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Concern Worldwide, Bangladesh has been implementing Emergency Rohingya Response Projects with funding from different donors, most of which are short-term projects.

Title of the Position Procurement Specialist
Number of Position One (01)
Type of Contract Fixed Term Contract up to 31st December 2023
Monthly Gross Salary BDT 59,541/-
Standard benefits as per organisational policy Festival allowance (02), Baisakhi allowance, Group Life and Hospitalisation Insurance coverages, OPD coverage, Mobile ceiling and other admissible benefits as per organisational policy
Duty Station Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar

Job Purpose:

The Procurement Specialist is responsible to support the Concern Bangladesh Emergency Rohingya Response Programme in Cox’s Bazar in managing procurement. S/he is responsible to ensure procurement policies, procedures and compliances of Concern Worldwide and respective donor. S/he will also focus on the efficient and effective procurement to the programme.

Main duties & responsibilities:


  • Support program with the market assessment including price, specification and availability of the goods and services required for programme.
  • Review purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy and identify sources of supply if needed.
  • Prepare procurement process documents like: Request for Quotation (RFQ), Quotation Evaluation Form (QEF), Purchase Order (PO), Technical Note, Procurement Committee meeting note, justifications etc.
  • Process and ensure frame work agreement, update and negotiate with supplier considering current market price and program need, 
  • Manage SR Tracker and ensure there is a SR Tracking report compiled and updated on the SR’s received and share with the Cox’s Bazar team on a weekly basis.  
  • Ensure day to day procurement process including quotation collection, documents preparation and approvals.
  • Organize Procurement Committee meetings, bid opening, present information, record keeping, note preparation and flag any compliance issues. 
  • Assist in the procurement process of partners if required.
  • Ensuring that all supplies, services and equipment required are delivered on time. This includes routine communication, coordination and planning with the relevant requesting staff regarding their needs.
  • Ensure copies of SR’s and POs are shared with the warehouse focal.
  • Coordinating with Finance and program departments to ensure integrated internal controls, timely payment of vendors and full, auditable support documentation.
  • Generate and maintain comprehensive price list for goods, services and equipment purchased by Concern.
  • Maintain an up to date vendor list and enlistment as per Concern procurement guideline.
  • Work with multiple vendors to determine the best deals for the company, and have to evaluate the many pros and cons of each, based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors.
  • Establishing and maintaining ethical, professional working relation with suppliers.
  • Ensure that services are delivered with maximum efficiency and professionalism and that beneficiaries are treated with respect at all times
  • Ensure all service contract, agreement and update renewal, termination notice as necessary. 
  • Enable a friendly collaborative working culture within the team, actively sharing information and knowledge to enable the team to ensure effective learning and sharing across the team


  • Share SR Tracker at weekly basis and updated Contract Tracker at monthly basis


  • Take part in any logistics need in the camp site
  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the line manager.

In line with Concern’s commitments under the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS):

  • Actively promote meaningful community participation and consultation at all stages of the project cycle (planning, implementation, M&E);
  • Work with relevant colleagues  to ensure that the Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) is functional and accessible, that feedback and complaints are welcomed and addressed;
  • Work with relevant colleagues to ensure that information about CRM, safeguarding and expected staff behaviour is disseminated among programme participants and communities.

Key Requirements:

  • Master / Bachelor degree in supply Chain or Business Administration  or other relevant studies
  • Minimum 03 years of work experience in procurement and supply chain preferable NGO/INGO
  • Experience in Rohingya emergency in Cox’s Bazar is a strong asset
  • Proficient knowledge of standard computer software if possible.
  • Having good knowledge on Rohingya refugee programmes will add value.
  • Demonstrate ability to think and manage strategically, plan and meet deadlines.
  • Good command and fluency in Bengali and Rohingya language/Chittagong dialect (will add value).

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If you feel that your qualification and experience match our requirements, and you have a shared commitment to Concern’s values, please email the completed Job Application Form with photograph, National ID, TIN and all Educational Certificates to

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Closing Date of Application: 26 March 2023

Candidates over 60 years of age are discouraged to apply.

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