Procurement and Logistics Officer at RICA April, 2020 94 views


The Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) is a unique and innovative English language undergraduate institution dedicated to preparing the next generation of agricultural leaders of Rwanda and East Africa. Students at RICA will engage in curricular and co-curricular learning opportunities emphasizing Conservation Agriculture and One Health principles, oral and written communication, leadership, and entrepreneurship.


We are seeking a Procurement & Logistics Officer (PLO) who would assist in the procurement of materials, equipment, machinery, supplies and services in accordance with RICA’s procurement policies and procedures. The PLO supports the Procurement and Logistics Manager in sourcing and selecting vendors and in implementing the computerization of record keeping and of contract generation for all selected vendors. Their role is to help ensure an efficient procurement process as well as adherence to procurement regulations.



  • Facilitates the placement of orders with suppliers, including orders for capital equipment, services or other items needed by the organization.
  • Supports the implementation of best practices, including leading the automation upgrade of the procurement function to enable workflow.
  • Monitors RICA compliance with Purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Drafts purchase orders/purchase requisitions and ensures completeness and clarity.
  • Prepares bids for issuance including drafting Requests for Proposal and undertaking bid evaluations for internal client departments.
  • Carries out market surveys to identify prospective vendors.
  • Assists in reviewing RICA’s purchases and explores cost-management strategies
  • Proactively assists in working with all departments to ensure compliance with RICA policies.
  • Contributes regularly to the revision and implementation of procurement policies and procedures to reflect best practices.
  • Helps Inspect goods and services delivered to ensure conformity with requested specifications for confirmation;
  • Facilitates the management of the RICA’s fleet of vehicles and the allocation of transport resources.
  • Supports RICA Operations/Facilities team with other financial, administrative, procurement and logistics needs on and off Campus as requested.


  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision,
  • Must demonstrate good judgment and analytical thinking.
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to organize.
  • Must be able to work in a complex, heavy volume and high-pressure environment.
  • Must be a team-player of unimpeachable character.
  • Must have the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications;



  • At least two (2) years relevant work experience in Procurement and Logistics Management or other related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in Procurement, Inventory Management or Business Management or related field.
  • Excellent English and Kinyarwanda comprehension and communication skills, both written and verbal; addition of French would be an advantage.
  • Experience with computerized Purchasing systems preferred.
  • Proficient with Quickbooks, OneDrive, Sharepoint and the Microsoft Office 365 environment as a whole preferred


Closing Date : 7th June, 2020.


Only candidates can apply for this job.

Logistics Manager at PEP May, 2020

PEP CAREER OPPORTUNITY Position: LOGISTICS MANAGER Department: SUPPLY CHAIN Location: LUSAKA – ZAMBIA PURPOSE OF POSITION: To manage the Country logistics activities by ensuring that all stores are optimally stocked according to operational requirements while complying with logistical policies and procedures, in order to obtain maximum sales at minimum costs. This position is part of the senior management team of the Country and serves

Programmer at myBIInc May, 2020

myBIInc A new World Awaits! Must be a good team member must be able to work remotely must be familiar with web programming, web designing and web management application development is an added advantage must be able to work under instruction must have   good communication skills maybe a student or a freelance minimum educational qualification at least grade 9 GCE,

Application Developer at ZedPromos May, 2020

ZedPromos We are looking for an Intern Developer to design and code a functional program application. You will work part of a team through the use of remote working applications such as team viewer, google meets or google hangouts. Must be ready to commit to work 2 to 3 hours per day until the development phase is complete. Must have

Video Editor at Online Education Provider May, 2020

Online Education Provider Job brief We are looking for a talented video editor to assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches the director’s vision and is suitable for broadcasting. Ultimately, as a film and video editor, you should be able to bring sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story. 2.Responsibilities Manipulate and edit film

Forest Landscape Restoration Officer at Zambia CBNRM Forum May, 2020

Zambia CBNRM Forum The Zambia Community Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) Forest Officer: Forest Landscape Restoration Job description Reporting to: The National Coordinator Grade: Professional Staff Type of contract: Project-based JOB DESCRIPTION: OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY The Forest Landscape Restoration Project Officer will coordinate the planning, implementation and tracking of a portfolio of project as well as provide technical assistance and contribute