Food for the Hungry Logistics & Procurement Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Food for the Hungry Logistics & Procurement Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Logistics Manager, the Logistics and Procurement Coordinator will bring additional leadership & oversight responsibilities in the procurement space as well as sharing the load of handling high profile/complex procurements with the Logistics Manager.

The Logistics and Procurement Coordinator will also be expected to take on some of the responsibilities of the Logistics Manager in the procurement space and also act as the second in command for the Logistics Manager overseeing the entire portfolio (procurement, admin, and fleet, and IT) when out of office.

They will also represent the logistics department on key operational forums as needed. Support the Regional Logistics Officers to conduct timely procurement of quality goods, services and works that comply with the required specifications while upholding Food for the Hungry’s procurement policy and procedures while maintaining high level of accountability and integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Key Result #1- Procurement Planning and Management

  • Key Result #2 – Sourcing and Vendor Management

  • Key Result #3 Contract Management and Monitoring

    Job Level Specifications

  • Strong leadership, analytical and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage multiple activities with attention to detail, meeting tight deadlines under pressure.

  • Excellent problem-solving capacity, with demonstrated ability for considerable analysis and sound judgment to find solutions in a complex environment with shifting and competing priorities.

  • Sound public and negotiation skills along with business acumen coupled with attention to details, maturity in decision making and time management skills

  • Be highly proactive with personal initiative and drive, honest with a high level of integrity; a team-player with a positive attitude and good planning skills

  • Excellent cross-cultural communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to interact professionally with culturally and
    linguistically diverse staff, stakeholders, clients and consultants.

  • Strategic thinker with excellent analytical skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

  • Ability to work and deliver well under pressure and in response to changing needs.

  • Advanced Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel spreadsheets, word processing, power point, and electronic mail).

  • Vibrant personal relationship with Christ and studies, understands and applies FH Foundational Principles and Vision and Mission

  • Maintains an attitude in accordance with FH values, behaviors and mindsets.

  • Experience in people management with skills and knowledge on coaching, mentoring and delivering training to teams

  • Good written and spoken English.

    Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management

  • Professional Qualification/Certification such as Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Management – CIPS or equivalent.

  • A relevant Post Graduate Qualification or Masters in Procurement or any related business profession will be an added advantage

  • Minimum 5-7 years in procurement and logistics management experience within an INGO environment is required or related field

  • Minimum 3 years in a busy procurement and logistics department an INGO environment is required

  • Thorough knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID) contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required.

    Language Skills

  • Proficient in English. Knowledge of local language is added advantage

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Food for the Hungry Logistics & Procurement Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

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