Procurement Officer

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

British Council invites applications for the position of Procurement Officer.

No of position/s – 01

Duration – Indefinite

Main Accountabilities

  • Coordinate and facilitate the approved acquisition of goods and services, raising Purchase Orders (POs), goods and invoice receipting, and assisting the Procurement Manager in the preparation of bid invitations.
  • Facilitate selection of appropriate vendors and procurement methods based on procurement requirements and corporate standards.
  • Monitor and review progress of contractual agreements, review invoices for payment.
  • Create and maintain procurement records, including electronic records in SAP, and other systems whilst ensuring accuracy and integrity of data.
  • Contact vendors or agency representatives to inquire about existing and new product information, solicit bids, develop requests for quotations; and confer with vendors regarding damaged goods, delayed payments or related information.
  • Conduct periodic vendor evaluations/surveys to ensure supplier development.

And will have the following skills and experience

  • Graduate in any discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience of an ERP system.

We can offer

  • Monthly salary BDT 46,809 (Consolidated).
  • Transport allowance of Tk 9000.00 per month plus other benefits according to the organisation’s policy
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Experience of working in an international organisation includes good work life balance and flexible working hours.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and called for interview. We will only shortlist applications submitted on a British Council application form submitted electronically through jobs portal. Any hard copies of the application and incomplete application in the portal will not be accepted.

To apply, please click on the following link that will take you to the Jobs portal of British Council

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Closing date: 23 October 2018

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