Brief highlight of the Society
The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) was established on the eve of Ethio-Italian war, on July, 8, 1935 and signed the Geneva Convention on July 25 of the same year and became 48th member of League of Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies on 25, September 1935. Since then the Society have engaged on providing Humanitarian services & community based development initiatives.
Currently the ERCS has a structure consisting of 11 Regional Offices, 32 Zonal Branches and 112 District/Woreda Branches and 3673 grass root committees/Kebele Red Cross Committees.
Under the general direction and guidance of the Head of the Logistics Department, the Head of the Procurement Division plans, coordinates, directs and supervises the procurement activities of the Society; ensures that purchasing of goods and services and distributions are executed in accordance with pertinent policies and procedures of the Society; collects purchase requests from requisitioning work units of the Society, and sorts for further action; identifies the mode of purchases (direct purchase, tender purchase, contract purchase and proforma based purchase) of purchase requisitions as per established policies and procedures; procures goods and services for all ERCS programs and projects in a cost effective and efficient manner; handles bidding matters of the Society’s local and foreign procurements; follows up and expedites local and foreign procurement processes of the Society; ascertains that goods are delivered in good condition, right quantity and quality in accordance with the standard specification and supporting documents.
Terms of employment: Permanent after Probationary period
Other skills & abilities required: Basic Computer Skills