Procurement Logistician Non-profit Jobs – Medical Teams International (MTI)

Organization: Medical
Teams International (MTI)
Duty Station: 
About US:
Medical Teams
International is a faith-based not for profit health relief and development
organization with a Calling “Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break
barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world”. MTI-UG has
operations in West Nile and South western Uganda. We provide Comprehensive
Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition.
Job Summary:  The Procurement Logistician will be
responsible for overseeing all procurement and logistics activities at the
regional level to ensure the availability of efficient, cost-effective
resources required to support MTI health programming activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate all regional supply chain activities including planning,
    sourcing, transport, shipping, warehousing, asset and fleet management;
    apply distribution control techniques to optimize stock levels
  • Manage procurement process in accordance with MTI and donor policies
    and procedures, in a transparent, accountable, efficient and cost
    effective manner
  • Responsible for managing the Operations budget at the regional
    level; ensure Operations staff are utilizing Unit 4 ERP system to manage
    inventory and approve orders in accordance with MTI and donor requirements
  • Lead the regional Operations team including daily supervision,
    monitoring quality of work and definition of each person’s task, drawing
    up work schedules and leading team meetings
  • Review fleet report, analyse and recommend solutions to ensure fleet
    budget is appropriately tracked and utilized efficiently in accordance
    with MTI and donor requirements
  • Review inventory and store report with Store Officer to ensure
    supplies and assets are tracked and utilized efficiently in accordance
    with MTI and donor requirements
  • Provide training to Operations and Programs staff in the use of Unit
    4 ERP system and ensure updated records are in the system and paper files
    with correct supporting documentation
  • Manage vendor contracts and work closely with user departments to
    ensure effective and efficient implementation; support timely vendor
    payment by submitting all required documentation in accordance with
  • Assist in annual procurement planning process and continuously track
    budget vs. actual, providing reports to management as required to support
    decision making
  • Ensure that local market surveys are regularly conducted to gain a
    full knowledge of the availability and price of local items
  • Ensure the procurement and disposal of commodities are in line with
    applicable licenses and are properly documented
  • Monitor maintenance activities of infrastructures, supervise repairs
    and flag rehabilitation needs to supervisors and Construction Officer
  • Plan together with Program Manager the required checks and
    maintenance activities of energy systems
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and
    participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures
    as per MTI policy
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement
    & Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Public
    Administration or related field is required
  • Professional certification in NAVY or CIPS is required
  • Three years of experience inclusive of one year of supervisory
    experience is required
  • Experience with donor (UN, USAID, etc.) asset and procurement
    specific procedures is an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of global supply chain management including
    procurement, tendering, contracting, clearance, transport, warehousing,
    distribution, fleet management and asset management
  • In-depth knowledge of ERP systems
  • Highly skilled at using ERP systems to manage inventory logistics
  • Skilled in managing a budget
  • Skilled in training and leading a team
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A good command of both written and spoken English
  • Ability to act with integrity and ensure security and appropriate
    use of assets
  • Keen interest to mentor others
  • Highly organized with good quantitative ability
  • Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should email their application letters and
Curriculum Vitae including work related references to;
Only online
applications will be accepted. Your application will be reviewed if you have
fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such
as MS Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped
files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 2MB.
Please clearly indicate the Position Title and Location you are applying for.
Do not attach your Academic Transcripts. They will be requested if you are
short listed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. MTI is an equal
opportunity employer.
Deadline: 26th July 2019 by 5:00PM
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