Procurement Operations Support Officer

Mozambique, Full time

Ascending is currently recruiting a Procurement Operations Support Officer for a Major International Marine Company to be based in Pemba, Mozambique.


The purpose of the position is to assist with day-to-day administration of the Mozambique Operations of the company. More specifically the Procurement & Logistics part of operation.

The position is based in our Pemba office and reports to the Contract Manager.



  • Assist with sourcing goods and services both in Mozambique and International.
  • Ensure all vendors are registered in the ERP system and conduct vendor Due Diligence.
  • Tasked with raising RFQ – Assist with comparing Quotations – Raising PO.
  • Follow up on international shipments of goods, ensure all documents are in place and manage the import/export process and formalities according to the correct regimes.
  • Manage the Pemba Warehouse, setting up and maintaining the inventory, stock control and warehouse HSEQ.
  • Assist with Visa/Work Permit applications for both staff, crew and visitors.
  • Manage local personnel logistics including airport pick-ups, hotel bookings and transfers.
  • Ensure goods and services are lined up as per vessel port call planning.                                                                         



  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • Interested in Procurement / Logistics / HSE with some practical experience within Mozambique.
  • Understand Mozambique import/export and visa/work permit processes.
  • Knowledge on warehouse management is a plus (stock control & inventory).
  • Experience with working with ERP systems with the focus on procurement
  • Intermediate skills in MS excel.
  • Good communications skills in English (written and oral).
  • Based in Pemba or willing to relocate.
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