Procurement Executive

Report to: Manager Procurement
Location: Islamabad
Application deadline for the position is October 12, 2021

About Us

Karandaaz believes that every Pakistani deserves to be Financially Included and Economically Empowered. Our Mission at Karandaaz is to Foster economic growth and create jobs through financial inclusion of unbanked individuals and unserved enterprises.

Karandaaz Pakistan is a not-for-profit organization, based out of Islamabad, registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan under Section 42 of the Companies Act 2017. We are supported by Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Karandaaz is governed by an eminent board who set the strategy of the organization and steer it towards achievement of its objectives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze requests and collaborates with relevant stakeholders to devise relevant solutions/sourcing.
  • Develop Vendor Assessment and Scoring criteria
  • Lead negotiation with suppliers through competitive bidding tools
  • Prepare and finalize detailed RFPs (Request for Proposal), Preparation of complete commercial evaluation (TCO) and QES comprising of techno-commercial
  • Negotiate with vendors for procuring goods/ services as per received requirements.
  • Develop and manage contractual agreements
  • Build a strong relationship with internal stakeholders and be able to translate their requirements into procurement plans
  • Conduct budget analysis with the team and prepare reports inclusive of spending/saving, shares with management and explains the rationale behind it
  • Preparing monthly and YTD spend & saving report
  • Prepare contracts and related documents; work in coordination with procurement guidelines and manual, end-user teams, taxation, and legal guidelines.
  • Assist the team and Finance in internal/external audits of the procurement team.
  • Track all procurements and follow up with vendors to ensure timeliness of deliverable
  • Manage physical and digital archival of all purchase-related documents.
  • Maintain a procurement tracker, ensuring all deliverables and timelines etc are up to date and follow up with vendors and internal stakeholders to ensure timeliness of deliverables, generate procurement reports as and when needed
  • Maintain an invoice tracker to keep a track of all invoices and payments, follow-up with the Finance Department for timely processing of all procurement payments;
  • Timely and independently conclude renewal process for repeat order procurement
  • Lead the implementation of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) from the procurement team
  • Any other tasks assigned by Manager Procurement.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field from a reputable local or international institute
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Prior experience and knowledge of Oracle will be highly preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office
  • Working knowledge of IT and technical procurements will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills and good interpersonal skills and report writing skills
  • Flexibility, creativity, and the ability to maintain a rapid and demanding pace of work,
  • Passion for Karandaaz’s mission and alignment with core values
  • Possess integrity and a high sense of personal and professional ethics.
  • Strong negotiations and problem-solving skills Ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines

Culture and Values at Karandaaz

Karandaaz Culture is guided by our values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, and Equity (ICARE). These values shape our choices on what we do and how we do it, both with colleagues internally and partners externally. We also believe that we are all responsible for creating a great place to work and are constantly looking to hire individuals who bring the same level of passion and commitment to the purpose of the organization.

If you believe in Karandaaz vision and values and feel excited about the work we are offering, please send us your application for this position to clearly mentioning the position title in the subject line. We will be accepting submissions till 11th October 2021.

Karandaaz is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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