Field Supply Chain Coordinator NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Job Title:            Field Supply Chain Coordinator
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Fort Portal,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of Supply
Chain
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 and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. 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 300
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through
our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary: The Field
Supply Chain Coordinator will support the Head of Supply Chain to improve the
capacity and performance of Supply Chain function and staff in SCI field
offices on a daily. The position holder will be responsible for providing
technical support at all times
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children Field Supply Chain Coordinator job placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain/ Supply Chain or related area
  • Membership of Professional body in Supply
    Chain
  • A minimum of five years Supply Chain
    management level experience in Supply Chain in the NGO sector
  • Prior exposure and experience in
    development and implementation of efficient Supply Chain systems, policies
    and procedures and technical experience/training in specific areas of
    Supply Chain
  • Proven experience in all technical areas
    of Supply Chain operations including procurement, transport/distribution,
    warehousing and stock management, fleet management, asset management,
    communications, and security
  • Previous experience of working with local
    partners and District Local Government .
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic
    planning abilities.



  • Computer literacy and excellent
    documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra
    hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management
    or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and
    communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Availability and willingness to work extra
    hours during times of humanitarian responses Computer literacy.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 30th
September 2017

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