Deputy Coordinator, Supply Chain NGO Careers – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

 

 

Job Title:    Deputy Coordinator, Supply
Chain

Organisation: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Médecins Sans
Frontières (MSF) is an International independent medical humanitarian
Organization that delivers aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics,
natural disasters and exclusion from health care. MSF offers assistance to
people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or political
affiliation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participates
actively in the definition and update of annual project planning and budgets
through the definition/revision of the mission supply chain strategy

·       
Defines
and revises the mission supply strategy together with the coordination team
according to the mission’s context and the operational needs, in line with
MSF’s protocols, policies and standards, and ensures its implementation,
monitoring and evaluation.

·       
Coordinate
with regional Supply Managers and Logistics coordinator for greater
collaboration to develop the position of SUKA within the region and working
relationship with SUKA

·       
Coordinate
with E cell for the management and effective delivery of E-prep stock within
the region

·       
An
efficient supply administration and provision of adapted tools to support the
different supply activities

·       
Defining,
monitoring, evaluating and ensuring the implementation of the strategies and
overall supply activities in line with MSF standards, protocols and procedures

·       
Directly
supervise the Project Supply Chain Manager in Charge of Supply Chain

·       
Ensure
purchases are carried out according to MSF standards to provide the best value
for money and effective competition

·       
Develop
a supplier database to enrich potential suppliers MSF can call upon to meet its
needs

·       
Standardization
of warehouse management focusing on medical stocks and the interactions with
the distribution points

·       
Monitor
the movement of E-prep stock and carry out reporting fortnightly, monthly and
bi-annually

·       
Develop
the use of multiple suppliers for transportation and maintain a roster of responsive
suppliers for the road, sea and air needs

·       
Develop
the capacity of prequalified suppliers to improve their responsiveness towards
the needs of the supply department

·       
Coordinate
the position, challenges and movement of cargo throughout the network with the
project and send weekly reports to the missions

·       
Defines
the HR set-up related to supply (team sizing, organization charts, job
descriptions, division of roles, tasks and responsibilities), manages the
supply team in the mission and participates in the selection, follow up, the
support (training-mentoring-coaching), the evaluation and the development of
the staff hierarchically and functionally supervised.

·       
Emergency
orders are prioritized and best suppliers are selected for rapid response with
respect to procurement principles

·       
Ensuring
that SUKA supply support to regional mission is efficient, effective and
adequate in terms of lead-time, communication and planning

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold an advanced degree in supply chain management,
procurement, logistics, or an equivalent essential degree and specialization in
Logistics/Supply Chain.

·       
Six
years of progressive experience in supply chain, procurement and logistics
management in the NGO sector, within complex/large scale country programmes and
in emergency response/humanitarian environments.

·       
Proven
experience in all technical areas of supply chain operations including
procurement, logistics, transport/distribution, warehousing and stock
management, asset management, communications.

·       
Experiencing
in managing and supervising others in logistics and procurement functions.

·       
Ability
to synthesise and analyse information, and make clear, informed decisions

·       
Ability
to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and
externally

·       
Strong
planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a
substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

·       
Cultural
awareness, with strong written and spoken communication and interpersonal
skills in English

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and 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 msfch-kampala-recruitment@geneva.msf.org with
the title of position as subject line. Only shortlisted candidates meeting the
above criteria will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 14th January 2021 by 5:00pm

 

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