Procurement Officer Greek national/resident applicants only - Greece


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

NRC started operations on Chios in mid-October 2015 and has since directly assisted over 70,000 refugees and migrants, working together with the Greek authorities, humanitarian actors and volunteers to set up and maintain a dignified and efficient flow of refugees from arrival at the beach, via registration and reception facilities, to departure by boat or plane to mainland Greece.
The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the support functions responsibilities.
NRC now is expanding it's activities to Thessaloniki.

Job description

Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
Ensure proper filing of documents
Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
Process purchase requisitions /orders within purchasing authority
Invite assess, and award/recommend supplier tenders, bids, quotations, and proposals
Establish and negotiate contract terms and conditions, and maintain supplier relationships
Prepare and maintain purchasing records, reports and price lists
Work with internal and external stakeholders to determine procurement needs, quality, and delivery requirements


Previous experience from working in complex contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Valid driver’s license
Good knowledge of English language

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships

Education field

  • Education title: Relevant degree for the position

Personal qualities



  • English

We offer

Commencement: As soon as possible
Contract period: open
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s regulations and Greek labour law
Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Thessaloníki
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Procurement
    • Procurement
    • Emergency Aid
  • Closing Date: 2016-04-22

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