Procurement Manager

  • Jhpiego
  • Job Reference Code: PM-Jhpiego
Last date of application
 30-Nov-22 23:59 HR

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Procurement Manager, Jhpiego, New Delhi


1. POSITION VACANT: Procurement Manager, Jhpiego, New Delhi


Jhpiego is a non-profit global health leader and Johns Hopkins University affiliate, that is saving lives, improving health and transforming futures. In partnership with governments, health experts and local communities, Jhpiego builds skills, and systems, that guarantee healthier futures for women and their families. The organization is revolutionizing health care for the planet’s most disadvantaged people, through its partnerships.

Jhpiego translates the best science and practice into moments of care that can mean the difference between life and death for women and families. The moment a woman gives birth; the moment a midwife helps a new-born to breath.

In India, Jhpiego works across various states, in close collaboration with national and state governments, providing technical assistance in the areas of family planning, maternal and child health, strengthening human resources for health, and non-communicable diseases. Its programs are funded by USAID, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, UNICEF, World Health Organization, University of Manitoba, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), and MSD for Mothers, amongst others.

For more information about the organization, please visit


Reporting to the Director - Finance and Administration Operations, the Procurement Manager shall be responsible for managing procurement activities for the India Office with emphasis on the following:

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
(1) Execute and improve procurement processes across all channels of procurement;

(2) Delegate tasks and supervise the work of procurement staff at different offices;
(3) Manage every aspect of the supply chain and notify the senior management team of all obstacles negatively impacting efficiency;
(4) Institute policies and procedures for collecting and reporting key metrics that will reduce overall expenses while increasing productivity;
(5) Perform cost analysis and set appropriate benchmarks;
(6) Coordinate deliveries vis-à-vis targets;
(7) Implement policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation in procurement;
(8) Decide on the standardization, centralization/ decentralization of procurement at offices;
(9) Assist in establishing and implementing procurement plans with various Program Heads;
(10) Coordinate the undertaking of market studies/ surveys as required to ensure compliance with procurement requirements;
(11) Oversee the set up and maintain a database of local suppliers detailing criteria of quality, price, service, ethics, etc.;
(12) Ensure that procurement and logistics conditions are in place in each office to enable proper planning, implementation, and monitoring of procurement and supply chain.


Qualifications and Experience:

(1) MBA/ Master’s degree in Commerce/ Administration/ Finance/ Procurement and Supply Chain with at least 10 years of relevant experience in procurement with the development sector;
(2) Familiarity with USAID procurement guidelines will be an added advantage.

Essential Skills and Competencies:
(1) Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks, demands and deadlines with a positive and constructive attitude;

(2) Excellent management and personnel skills to enable the motivation, encouragement and participation of team members. Excellent interpersonal and teamworking skills, including the ability to work with different groups and nationalities;
(3) Experience of adopting flexible approaches to prioritize and manage a high workload and multiple tasks, in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines;
(4) Experience in proactively identifying and addressing issues;
(5) Experience of building and developing the capacity of logistics staff (including partners) through training, mentoring support, coaching, etc.;
(6) Excellent computer skills;
(7) Strong negotiation, communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills;
(8) Excellent organizational and coordination skills;
(9) Should be detail oriented;
(10) Ability to coordinate activities independently and manage/ prioritize diverse tasks;
(11) Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi;
(12) Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills;
(13) A high level of integrity and professionalism;
(14) Willing to travel about 30% of the time.


Gross compensation budgeted for the position is attractive. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and salary history.

6. LOCATION: New Delhi

7. REFERENCE: PM-Jhpiego


Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 4081 9900; 4165 3612


Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link , at the earliest.

Interviews with promising candidates are scheduled to start immediately. Candidates who apply first shall be at an advantage.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer and offers highly dynamic and enabling work environment.