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Procurement Assistant (National Contract)


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 Assistant to respond to the humanitarian needs. Please visit our website at to learn more.

The Procurement Assistant 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 support function
• Process purchase requisitions/orders
• Prepare and maintain purchasing records, reports and price lists
• Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements
• Maintain a list of local suppliers dealing with supplies and equipment as per program needs
• Make market checks to find the best quality at the best prices and advise the concerned managers with the prevailing market rates


• Experience working in related field
• 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 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
Contract period: fix term
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s regulations and Greek labour law
Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical
location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this
information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location
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.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Thessaloníki
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Procurement
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Logistics
    • Procurement
  • Closing Date: 2017-08-18

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