Deadline: 29 March, 2022

Location: Maadi, Egypt

Plan International is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Supply Chain Coordinator.

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

Responsibilities

  • Manage and supervise tendering process to ensuring they are in line with the organisation’s policy while ensuring invitations are sent to appropriate suppliers and service providers
  • Manage the process of evaluating purchase offers from suppliers, ensuring that offers meet defined requirements and make recommendations on the best offers that ensure cost-effectiveness with quality
  • Manage the development of the annual procurement plan and budget and ensure that actuals are in line with the budgeted amounts
  • Manage the implementation and execution of direct orders to suppliers in line with the organisation’s procurement policy
  • Provide orientation to staff on procurement process and best practices to ensure that all staff members have the required level of knowledge
  • Manage relationship with procurement agents
  • In cooperation with programme team, develop, execute and report procurement plans for all project proposals, ensuring high level of procurement support
  • Facilitate the process of renting premises
  • Oversee the inventory transactions through physical counts, inspection, etc. to ensure that inventories agree with recorded amounts
  • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of an inventory of fixed assets in the organisation’s premises such as furniture, fixtures and office equipment to maintain accurate records
  • Oversee the process of customs and ensure that customs clearance is affected in an efficient manner within legal requirements
  • Manage the process of insuring the organisation’s assets within set policies and standards
  • Carry out any other tasks in accordance with supply chain procedures

Requirements

  • B.A./BSc in Management, Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related field
  • Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS UK) or equivalent experience
  • Five years, minimum, of relevant experience working in procurement, preferably in an NGO and/or development programme, with in-depth experience in managing procurement processes
  • Strong knowledge and experience of implementing procurement processes, driving contract compliance and embedding buying best practices
  • Excellent supplier management skills and a strong ability to hold suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities
  • Knowledge of NGO/donor policies and their compliance requirements in respect of procurement and wider supply chain activity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks with competing priorities and simultaneously stick to deadlines while maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Excellent reporting skills, particularly the ability to quickly develop clear and concise delivery tracking, scheduling or pricing, donor, and KPI reports
  • Willingness to undertake field travels, as required, and work in difficult environments according to travel environments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Plan International South Sudan

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