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Procurement and Logistics Officer - Lively Minds

Date Posted: May 04, 2021
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  • Location:
    Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    3 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jun 04, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

Lively Minds is looking for a Procurement and Logistics Officer to join our lively, global finance team in July 2021. The Procurement and Logistics Officer supports procurement and logistics for our busy operations in Ghana. 

The successful candidate must be pragmatic, highly organised and risk averse with experience of tracking the movement of people and goods. For a detailed understanding of the role and person criteria, please see the Job Description on our website:

Required Skills or Experience

Essential experience and skills

  • Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in logistics and supply chain management, economics, business administration, commerce, accounting (or related discipline).
  • 3+ years’ experience in a procurement or finance role in a fast-paced multinational or NGO environment.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and deal with complex issues simultaneously.
  • Understanding of procurement process in a development organisation.
  • Awareness of pre-qualification of approved suppliers, the process involved and the maintenance of a supplier database.
  • Familiarity with standard ERP and online procurement requisition processes.
  • Articulate, negotiation skills and good understanding of procurement best practices.
  • Good understanding of procurement of services, contract document preparation and tax regulations of various forms of procurement.
  • Well organised and able to manage own time with minimal supervision.
  • Technically literate - Basic user of MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Teams and able to adapt to and learn new tech systems easily.

Desirable experience and skills

  • Experience of custom procedures for clearing of goods, tax exemption procedures.

You will be expected to perform against the Lively Minds Competencies.

How To Apply

To apply, send the completed form to before the deadline.
Deadline for applications: 11:59pm Sunday 16th May 2021.
To identify the right candidate, we have created a two-stage recruitment process:
  • Stage 1: Short-listed candidates will be asked to undertake a remote, written assessment.
  • Stage 2: Successful candidates from Stage 1 will be asked to attend an assessment day.
Written assessment:
  • 24th May 2021 (remote).
Assessment day:
  • 7th June 2021 in Tamale.


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Company Overview

Tamale, Northern, Ghana

We do not provide aid. We believe that people can only break the cycle of poverty if they are given the information, skills, and confidence to make changes themselves. The solutions don’t need to be complicated or expensive. We work with partners and... Read More

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