Assistant Project Supply Manager Job Opportunity – Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Job Title:           Assistant Project Supply Manager
Organization:  Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Médecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is
an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers
aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and
exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need
irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.
Key Duties and
Implementing the defined standard order
management process ensuring effectiveness and efficiency in procurement,
transport and warehousing
Managing procurement visits and supplier
appraisals on a regular basis to offer permanent support to the direct and
indirect missions supported
Support the purchase of medical and logistics
articles during emergency response
Ensure that emergency stock is monitored and
replenished (according to the mission EPREP strategy)
Communicate with the regional mission to
purchase medical and logistics items in the emergency context
Collaborate with suppliers and develop a close
relationship for maximum support during emergency
Assure supply activities management during
emergency according to the agreed supply procedures for emergency response
Participating in the definition of the HR set-up
related to supply and managing the capacity of the department to meet project
Ensure that the supply activities within regular
and emergency intervention are stable and proposes strategic adjustments and
resources (re) allocation when needed
Monitor, evaluate and account for the overall
site supply chain management ensuring efficient supply management
Participating in the validation of the
suppliers, transport companies, freight forwarders proposed by the supply and
procurement supervisors together with the technical referents when needed
Support the Project Supply Manager in
supervising‘ monitor and assessing the procurement, warehouse and transport
Support the Project Supply Manager in his
absence to fulfil all his responsibilities
Offer a permanent technical support option to
the supply teams as well as to all other departments in the site (Opal Med,
Log, Fin, HR …j
Supporting actively the Project Supply Chain
Manager in the definition and update of the site (project or capital) annual
planning and budgets in line with MSF’s protocols, standards and procedures
Assure supply activities during an emergency are
compliant with regular procedures, processes and principles
Guide the supervisors accordingly to attain and
achieve the supply strategy in support of the overall mission strategy
Ensure that the activities carried out adhere to
the SOP‘s, validation tables and authorized spending

Skills and Experience:
Essential – Enterprise Resource Planning
software experience
Essential – Computer literacy (Word, Excel,
Outlook and lnternet)
Essential – Bachelors in Supply Chain Management
(Or related subject)
Desired – CIPS certificate is an added advantage
Desired – CILT certificate is an added advantage
Minimum 3 years of experience in procurement
Previous experience with MSF or another NGO is an added advantage Previous
experience as a volunteer is added advantage Experience managing teams
Competences/ Skills: Analytical and conceptual
thinking, Managing stress, Communication, Teamwork, Planning setting standards
and monitoring work, Strategic thinking, Leadership, Judgement and knowledge
Commitment, Flexibility, Stress Management, Results
Essential- English (reading, written and spoken)
Desired – French (reading, written and spoken is
an asset
Desired – Swahili and Luganda is an advantage
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited
to submit their application letter and a detailed CV merged together in a
SINGLE PDF or WORD document to the HR department via email to   
Only shortlisted candidates
meeting the above criteria will be contacted. No monetary, goods or service
otters, nor favoritism, will be tolerated in the recruitment process. MSF
reserves the right to refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts. Any
illicit solicitations can be reported to the Justice System.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send
their Application (addressed to the Manager, HR & Training) & CV by
email to  The
subject must be the name of the position applied for strictly. Only complete
applications will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults,
and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment.
Deadline: 10th
November 2019 at 5:00 PM.
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