Senior Manager Procurement & Logistics NGO Jobs – Marie Stopes International

Organization: Marie Stopes
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director –
Corporate Services
About Us:
Marie Stopes International exists to bring quality family planning and
reproductive healthcare to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people.
We’ve been delivering family planning, safe abortion, and maternal health
services for over 35 years. Millions of women worldwide turn to us for help
each year, whether in limiting the size of their families, or avoiding
dangerous complications in pregnancy or unsafe abortion.
Job Summary: The Senior
Manager Procurement & Logistics will ensure compliance and value for money
through the effective procurement of goods and services, and effective
distribution of those products across all MSI Uganda’s service delivery
channels and operations nationwide. In managing this key area of organizational
risk, s/he is will develop and ensure full compliance with effective policies,
strategies and systems that deliver cost effective, donor compliant, high
quality, timely delivery of all procurement and logistics for MSI Uganda. S/he
is the key representative of MSI Uganda with external service and product
Key Duties and
Empowering and effective leadership of a team providing all procurement
and logistics management to support to all departments Activities include:
  • Clear
    and inspirational leadership to create a mutually supportive, motivated
    and trusted team developing individual and collective strengths while
    understanding the limits of their respective authority areas
  • Day
    to day management and supervision for excellent planning and
    accountability across the team and with external teams
  • Clear
    plans communicated internally and externally to all MSI Uganda teams
  • Individual
    performance management to nurture skills and address weakness
  • Budget
    oversight and management of annual procurement plan
Development, implementation and oversight of excellent procurement
systems and practice Activities include:
  • Tasked
    with the development and delivery of strategy, procedures and
    systems that result in risk management, efficiencies and value for money
  • Annual
    business plan in relation to strategy
  • Communication
    and roll out of agreed process including training and development as
  • Oversight
    of excellent and fraud-free procurement activities
  • In
    charge of monitoring and reporting on progress to Director of Corporate
  • Manage
    the preferred supplier procurement process
Development, implementation and oversight of all logistics and assets
management Activities include:
  • Development
    and delivery of strategy, procedures and systems that result in risk
    management, efficiencies and value for money in all logistics and
    asset management
  • In
    charge of monitoring and oversight of all systems
  • Full
    compliance with all asset management requirements (including accurate
    record keeping and branding)
  • Documentation
    and accurate accounting of a contraceptive and medical consumable
    stock movement.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in
    a relevant discipline is desirable (Procurement & Logistics
    Management, Business management, Commerce, General Management, Accounting)
  • Knowledge
    in supply chain management is an added advantage.
  • More
    than one Ugandan language desirable
  • Proven
    experience in similar position in Procurement & Logistics
    management related activities in NGO /or commercial setting
  • Broad
    knowledge and experience of a range of procurement activities, including
    but not limited to: national and international procurement; warehouse
    management; pharmacy management.
  • Excellent
    knowledge of risk management in the area of procurement and logistics
  • Proven
    ability to manage and lead high-performing teams through encouraging
    innovation and creativity
  • Strong
    and proven skills in the management of teams to clear performance
  • Excellent
    planning and reporting skills
  • Strategic
    analysis and the ability to translate ideas into workable practice
  • Excellent communications skills to ensure uptake by others of the
    management of risk
  • Excellent
    IT skills to realise efficiencies and use data for analytical purposes
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills, the ability to build effective working relationships
    at all levels
  • Excellent
    oral and written communication skills
  • Proven
    ability to plan, prioritise and organise self and others
  • Ability
    to work autonomously
  • Ability
    to work under pressure and to deadlines
In all his/her dealings with clients and staff, the post-holder
demonstrates MSU’s core values of
  • Accountability
    of all staff to each other and our clients and stakeholders.
  • Equality
    of opportunity and access.
  • Value
    for money in the management of our resources
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Marie Stopes are strongly encouraged to
send an updated CV, cover letter, certified copies of academic documents to the
Senior Manager Human Resource via email to: quoting the
position reference number.
NB: Please do not attach
Deadline: Friday, 3rd March,
2017 by 12:00 Noon
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