Officer, Procurement – Compliance

Based in (Work From Almost Anywhere)

Less than 10% international travel

Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Applicable

Reports to: Sr. Manager

Who we are

Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We are a diverse group of over 4,500 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 35 countries committed to making it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI is using its global presence and 50+ years of experience to help reimagine healthcare. We are working to shape market systems, shift policy and funding, and strengthen global capacity to better support consumer empowered healthcare.

Join us!

PSI seeks a Officer, Procurement – Compliance that will Manage consultant and service provider procurements for HQ and network members. Create, disseminate, and advise on PSI’s and funder’s procurement policies and guidance.


Your contributions

-Manage the daily requests for consultant and service provider procurements. Process and set up simple consultant contracts in accordance with PSI policies. 30% of Time
-Support headquarter Program Management teams by answering questions and providing guidance related to establishing new consultant agreements. 30% of Time
-Draft, review, and revise departmental requests for quotations (RFQs), requests for proposals (RFPs), and contracts. Provide feedback to requesting departments and ensure all RFQs, RFPs, and contracts comply with PSI policy. 20% of Time
-Lead knowledge management activities related to managing and maintaining consultant and service provider records. Design tools and systems for information tracking and storage on SharePoint. Create and maintain internal filing systems and manage internal online communications sites. 10% of Time
-Identify opportunities to improve processes related to consultant and service provider procurements. Lead efforts to implement process, procedure, or system improvements. 10% of Time

Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change. This is also not an exhaustive list of all tasks that an incumbent is expected to perform but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included above. PSI reserves the right to revise job profiles at any time based on changes to the required job responsibilities.


What are we looking for?

-Bachelor’s Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field
-At least 5 years of related experience. Equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted.
-Solid knowledge of international bids and contracts.
-Solid knowledge of funder regulations (e.g., USAID, Global fund) preferred.
-Basic understanding of INCOTERMS.
-Relevant supply chain certification preferred.
-Strong writing and communication skills.
-Proficiency in second language (French, Spanish and/or Portuguese) preferred.
-Excellent organizational skills with special attention to detail and timeliness.
-Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
-Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Office 365.
-Excellent collaboration and customer service, skills. Able to respond calmly and confidently in any situation.
-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to think creatively and approach tasks or problems in a new or different way.

The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

Measurement:You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
Honesty:You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.
Collaboration:You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
Trust:You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
Commitment:You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

References will be required. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. For domestic positions: Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI [will not] consider work visa sponsorship for this position.

PSI has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate to provide a hazard free employment and work environment in our commitment to our employees. Candidates offered a position will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date and their employment will be contingent on this. Candidates needing a medical or religious accommodation should let their recruiter know.

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.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: newhiresupport@psi.org or call (202)785-0072.

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