World Vision Regional Supply Chain Management Specialist Jobs in Kenya

World Vision Regional Supply Chain Management Specialist Jobs in Kenya



Responsible for supporting the Regional Supply Chain Management Director (RSCMD) in organizing, leading, contributing to and facilitating Supply Chain Management (SCM) assessment and implementation programmes within each of the National Offices (NOs) that will have the greatest impact on process improvement, simplification, standardization and cost containment.

Responsibilities


  • With RSCMD build capacity for Supply Chain Staff, Procurement Committees and other stakeholders for NOs through identification of training gaps, provision of training, recommending training or facilitating training whether in-house or outsourced.
  • Support the RSCMD to implement supply chain management process flows and roles & responsibilities for each supply chain process step. Set overall direction for National Office SCM process team; advise on team functions and performance.
  • Drive development of procurement plans for National Offices.
  • Strategic sourcing, effective contract management, supplier- relationship management, elimination of variation and wastes and focusing on continuous process improvement to create procurement process improvement.
  • Co-manage significant standardization and categorization of WV supplies and commodity-specific projects towards achieving strategic buying within each of the country programs and looking for ways to collaborate at regional and global levels.
  • Implement key performance metrics process which include savings and procurement tracking and analysis which should be consolidated from NO reports.
  • Create and prioritize areas to be improved upon to drive National Office supply chain management into world-class performance and communication and external SCM reports and engagements.
  • Support Provision readiness, roll out and full adoption in NOs and liaise with National Office Directors and Senior Management Teams to accept other developed SCM projects and drive their
    implementation as well as manage change.
  • Manage the key strategic supply chain processes of supplier qualification and framework contracts development for World Vision to get best value for money from its suppliers.
  • Guide and lead WV SC in Supplier
  • Relationship Management and Supplier
  • Performance Appraisal.


    Requirements


  • University degree in business, science, engineering, technology or supply chain management or equivalent experience and professional qualification in supply chain management.
  • Minimum eight (8) years professional work experience with progressively more responsibility relevant to supply chain issues.
  • Minimum two (2) years working in cross-cultural environments and demonstrated ability to adapt to international project work.
  • Extended operational experience in global supply chain management, business process improvement, project management and team based organizational change management.
  • Multi-language fluency is a plus.
  • System implementation desirable.
  • Vocational or professional society membership (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport or Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) and certification desired.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 24th July, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Regional Supply Chain Management Specialist Jobs in Kenya


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