International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
The Regional Supply Chain Manager Francophone Africa (FA) is a key member of the Regional Logistics & Supply Chain management team & an extended member of the Global Supply Chain function. The role holder will be expected to play a key leadership role in establishing IMC as the regional supply chain leader amongst humanitarian agencies.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Leading on driving supply chain change initiatives through the global supply chain excellence program, in the FA region.
- Developing & implementing a regional supply chain strategic approach aimed at identifying and leveraging opportunities for supply chain consolidation, commercial excellence & optimization, particularly regional shared procurement.
- Providing supply chain leadership & management support to key programs in the region, with particular emphasis to CAR, DRC, Chad.
The position will initially report to the Regional Logistics Coordinator with a matrix reporting line additionally to the Procurement Improvement Project (PIP) manager . The role holder will be expected to be flexible to deploy 100% as required to IMC country programs mainly expected within the FA region (expected deployment of approx. 80%).
As with all management positions, the role holder will be expected to demonstrate flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as mutually agreed.
Extensive experience in humanitarian &/ development supply chain & logistics management at country &/ regional/HQ levels supporting large program portfolios in leading agencies.
Alternatively, a very strong private sector, senior supply chain profile with some exposure to humanitarian operations.
Preferred experience in health & integrated thematic sector programs.
Preferred experience in global change management & project management.
Master’s degree or equivalent qualifications in Supply Chain or Global Logistics from a reputed university.75% travel required