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23 Jun 2018


Creative Associates International – Posted by Agolo Anywhere

Chief of Party at Creative Associates International

Job Description

Creative Associates International (Creative) is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Creative has been in Nigeria since 2004, and is currently accepting applications from senior and mid-level candidates for long-term positions for an anticipated agriculture value chain and competitiveness development program in Nigeria.

Project Summary

  • The Northern Nigeria Education Initiative Plus (NEI+) project works to improve the quality of and access to education in Northern Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.

Reporting & Supervision

  • This position is housed in Bauchi, Nigeria, reporting to the State Team Leader.

Position Summary
Under the supervision of State Team Leader. She/he will be responsible to ensure timely, cost effective and safe delivery of goods and services to clients and to assist in the implementation of well-coordinated procurement and logistics activities. His/her duties include:

  • Undertake field missions when required;
  • Keep abreast of relevant products/services market developments;
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Prepare all necessary documentation for handling logistics of goods and services procured in accordance with Creative/USAID rules and regulations, and any other documents as needed; Maintain the records on procurement process and related documents and files to ensure transparency and accountability;
  • Assist in scheduled updating of the procurement express portal regularly.
  • Maintain a database of goods in movement and deliveries completed;
  • Assist in monitoring deliverables under contracts awarded and prepare documentation for review by the procurement team.

Logistic Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Logistics & Procurement officer in managing daily vehicle movement for the office
  • Assist the Logistics & Procurement Officer in conducting periodic physical verification/tracking of the assets on quarterly basis
  • Send inventory report to the Logistic and Procurement officer on quarterly basis.
  • Support other office operations as assigned by supervisor.
  • Ensure that all rented vehicles are in good working conditions
  • Ensure that all NEI Plus owned and rented vehicles are using NEI Plus log sheet record properly
  • Ensure that all NEI Plus drivers have a valid driving licenses at all the times
  • Update general inventory list timely as soon as new assets are procured
  • Ensure that all Creative NEI Plus project assets are given unique tagged number

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • College degree in purchasing or related field.
  • 2+ year’s experience in procurement and Administration
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • English fluency including business terminology required.
  • Demonstrated intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Planning and scheduling skills;
  • Experience in a USG or donor funded project or NGO preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to interact professionally with a culturally diverse staff, clients and consultants.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Resume with brief Cover Letter as ONE MS Word document or PDF to: Please specify the position in the subject line of the email.

Application Deadline 29th June, 2018.


  • Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls.
  • There are no relocation allowances available for this position

Job Categories: Logistics & Supply and Procurement. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: LOGISTICS and PROCUREMENT.

Job expires in 1 year.

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