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Procurement Specialist

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Contract Management
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International Development Group
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20062 Requisition #
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  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management or business-related field

  • Certificate(s) in Procurement from a recognized institution or organization – CIPS or KISM

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in procurement and supply chain management

  • Experience with USAID-funded projects preferred

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and procurement software
  • Strong organizational, reporting and management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships with all clients, peers, and stakeholders
  • Ability to work hands-on, independently, and within team
  • Demonstrated success managing and leading technical and administrative teams
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to coordinate activities with officials from host country government, US Government, NGO’s, and other partners
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience in general business administration and financial management
  • Willingness to travel to the field offices.  

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

No applicant will ever be asked for any payment either to secure a role with RTI International or as a follow-up to having been awarded a position with RTI International. If anyone ever approaches you asking for any such payment, please immediately email ethics@rti.org

Ethics Notice: No one at RTI may ever demand payment for anything of value in exchange for anything related to the hiring process (including, for example, for applying for, interviewing for, or receiving any offer of employment).  If any such request is made, please report this request confidentially to RTI’s Ethics office at HRethics@rti.org.  Any payment made will disqualify any applicant from future employment at RTI.  Please only use the HRethics@rti.org email address to report ethics concerns; any job applications sent to this email address will not be processed.


Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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