• Contract
  • Erbil,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



Under the supervision of the Procurement Adviser, the Procurement Coordinator will be responsible for managing NRC Iraq’s procurement operations, ensuring the procurement of goods and services required by NRC Iraq programmes are carried out in compliance with NRC’s procurement policies, relevant national and international procedures, donor rules and regulations. 


Generic responsibilities

  1. Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at the Country level
  2. Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines, and donor requirements
  3. Prepare and submit reports and analysis
  4. Ensure proper filing of all support documents in line with NRC’s SSD policy
  5. Support line managers in procedures and required support team training.
  6. Management of Procurement staff
  7. Ensure development and implementation of Procurement systems and procedures
  8. Provide anti-corruption, transparency, and cost efficiency focus in all processes
  9. Promote the rights of internally displaced/returnees In line with the advocacy strategy.
  10. Actively promote PSEA (Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards & principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC

Specific responsibilities

  • Manage NRC¬†IRAQ‚Äôs¬†procurement¬†operations in line¬†with¬†programmatic¬†requirements¬†whilst ensuring¬†compliance¬†with NRC‚Äôs¬†procurement¬†policies and¬†procedures,¬†donor¬†rules and¬†regulations, Securing Supporting Documentation (SSD) policy and¬†standardised filing¬†system
  • Monitor the¬†validity¬†of NRC¬†IRAQ‚Äôs Framework¬†Agreements and ensure they are¬†renewed in a timely fashion and in line¬†with the¬†policies and¬†procedures
  • Participate in¬†PCM¬†stages to¬†understand the¬†programmatic¬†needs and¬†provide inputs¬†on¬†procurement¬†processes,¬†including¬†reviewing the¬†donors‚Äô¬†procurement¬†rules¬†and¬†regulations and¬†updating¬†the tracking tool. In addition to¬†regular¬†review¬†of¬†Project¬†Procurement¬†Plans and¬†consolidating¬†data into the Country¬†Procurement¬†Plan
  • Pro-actively engage programmes and support staff on a minimum monthly basis in assessing and updating their procurement needs in line with project timelines
  • Pro-actively work to ensure value for money for NRC and Donors, whilst always maintaining the quality of goods
  • Manage the¬†expansion¬†of NRC¬†IRAQ‚Äôs¬†existing¬†supplier¬†portfolio and always ensure professional management of suppliers and contractors.
  • Coordinate¬†with Logistics teams in Areas¬†Offices, and¬†with the finance team for the¬†submission¬†of¬†reports¬†and¬†audits. ¬†Prepare¬†and¬†validate¬†monthly¬†KPI¬†reports¬†related to¬†procurement, including¬†monitoring¬†procurement¬†needs and trends, identifying and addressing any¬†potential gaps to improve the¬†efficiency¬†of NRC¬†Iraq‚Äôs¬†procurement¬†services
  • Contribute and¬†provide information to assist in the¬†development¬†of¬†procurement-related SoPs,¬†systems,¬†tools,¬†procedures, and templates¬†country wide¬†and ensure all¬†relevant¬†staff are trained in their¬†content to ensure¬†comprehension and¬†compliance
  • Ensure consistent support and capacity building to Area Logistics teams
  • Review Medium Value Tender Committee documents received from Areas, ensure compliance to NRC SOPs, and return with constructive comments within¬†a maximum 24-hour turnaround time
  • Designated support to Kurdistan Regional Area Office (Dohuk)

Qualifications &  Skills


Competencies are important for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories.

Professional Competencies

Generic professional competencies for this position:

    • Experience from working as a Logistics/Procurement Coordinator or equivalent in a humanitarian/ recovery context.
    • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
    • Documented¬†results¬†related to the¬†position‚Äôs¬†responsibilities.
    • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
    • Fluency in English, Arabic both written and verbal

Context/specific skills, knowledge, and experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Minimum 3 years‚Äô experience in procurement and contracts management at a senior level, preferably within a humanitarian context.
    • Knowledge and experience of international supply chain operations.
    • Experience and knowledge of key institutional donors‚Äô procurement rules and regulations.
    • Proven management experience, including training and capacity building of staff
    • Highly organised with strong administration and information management skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Competent in use of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Outlook, Word and Excel
    • Fluency in Kurdish ‚Äď both written and verbal an advantage
    • Ability to independently analyse data
    • Proven negotiation skills
    • Ability to deliver under tight deadlines
    • Service orientated

How To Apply

Contract Duration: until 31st December 2023 Рrenewable based on funding and performance 
Duty Station: Erbil – Iraq
Health Insurance is provided
Salary: G7/S1, According to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
NRC is an equal opportunity employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
For more information please read the job description

To apply:


Deadline: 2023-02-25