Save the Children Nigeria is recruiting for fulltime Supply Chain Coordinator.
Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Supply Chain Coordinator
Ref: 190000JS Location: Yobe
This role will in line with the current global procurement policy and manual, coordinate the set up or implementation of supply chain functions and responsibilities, under the supervision of the SCM.
The role will supervise and manage field supply chain staff in Yobe office, including supply chain support to a smaller sized Jigawa field office.
Coordination of programme supply chain needs; implement Save the children policies and procedures for the management of the supply chain, including areas as procurement for cost effective , transport and distribution, warehousing and stock management, management of vehicle fleets, communication systems, and assets.
Ensure that Save the Children minimum standards of logistics procedures and country policies are implemented and adhered to in the area of responsibility, supporting relevant staff as required
Manage and support supply chain staff including ensuring clear division of responsibilities, clear objectives, and management of performance
Ensure that procedures within the specific area of responsibility meet Save the Children and donor regulations, whether that be a within a given technical sector in logistics, or a specific field base
Provide support to Supply Chain Manager on areas relating to budgets, technical aspects of the programme, and implementation mechanisms as required
Provide logistics training and capacity building as required
The post-holder will comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
Education-Advanced degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Logistics, Business Administration or an equivalent field.
Six years 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, fleet management, asset management, communications, and security.
Experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure
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
Technical experience/training in specific areas of logistics eg fleet mechanics, IT/communications networks
Technical experience/knowledge in specific types of humanitarian intervention eg Health, WASH, Food Security
Knowledge of ERP software for supply chain management.
Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as it is contrary to the values and practices of our organization.
Due to the volume of applications received, Save the Children may not provide feedback to all applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as applications will be reviewed as received. Save the Children reserves the right to change the closing date, if considered necessary.
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