Job ID
Date Posted
Washington, DC, Dist. Columbia, United States, 20036
Company Information
Population Services International



Who we are

PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world’s most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.

PSI’s core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long-term commitment to the people we serve. PSI has programs in 67 countries. For more information, please visit –

PSI is seeking a Procurement and Logistics Officer to provide its social marketing programs in developing countries with reproductive health, child survival and malaria health commodities, related healthcare items and other project needed deliverable such as IT equipment and vehicles. The Procurement Officer will report to the Senior Purchasing Manager, and will be based in Washington, D.C.

Join us!RESPONSIBILITIES: * Liaise with field offices to determine procurement needs and appropriate delivery schedules;* Liaise with global PSI staff to provide regular status reports to field offices, and coordinate scheduling and share information on orders;* Support the process for quality checks at the field and HQ levels* Be responsible for “Procure to Pay” cycle for procurement activity; including:- Manage bids for commodity purchases in accordance with appropriate donor government regulations including bid opening and evaluation preparation- Draft contracts and raise Purchase orders- Ensure that all items procured meet appropriate quality standards;- Draft and/ contribute to the waiver request process* Provide short term technical assistance and capacity building to field offices and HQ staff;* Provide regular status reports to field offices, and other customers;* Other duties as necessary to support PSI's global health impact;Your contributionQUALIFICATIONS:* Bachelor's degree preferred* At least 5-7 years experience in procurement, preferably in pharmaceutical and allied health product procurement* CIPS or CPSM certification desired* Working knowledge of public procurement regulations.* Have experience with developing systems for Vendor Evaluation* Progressive understanding of strategic sourcing* Firm knowledge of overall supply chain operations* Exceptional communication skills* Strong computer skills, experience with Excel and Access desirable* Interest in international development and working with multiple countries across time zones and culture; Intellectually curious individuals encouraged to apply* Working knowledge of Spanish or French is highly desirable.STATUS:* ExemptAPPLY ONLINE at No calls or emails, please. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.Apply Here:
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