International Rescue Committee Supply Chain Manager Jobs in Uganda
International Rescue Committee Supply Chain Manager Jobs in UgandaJob Description
The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting IDPs, refugees and various institutions in the country notably the government, community based organizations, the civil society and the private sector.
The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, economic recovery and development, protection, and women’s protection and empowerment.
IRC has its country office in Kampala and regional offices in Kitgum, Yumbe, Moroto and South West Uganda.
Overview and Summary
The Supply Chain Manager is an integral member of the country management team and reports directly to the Deputy Director of Operations.
This position is mainly responsible for the management and delivery of effective supply chain support throughout the country program in compliance with IRC and donor regulations.
This position will also support key responsibilities including procurement, transport, inventory and asset management, supply chain reporting and providing technical support to the supply chain teams in the field.
Compliance:Ensure that Supply Chain policies and procedures are in compliance with applicable IRC and funding source policies, procedures and requirements.
All locations and staff act in accordance with the policies.
Maintain and update donor guidelines related to Supply Chain Field (procurement, asset etc.)
Update as required the IRC standards in terms of assets/equipment to be purchased.
Monitor Supply Chain sections of budgets and track expenditure.
Follow up as necessary including timely information and budgetary comments regarding any realignment.
Finalize the procurement plans for all grants.
Ensure all donor reports for assets are completed and submitted to the Grants department on time.
Disposal of assets is reviewed annually and donor requirements followed as necessary.
Familiarize with various donor regulations.
Training and OutreachProactively develop the skills of IRC staff to understand and utilize Supply chain tools and services to design and implement quality programming.
Work with field staff to identify Supply Chain needs and ensure the issues are raised in new budget development.
Ensure all Supply Chain staff are aware of and in compliance with IRC procurement, asset and stock management, transport, communications etc in order for them to clearly share this information.
Assist Supply Chain staff in working with program staff towards establishing procurement plans before the start of each grant ensuring they fit in the budget, are donor compliant and realistic in terms of timing.
Ensure monthly Supply Chain reports are submitted from each field .Review and follow up as necessary.
Staff ManagementPractice excellent human resource management, supporting the development, promotion and retention of a motivated team of qualified and experienced staff.
Identify staffing and/or skills gaps and see that these gaps/needs are filled and support the recruitment of all.
Provide feedback through regular performance evaluations.
Ensure that any staff discipline follows a progressive methodology which provides for clear and structured improvement.
Develop long term plan for continued quality leadership by providing staff development and succession plans.
SystemsEnsure procurement is done according to IRC and/or donor regulations.
Ensure that staff participating in tender committees are trained and understand their roles.
Ensure clear delineation of roles for procurement
Ensure the update of the pre-selected suppliers list.
Ensure transport services are cost efficient and reliable.
Ensure warehouse and stocks are secure, well managed and documented.
Ensure assets and property are effectively managed, asset list is updated regularly and assets are disposed according to IRC and/or donor regulations.
Ensure IT systems are reliable and provide the required levels of connectivity and ensure the good working order of all IT networks.
Supervise the good working order of the communications systems used by IRC.
Supply Chain works consistently with Security to maintain required security levels, awareness and responsiveness.
Managerial and Supervisory ResponsibilitiesResponsibility for the operating budget for the Supply Chain Units.
Give periodic performance evaluations on staff directly supervised as per IRC personnel policies.
In coordination with Field Coordinators and Deputy Director of Operations, plan and execute regular field visits to offer support/training to field supply chain and other staff.
Matrix directly management of the Supply Chain staff in Kampala in line with his/her job description.
Attend and comment as appropriate on all GOMS.
Advanced degree, minimum 5 years of progressive Supply Chain professional experience or equivalent education and experience
Demonstrated success as a Supply Chain leader across all disciplines within Supply Chain including planning, procurement and logistics.
Broad knowledge and experience in Supply Chain strategies, market analysis techniques, procurement and contracting, vehicle and fleet management, inventory, property and asset management.
Strong collaborator and influencer with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who is able to work seamlessly across countries, cultures and organizational units.
Able to work effectively in a highly matrixed structure.
Strong financial management and budgeting skills.
Excellent training and coaching ability.
Ability to travel to remote field offices.
Strong sense of personal integrity.
Attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task
Team spirit and problem solving abilities
Flexibility and adaptability
Desire to learn.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th June 2019
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law
For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee Supply Chain Manager Jobs in Uganda
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