The Procurement Improvement Project Manager (PIPM) is responsible for the design, coordination, implementation and outcomes of the global procurement improvement project with anticipated impact on procurement reliability, value for money, fraud reduction and compliance at the country level.
In close collaboration with the Global Logistics & Supply Chain team members, the post holder will be specifically responsible for:
- Project planning; Technical design, acquisition of resources, project communication
- Effective project implementation; optimum project resources scheduling
- Project monitoring & reporting
The post holder:
- Reports to the Global Supply Chain Manager with synergies with The Processes Capability and Performance Manager and Head of Global Procurement.
- Manages staff seconded to the project during the project period.
- Is expected to deploy extensively during the project duration
Coordinate the implementation of multiple country assessments to determine country procurement profile, procurement compliance, procurement capacity and planning capacity to inform country deployment strategy.
Develop and maintain project workplan to ensure optimized use of staff resources, maximized impact and largest number of countries impacted.
Coordinate the implementation of country specific deployment plans. Each plan includes activities selected based on country assessment. Activities are grouped in blocks. Each block should be considered separately during country deployment.
The Procurement Improvement Manager will coordinate project teams to deliver 3-month support to country teams and facilitate full implementation of procurement improvement plan.
Handover to Regional Logistics coordination structure upon completion of the monitoring phase.
As with all management positions, the role holder will be expected to demonstrate flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as mutually agreed.