Procurement Assistant – Pujehun

Save the Children

Save the Children International (SCI) is looking for energetic and hard-working man or woman to serve as Procurement Assistant at Kailahun Field Office. Our diversity is our strength as we seek to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly women and girls. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, particularly women, to apply. If you have a passion for children, and you wish to be part of a dynamic team supporting development in Sierra Leone, then we look forward to your application!

The Role: Procurement Assistant will be responsible to ensure all procurement support is carried out according to agreed procurement plans and requests, and procurement systems, procedures and policies. S/he will be based in Kailahun and directly reporting to the Supply Chain Officer.


  • A minimum of Diploma in Business Administration or related field. Professional qualification (CIPS) in Procurement field of study is an added advantage.



  • Thorough understanding (or ability to do so) of SCI, donor, and procurement markets, dynamics, requirements and policies for NGOs and government regulations.

  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.

  • Demonstrated planning, organising and negotiation skills

  • Time management, Diplomacy and Confidentiality

  • Must be Computer literate with strong documentation skills


  • Ability and willingness to undertake periodic field travel to up-country and hard to reach and hard to stay areas.

  • Driving skills (valid driving license mandatory).

  • Ability to work in hard to reach/stay areas.

  • Effective interpersonal skills – oral and written communication skills


Closing date: 03rd January,** 2023**

The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.


Applicants are advised that

Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process and we maintain zero tolerance to dual employment. Any request in this direction should be immediately cancelled.

Please apply in English using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your salary expectations for the role.

  • Candidates should apply using the link provided by for the job advert
  • Applicants should attach a copy of a valid Labour Card to their applications


How to apply

Please follow this link to apply:

Closing date: 3 Jan 2023