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Procurement Officer Thessaloniki - (National Contract)

Thessaloníki (Greece)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization experienced in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. In the light of the high influx of migrants to the Greek islands, NRC has started an emergency response programme on the island of Chios in mid-October 2015. NRC directly assisted over 70,000 refugees and migrants, working together with the Greek authorities, humanitarian actors and volunteers to set up and maintain a dignified and efficient flow of refugees from arrival at the beach, via registration and reception facilities, to departure by boat or plane to mainland Greece. NRC Thessaloniki is now looking forward to cover the position of Procurement Officer to respond to the humanitarian needs. Please visit our website at to learn more.

The Procurement Officer is responsible for the timely procurement and delivery of quality, low-cost products/services/works and the proper processing of assigned orders

Job description

Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Implement delegated Logistics portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Ensure proper filing of documents
Promote and share ideas for improvement of the Logistics
Process purchase requisitions/orders
Invite assess, and award/recommend supplier tenders, bids, quotations, and proposals
Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain supplier relationships
Prepare and maintain purchasing records, reports and price lists
Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements
Assist in the development of specifications for equipment, materials, and services to be purchased
Administer contract performance, including delivery, receipt, warranty, damages and insurance


Understanding of the Refugee crisis in Greece
Experience from working as an Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Good knowledge of English, both written and verbal
Fluency in Greek, both written and verbal
University Degree in Accounting, Logistics, Business Administration or related field
Good working knowledge of office platforms especially Excel

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

We offer

Commencement: As soon as possible
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s regulations and Greek labour law
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Thessaloníki (Greece)
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Emergency Aid
    • Logistics
    • Procurement
  • Closing Date: 2017-03-19

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