Save the Children Supply Chain Officer, Humanitarian Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Supply Chain Officer, Humanitarian Jobs in Kenya

The Opportunity

  • Save the Children International Kenya Wajir Office, has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as Supply Chain Officer, Humanitarian. The role holder will work with the Head of Supply Chain and the Supply chain team to build the programme's supply chain and operational capacity to plan and manage programmes resources and assets efficiently and effectively, assist the programmes meet their commitments and deliverables to their beneficiaries and donors.

  • S/he will be able to help programmes to: Identify significant reduction in their operational running costs through the utilization and allocation of resources and helping programme implement effective recharge mechanisms, Improve accountability to donors and beneficiaries through implementation of regular reporting and strong control mechanisms, Assist in the improvement of the quality and timeliness of projects delivery.

  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

    Qualification and Experience

  • Undergraduate Degree in Procurement, Business Management or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working in procurement, preferably in an NGO/and/or development program, with in depth experience in managing procurement processes.

  • Professional qualification- CIPS Level 4 an added advantage.

  • Knowledge of working with ERP system- Ariba platform.

  • Strong knowledge and experience of implementing procurement processes, driving contract compliance and embedding buying best practice.

  • Excellent supplier management skills and a strong ability to hold suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities.

  • Knowledge of NGO/ Donor policies and their compliance requirements in respect of Procurement and wider supply chain activity.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.

  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks with competing priorities and simultaneously stick to deadlines, whilst maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers.

  • Excellent reporting skills, particularly the ability to quickly develop clear and concise delivery tracking, scheduling or pricing, donor, monthly KPI reports.

  • Willingness to undertake field travel as required and work in difficult environments according to travel environments.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Fluency in spoken and written English.

  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children's aims, values and principle.

  • Experience of working with Microsoft's office word, excel, and PowerPoints.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Supply Chain Officer, Humanitarian Jobs in Kenya

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