Procurement Assistant

  • USP
  • Labasa, Fiji
  • Jan 13, 2020
Contract Administration & Office Support Teaching, Education & Training

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required

Position Title: Procurement Assistant
Employee Class: Intermediate and Junior
Grade: 3
FTE: 1.0

Section: Finance
Department: 3301-Finance Section
Location: Fiji - Laucala Campus
Reports To: Deputy Procurement Manager
Supervised by: Procurement Manager

Nature and Scope: The Opportunity

Under the guidance of the Deputy Procurement Manager, the appointee will be primarily responsible for providing administrative support to the Procurement Unit and is responsible for performing all administrative clerical duties relating to organising and coordinating procurement activities, review and distribution of information and providing overall assistance in the day-to-day general operations of the Unit.

Key Results Area:

Minimum Qualifications: To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

- Completion of an Diploma level qualification in Management/Office Administration or equivalent from a recognised University with relevant work related experience or a Certificate level qualification in Management/Office Administration or equivalent from a recognised University with post-certificate relevant work experience;
- Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given;
- Working knowledge of MS office with expertise in Excel and experience in handling of web-based Accounting systems;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- A team player;
- Able to work under pressure with minimal supervision;
- Willing to work extra hours in order to meet strict deadlines; and
- Strong customer service attitude and ability to build good relationships with stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with:

- Knowledge of internal procurement policies, processes and procedures generally and in particular those related to the purchase of supplies and services;
- A good knowledge of financial rules and regulations; and
- Valid driver's license

Personal Qualities:
Salary Range: FJ $17,515to FJ $23,408 per annum
Length of Contract: 3 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement

Job Functions

Purchasing, Procurement & Stores


Education & Training  



Job open to:

Fiji Residents Only