Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    March 21, 2024
  • Expiration date
    March 28, 2024
  • Experience
    5 Years
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree, Master’s Degree
  • Organization
  • Required Languages

Job Description


Work Location : Sierra Leone – Freetown Type of Post : 
Other Possible Location :  Funding : 
Expected Travel :  Type of Contract : Local
Language Requirement : English Application Deadline : 
Employee Duration : Full-Time







CARE seeks a world of hope, inclusion, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live in dignity and security. CARE places a particular emphasis on women and girls, their dignity, and empowerment to lead their communities out of poverty. In 2020, CARE worked in 104 countries, reaching 90 million people through more than 1,300 programs, with an annual budget of $650 million. Every single one of those 90 million people has a story of resilience, community, strength, and hope—all things that bind us together, across every corner of the globe.  

In Sierra Leone, CARE staff and partners work tirelessly to save lives and address the root causes of poverty and social injustice through advocacy, partnerships, system strengthening, and programming in impact areas of Gender Equality, Empowering Women and Girls, Humanitarian Assistance, Rights to Food, Nutrition, and Water, Right to Health, Women’s Economic Justice and Climate Justice. 


The Procurement Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the procurement function, from planning and sourcing to contract management and supplier relations. This role requires a dynamic and experienced professional with a proven track record in procurement and supply chain management.

  • Develop and implement procurement strategies that align with organizational goals.
  • Collaborate with program managers and other stakeholders to understand procurement needs and requirements.
  • Conduct market analysis to identify potential suppliers and ensure a diverse and competitive supplier base.
  • Negotiate contracts, terms, and conditions with suppliers to secure favorable agreements.
  • Maintain strong relationships with key suppliers and monitor their performance.
  • Oversee the entire procurement process, from requisition to delivery, ensuring compliance with CARE policies and donor regulations.
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures for the procurement function.
  • Conduct regular reviews of procurement processes and identify areas for improvement.
  • Draft, review, and manage contracts and agreements with suppliers.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
  • Monitor and manage contract performance and take appropriate actions as needed.
  • Collaborate with finance and program teams to align procurement activities with budgetary constraints.
  • Implement cost-saving initiatives and strategies without compromising quality.
  • Ensure compliance with CARE policies, local regulations, and donor requirements.
  • Identify and mitigate procurement-related risks.


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s degree or professional qualification is an advantage.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement and supply chain management, with at least 2 years in a managerial role.
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement best practices, regulations, and market trends.
  • Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Proficiency in procurement software and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated commitment to PSHEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation, Harassment, and Abuse). 
  • Demonstrated commitment to principles of Diversity, Equity, Belonging and Inclusion (DEBI).

*** We will be reviewing resumes for these roles on a continuous basis until the position is filled. If you are selected as a candidate, a member of our team will reach out to you to start the recruitment process. Thank you for your interest in CARE Sierra Leone. ***

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Starting salaries are based on internal equity, candidate experience, and the cost of labor where the job is based. Salaries listed only apply to jobs based in the US.