Buyer 1
JOB TITLE: Buyer 1
EMPLOYER: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-10-04 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2021-10-19


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.


About the job:

Buyer 1 supports the procurement process in a specific country in accordance with ICRC rules and regulations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• Conducts research into the availability of goods and services.
• Independently carries out ordinary procurement for specific sector(s) up to a certain amount.
• Drafts requests for tenders/quotes, selection tables and contracts and submits them to their hierarchical superior.
• Follows up on purchases and deliveries and checks that they are conform with specifications and contract details.
• Receives goods and checks that they correspond to quantities and quality ordered.
• Manages, follows up on, files and scans invoices and related documents.
• Participates in updating statistics and reporting.

Desired Profile and Skills:

• University Degree and/or certification in the relevant area.
• Minimum 3 years of total work experience in the relevant area.
• Good command of English and Azerbaijani languages, any other language locally spoken is an asset
• Work (or volunteering) experience in a similar position involving regular contact with suppliers
• Good computer literacy,
• Good knowledge of the region,
• Good interpersonal communication skills,
• Good reporting skills,
• Good rigor, method and analytical skills,
• Cultural awareness and commitment to encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
• Good driver skills on manual gear automobiles

This is a full-time position for an employment contract of one-year duration (with the possibility of extension) including a three-month probation period opened to address an increase in the workload of Logistics Department since 2020.
The duty station is located in Baku city.


Qualified and experienced candidates are invited to apply. You may apply by sending your CV (in English), a cover/motivation letter (in English), and scanned copies of relevant diplomas/certificates to the e-mail Within the cover letter, the application should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Baku Delegation. Clearly indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.

Deadline for receiving applications: 18 October 2021. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
For additional information about the organization, please consult the ICRC website: Any specific enquiries about the position should be addressed to

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