Save the Children Supply Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children Supply Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda


Supply Chain Officer

About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries.

We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives.

We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.

We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

In Uganda, we implement programs in five thematic program areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts.

Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children’s lives.

We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential.

Role Purpose:

  • Support the field office in the provision of logistics management, ensuring that this is done through timely service delivery to the field programmes in line with SCI policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • The Officer may be called upon as and when necessary to support the wider emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.
  • Performance of tasks shall be executed in a manner that promotes value for money in accordance to SCI standards.

    Qualification and Experience
  • At least a years’ relevant working experience, preferably with International NGOs, and good understanding of major donor’s financial requirements, conditions and government budgets and tax policies.
  • Self motivated with demonstrated ability to generate financial reports and meet set deadlines and with good integrity.
  • People management skills.
  • Good integrity and trust worthy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international and local policies and frameworks relating to supply chain.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex,
    diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and planning abilities.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

    Application information;
  • Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document.
  • Please apply online by following this link https://uganda.savethechildren.net/jobs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.

    Important to note:
  • Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to application that is submitted online.
  • Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
  • More information on the open positions can be obtained at any of our offices.
  • Application closes on 29th December 2018 at midnight Uganda time.
  • We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.
  • All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.
  • Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents.

    How to Apply:
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 29 December 2018
  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Supply Chain Officer Jobs in Uganda

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