Supply Chain Coordinator – Yobe Nigeria Save the Children

Supply Chain Coordinator – Yobe
: Nigeria Save the Children
Closing date13 Mar 2019
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
We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.
We undertake rigorous procedures to ensure that only people suitable to work with children are allowed to join our organisation and all candidates will, therefore, be subject to this scrutiny.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
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Years of experience
3-4 years