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Procurement Officer, PAJ

International Development
21600001617 Requisition #

Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.


Project Summary:

The Jordan Public Accountability and Justice Strengthening Activity (PAJ) is designed to strengthen accountability systems, procedures, and mechanisms within the Government of Jordan and judicial institutions and enhance their ability to serve and communicate effectively with the public. It also fosters awareness and pressure by civil society organizations, the public, and the private sector on the government’s adherence to the law and its international commitments to govern in an accountable manner that safeguards the rights of vulnerable populations.


**Please note: Only Jordanian citizens are eligible for this position**


Position Summary:

The Procurement Officer will carry out duties designed to meet the objectives of the PAJ project in Jordan. The Procurement Officer will perform under the general & technical direction of the Procurement Manager.



  • Respond to procurement requests for commercial goods and services from program staff related to supplies, materials, and other items for project beneficiaries and activities.
  • Ensure that MSI and USAID procurement procedures and regulations are followed.
  • Analyze procurement requirements and selects the most appropriate methods based on interpretation and assessment of established policies, practices, and experience.
  • Review procurement documentation from project office and check for accuracy and compliance with MSI policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and launch RFQs and RFPs, develop bid evaluation criteria, and guide evaluation committee members on processes involved under the supervision of the Procurement Manager.
  • Supervise bid evaluation committees, ensure the integrity of the competitive process, facilitate bidder debriefings, and exercise appropriate judgment and tact while ensuring to protect confidential information.
  • Analyze, negotiate, and prepare contractual agreements, such as Purchase Orders (POs) and Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPAs), with ensuring appropriate terms and conditions are included to protect the interests of MSI in coordination with Procurement Manager.
  • File all support documentation for procurement in MSI’s grants and procurement management system (GRUMP) and electric files, as appropriate.
  • Interact with the suppliers on a day to day basis and review deliveries against the orders.
  • Implement and manage procurement tracking log, associated databases, and/or other tracking tools as requested.
  • Maintain a database of good, reliable suppliers for different categories of supplies, services, and goods.
  • Support all technical component teams through coordinating logistics for programmatic events, including preparing event checklists, reserving conference and workshop venues, booking lodging accommodations, coordinating with caterers, ensuring USAID branding requirements are followed, coordinating translation and other outside services in coordination with the Training and Events Management Coordinator.
  • Assist the technical teams with preparing the activity request form and event management checklist, as required, and complete or oversee the activity budget preparation.
  • Ensure invoices are sent to Finance for payment.
  • Liaise with other departments, particularly the Finance Department and participate in budget planning as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Procurement Manager.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required.
  • Minimum one year of experience in office administration, customer service, and/or procurement fields required.
  • professional experience on donor-funded international development projects preferred.
  • Strong computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and be accountable for project outcomes.
  • Fluency in Arabic and proficiency in English required.


MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.


We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.


Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please visit Tetra Tech’s Disability Assistance Page. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.


Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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