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International Procurement Officer


Kirkon Ulkomaanapu





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Are you looking for a job that is meaningful, challenging, and rewarding? At Finn Church Aid, Finland’s largest international development NGO, we are looking for a new colleague to join us as a full time permanent International Procurement Officer

You will work in our Finance and Operations’ Support Department at FCA’s Service and Accountability Centre (SAC). The position is located in our Helsinki office, yet partial remote work is possible.

The International Procurement officer works in close collaboration with colleagues across the group, both in Finland and abroad. 

Join us, make a difference!

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the Global Procurement Guidelines, subsequent trainings and capacity building on the topic across the organization
  • Direct support to the Country Offices and Group entities procurement processes: answer questions, provide solutions, challenge quality
  • Act as the secretary to our Global Procurement Review Committee
  • Pro-actively follows the evolution of the statutory framework applicable to FCA, on the national, European and international levels, both from the legislation and donors side
  • Translate evolution of the statutory framework into relevant adjustment of guidelines and policies
  • Investigate and develops relevant tools supporting Procurement across the organization 
  • Manage the overall process of Assets management across the Group
  • Ad hoc reporting on global Procurement 
  • Supports audit when applicable 
  • Travels to the Country Offices is possible
  • Participating in development projects: systems, processes, trainings and guidelines
  • Participation in audits
  • FCA is a public procurement entity and experience in (Finnish/EU) public procurements would be needed, definitely seen as an asset

 Competence and Personal Requirements:

  • University Degree needed, specialization in Procurement or Procurement Law will be seen as an asset
  • 2 years minimum of work experience in International Procurement, ideally for an NGO 
  • Experience in providing trainings, creating training material, guidelines etc.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and provide hands on support on a wide range of topics
  • Independent and active approach to work, analytical skills
  • Diligence and accuracy 
  • Positive team spirit and service-mindedness across organizational boundaries in a multicultural environment
  • Very robust Excel and IT-skills
  • Good communication and reporting skills
  • Fluent oral and written proficiency in Finnish or Swedish, English are a must; Fluent French seen as an asset.

This is a permanent position with six months’ probation period, starting as soon as possible. The compensation is based on FCA Compensation System and depends on prior work experience. FCA's benefits package includes comprehensive health care and staff capacity building opportunities.

Our work in Finland supports directly and indirectly FCA’s 700 + experts located in 14 country offices to realize our mission: Action for Human Dignity. 

For more information, please contact Bruno Duréault, Director, Finance and Operations’ Support, bruno.dureault (at)
Please apply by using the link no later than June 26th, 2022. Please note that the position will be filled as soon as a suitable person is found, interviews will be conducted on an ad hoc basis.

Finn Church Aid (FCA) is Finland’s largest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. FCA is a founding member of the international aid alliance of churches, the ACT Alliance. We seek positive change by supporting the most vulnerable people in fragile contexts. We specialize in supporting local communities’ right to peace, livelihoods and quality education. Qualified and interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy.
 FCA practices zero tolerance on sexual exploitation and abuse, including child abuse in all forms. FCA has zero tolerance concerning aid diversion and illegal actions, and may screen applicants against international lists to ensure due diligence and compliance with Anti-money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism requirements. 

FCA is certified against the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS).