Save the Children International NGO Jobs – Supply Chain Specialist

Job Title:     Supply
Chain Specialist
Organisation: Save the Children
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world. Save the
Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival,
protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire
breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate
and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by
delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting
as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale. In 2014,
we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and
91 million indirectly around the world.
About Save the Children Uganda:
Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the
right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to
inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve
immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for
children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being
innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving
results at scale. In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme
areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods
& Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and
emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in
the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently,
Save the Children has a staff complement of over 200 persons. We save
children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfill their
potential.
Job Summary:  The Save the
Children Supply Chain Specialist supports the assists the Logistics Manager to
improve the capacity and performance of logistics function and staff in the
Country and field Office on a need basis. The job holder is responsible for
providing technical support to the field teams in supply chain management. The
Supply Chain Specialist may be called upon as and when necessary to provide
support in humanitarian responses.
 Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The Supply Chain Specialist should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree or higher in Supply Chain/Logistics or equivalent.
  • At least four years’ experience working in
    Logistics in the INGO sector, within complex/large scale Country programs
    and in an emergency response/humanitarian environments.
  • Past exposure and experience in all
    technical areas of logistics operations including procurement,
    transport/distribution, warehousing, stock, fleet, asset, construction,
    communications and security management.
  • Past experience of working with local
    partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health,
    Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strategic
    planning abilities.
  • Possess the ability to establish and
    maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member
    of a team.
  • Computer literacy and excellent
    documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra
    hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and
    ability to work well in an international environment with people from
    diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Possess the ability to intervene with
    crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and
    communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Excellent time management and planning
    capacity.
  • Willingness to travel and work in
    hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra
    hours during times of humanitarian responses.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the world’s largest Child-focused NGO,
Save the Children International should send their application letters with
detailed CVs indicating three professional referees, two of whom should have
been direct supervisors and send them to: The Director of Human Resources &
Administration, Save the Children, Plot 68/70, Kira Road, P.O Box 12018,
Kampala, Uganda or via E-mail to: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org
NB: Only online applications shall be
considered. Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications.
Deadline:  3rd April 2015
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