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18-061: Supply Chain Coordinator
Country:Central African Republic
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:


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.


International Medical Corps has been operating in CAR since 2007, primarily in the north-eastern regions of Vakaga and Haute-Kotto. International Medical Corps remains one of the only international organizations providing health and protection assistance in each of these regions. International Medical Corps has also been supporting Sudanese refugee in Ouaka prefecture in the south of the country since 2010. This program closed in December 2016.  As of 2014, International Medical Corps has expanded its areas of operation to include Bouca sub-prefecture in the northwest. Due to return of stable context, IMC withdrew its support in the area in July 2017 and continued its support in new area Bambari. As of February 2018, IMC addresses the primary health care, nutrition and protection needs of vulnerable people in Vakaga, Haute Kotto, and Ouaka prefectures.



The Supply Chain Coordinator will be accountable for the development and delivery of supply chain strategy for IMC CAR program and for increasing the impact of IMC programmes through effective and optimised supply chain, which can deliver on needs in varying contexts across multiple field offices.

The Supply Chain Coordinator will lead on the development and implementation of country supply chain plans, foundation of procurement processes ensuring that field offices have access to appropriate logistics capacity building, tools that are fit to manage the demands of their supply chains.




Realise the delivery of an optimised supply chain through:


  • Develop and implement IMC supply chain tools to ensure that Bangui and field offices have appropriate and scalable supply chain systems to support both emergency responses and on-going development programmes.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to field offices on the development of supply chain plans, including, market assessments, and planning country and field level contracts, reception, distribution, and infrastructure.
  • Support the implementation of transparent and accountable systems related to supply chain, including procurement planning, procurement and shipping, warehousing and distribution across country programmes, through capacity building and ad-hoc advice.
  • Ensure supply chain systems integrate with programs and support management functions at a country level.
  • Ensure supply chain systems integrate with Health and Programmes and that relevant orders are placed in good time and that beneficiary needs are accurately represented in the supply chain monitoring/tracking system.



  • Oversee the management of storage, warehousing and storage spaces including medical supplies systems
  • Oversee the security and uninterrupted flow of stocks including medical supplies 
  • Manage the transportation and delivery of programme supplies between coordination and  field offices


ASSET management

  • Ensure all assets are recorded in the asset list in an appropriate manner, including but not limited to physical monthly inventory, tagging and tracking of assets
  • Ensure the proper management of organizational assets and inventory according to IMC procedures and regulations, including but not limited to the regular maintenance of CAR asset and inventory tracking sheet
  • Ensure all equipment are maintained and tracked as per the donor and IMC Rules and Regulation



  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports for assets supply chain and summary of activities, and submit to the reporting officer per the stated deadline


  • Masters in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or similar level qualification or experience
  • Extensive experience in successful development and implementation of a logistics and supply chain strategy and infrastructure for a global operation.
  • Demonstrable experience in international sourcing and contract management, including an ability to review demands and trends, and to develop strategies to fill identified gaps.
  • Experience streamlining and automating procurement processes, including refining processes, developing user-friendly manuals and training programs, and assessing, selecting, and deploying suitable procurement software where applicable and necessary.
  • Field level experience in managing complex supply chains for INGOs in international development and emergency programmes.
  • Deep understanding and interpretation of Incoterms as well as their application in the context of international procurement
  • Knowledge of key institutional donors and their compliance requirements in respect of logistics and procurement.
  • Languages: French and English required