AGRA is an African-led institution that actively supports the drive towards inclusive agricultural transformation and sustainable food systems. We do this by empowering the continent’s 33 million smallholder farming households to transform their agriculture from a struggle to survive to profitable businesses.

The Opportunity

Procurement Officer- Country Support, West Africa. Job Reference: POCS/WA/09/2023

Role Purpose

The Procurement Officer – Country Support, West Africa will be responsible for supporting the Head of Procurement in overseeing procurement activities for the region.

Purpose – Analyze

      • In liaison with the Head – Procurement, determine the institution’s purchasing needs and specifications.
      • Ensure procurement best practice is followed using the detailed guidelines provided in AGRA’s Procurement Policy and Procedures Manual.
      • Provide quality assurance of reports, bidding documents from the countries.
      • Assist the Head – Procurement in the preparation of annual procurement plans; ensuring that the plan is followed, including quarterly meetings with the Program Heads and Operations Heads to update the plan.

Model the IRISE Values & Be a Culture Carrier

  • Integrity: Uphold moral convictions and always doing the right thing.
  • Respect: Value differences and embrace diversity and inclusion.
  • Innovation: Strive for excellence and embracing continuous improvement, bold creativity, and change.
  • Stewardship: Be responsible for actions undertaken and resources entrusted.
  • Equity: Be governed by fairness in all undertakings.

Terms of Appointment

3 Years Fixed Term (Consideration for renewal will be made subject to AGRA’s needs, available funding and performance).


Based in Nairobi, Kenya.

How to Apply

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, kindly submit your application with a detailed CV (including your e-mail address and telephone contacts to noting to quote the job reference number in the subject of your email)

To be considered, applications must be received on or before Thursday 12th October 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.