Plan International

Deadline: 08 March, 2021

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Plan International is seeking to fill the role of Head of Operations.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the strategic development and management of the country in line with the country strategic plan (CSP)
  • Support the country leadership team in developing a transformation design that will strengthen the operational side of Plan International Sierra Leone to guarantee excellence
  • Oversee the planning and delivery of all general services and logistical requirements of programme work in line with established procedures – including procurements, storage, transportation and distribution
  • Engage in project proposal and design including project budgeting, as well as provide input to project proposals on key logistical and administrative aspects
  • Develop, review and implement specific logistics, procurement, warehouse and administrative procedures
  • Review standard operating procedures (SOPs) to provide institutional guidance
  • Advise on the various grant rules and regulations and monitor transactions on administration, warehouse, asset and fleet management to ensure compliance at all times
  • Manage and mitigate risk including fraud and corruption
  • Ensure work permit and resident ID of international staff are processed in line with the law of Sierra Leone
  • Conduct logistics compliance checks on country and field offices

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics Management, Business Administration, Procurement, or a related field
  • Seven years, minimum, of relevant work experience
  • Strong technical skills in supply chain
  • Professional integrity and accountability
  • Ability to keep the big picture in mind
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Decision making and analytical skills

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