Procurement and Contracting Officer


Employment Type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Deadline for submission: May 18, 2021

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team

Nutrition International’s Corporate Services (CS) unit is a dedicated team of Finance and Administrative experts with extensive global experience. The unit leads on providing global Accounting, Finance, Budget and Compliance, Contracting and Procurement, Facilities management, and Information Management and Information Technology (IM/IT). Corporate Services teams are found in Nutrition International’s Headquarters in Ottawa, Canada, as well as within our Regional and Country offices throughout Africa and Asia.

About you

You are someone who has the knowledge of procurement and contracting principles and best practices in a non-for-profit organization or in international development. You have a bachelor’s degree or a college diploma in a business field such as procurement or supply chain management and at least 3 years of experience in a public/private sector procurement and contracting role is a requirement. You are well organized, flexible and enjoy the challenges and rewards of working in a diverse office environment.

About the role

In this role you will:

  • Support the implementation of rigorous, accountable, and transparent procurement processes in compliance with Nutrition International’s procurement and contracting policies, applicable laws, and donor requirements.
  • Provide program and organizational procurement needs in coordination with internal stakeholders and business units in accordance with established policies and procedures an adherence to donor contractual terms and conditions.
  • Drafts and/or review various contractual modalities (master agreements, grants, consulting and service contracts, leases, purchase orders, MoU’s and other types of agreements) prior to managerial or executive sign off.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits, flexible work hours, work from home and four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays). We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Canada (Permanent Residency, Current Work Permit, Citizenship, USMCA eligibility or other reciprocal trade agreement). We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on Apply to submit your application


mai 5, 2021

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