Deadline: 11 July, 2022

Location: Oyo, Nigeria

Save the Children International (SCI) has opened applications for the role of Logistics and Procurement Manager.

The organisation works to ensure children around the world get health care, food and shelter as well as learning and child protection services.


  • Ensure that SCI/donor’s minimum standards of procurement and logistics procedures and country policies are implemented and adhered to throughout the programme, briefing and supporting relevant staff as required
  • Monitor and ensure that the quality of the commodities and other supplies meet agreed specifications
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure completeness of deliverables outlined in the contract
  • Manage and support state logistics staff including ensuring appropriate team structures, clear division of responsibilities, clear objectives, and management of performance
  • Manage and support I.T., ensuring I.T./communication policies and procedures are adhered to at all times and the programme is adequately supported as required
  • Ensure that the supply chain is appropriate and cost-effective, based on budget, markets, infrastructure, nature of the SCI programmes
  • Provide advice and support to project director/manager on logistics issues, and collaborate with staff on budgets, technical aspects of the programme, and implementation mechanisms as required
  • Where appropriate, be responsible for developing and implementing surge preparedness strategies across the logistics aspects of the operation
  • Provide logistics training and capacity-building as required across the programme
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual procurement plans and progress reports as required
  • Comply with all relevant SCI policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies
  • Comply with the requirements of SCI to ensure maximum protection for children


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Sciences, Accounting with training in procurement, logistics and supply chain management
  • Five years, minimum, of experience in procurement planning and management in private sector/international organisations
  • Demonstrated experience of efficiently and efficaciously completing procurement of health-sector goods and commodities
  • Knowledge and ability to work on ICT tools for inventory management, logistics and supply chain management
  • Knowledge of completing procurement in Nigeria or FCV countries
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English
  • Strong credibility and integrity
  • Ability to synthesise and analyse complex information, and make clear, informed decisions
  • Experience of advising and supporting others at all levels with logistics aspects of a programme, including strategic thinking and planning
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprising complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Technical experience/training in specific areas of logistics
  • Experience of working on donor-funded project

To apply and for more information, click here.

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