The Supply Chain Specialist design an effective supply chain program to promote quality programming in the region. Will lead IMC Logistics Department operational support structure, committed to provide reliable and timely program activities support, evaluate the types of market available within South Sudan, determine what this markets can offer in terms range of materials supplies, products and services. To determine the geographical distribution and nature of the local markets, analyze human resources available to support the supply chain and come up with supply chain ‘best’ practice of other organizations operating in South Sudan that can be mirrored as per of benchmarking.
1: Leading supply chain – focusing on procurements (Local and Global:
The Supply Chain Specialist jobholder will have a clear understanding of the daily procurement activities at a task level in Juba, South Sudan. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tactical, implementation of work should focus on:
2. Communication and upward feedback:
Communication will be important in the success of the role. The Supply Chain Specialist will need to clearly articulate any significant risks, issues and successes to the appropriate senior logistics personnel and all involved parties, in a concise and timely manner. This will include:
Proactively conveying procurement progress updates to the appropriate senior logistics personnel and all relevant parties, anticipating any future risks, issues or key developments that the wider team should be aware of.
3. Mentoring and capacity building:
4. Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
Experience: Evidence of practical experience in logistics within the field of supply chain management (procurement, tendering, contracting management, etc.) Evidence of management of procurement systems Evidence of 3 to 4 field deployments; 2 to 3 humanitarian emergency deployments and 3 to 4 international deployments; minimum 6 weeks in length. Evidence of the ability to plan for, and conduct training in all areas of logistics for national and international staff (suitable to staff knowledge level). Some record of experience with donor (especially, OFDA, ECHO, DFID, BPRM, UN-Agencies specific procedures. It is desirable that experience is supported by study by academic study, such as completion of the Certification in Humanitarian Logistics. Experience of the provision of support to the management of budgets and the ability to provide input to the timely, complete and accurate reports. The commitment and some demonstrated training skills to build national staff capacity, in the areas of supply chain management. Good organizational and problem-solving skills, with an analytical approach. Good interpersonal, management and leadership skills Evidence of ability to work in a participatory manner with staff to assess needs, implement and monitor activities. Ability to integrate and work well within multi-ethnic and multicultural teams Ability to work in harsh conditions, often in remote areas. Negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills.