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Job posting: Procurement and Contracts Officer

If this, is YOU, Then Apply!

You are extremely well-organized, learn quickly and have an acute attention to detail. You know
how to take a project from start to finish and in fact, take great joy in completing your “to-do” list.
You can prioritize in the face of competing issues, remain balanced and efficient in the face of
stress, and have a good sense of humor. You are flexible and can excel in a constantly changing
external environment like advocacy, that often requires frequent programmatic and therefore
financial and operational adjustments.

About the Role

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) is seeking a Procurement and Contracts
Officer (PCO) to join our global team. ITPC is a global activist network that fights for universal
access to optimal treatment and diagnostics. As an issue-based coalition, ITPC uses HIV as an entry
point to the right to health, partnering with affected communities across the world to address
treatment access issues for diseases including diabetes, hepatitis C and hypertension.
ITPC’s operational hub, in Johannesburg, South Africa, supports a small global (and remote) team
to carry out our mandate to ensure that everyone in need of treatment can get it. This new
position places the successful applicant at the heart of efforts to improve the effective
implementation of ongoing program activities in the global team. The Procurement and Contracts
Officer (PCO) will be responsible for the whole procurement cycle of goods and services. The PCO
will ensure uninterrupted supply of goods and services in accordance with ITPC’s set and
sometimes unplanned workflow.

The PCO position is based in Gauteng, South Africa and forms part of the Finance, Administration,
Grants & Compliance Unit at ITPC, reporting directly to the Accountant. At the time of recruitment,
this position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

Job Summary

Purchase goods and services to ensure that ITPC-Global and all activated projects operational needs
are met, considering the price, quality, and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply, Assist in
Management of contracts and respective Service level agreements.

The Procurement and Contracts Officer will work with key stakeholders to understand their
requirements, compile specifications, facilitate vendor selection and negotiate agreements on
behalf of budget holder or requesting project – utilizing tools and processes such as Purchase
Requisitions, RFP’s, RFQ’s, and RFI’s. The position will be expected to collaborate and share
information within, and across, departments and support various specification working groups. The
role will also be responsible for initially building mutually beneficial relationships with strategic
suppliers to ensure ongoing value is delivered to ITPC-Global through these contractual
relationships.

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