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Wed, 28/08/2019 - 17:00

Field Supply Chain Officer

 

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Location: Pujehun and Kailahun

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Closing date: 28th August, 2019.    

 

The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  

 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday 

  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated 

 

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

 

We are seeking competent, reliable and self-motivated individuals to contribute to our Global Priorities by joining us in our Sierra Leone Country Office to ensure the delivery of high quality project activities in the target communities with a focus on building the capacity of Save the Children staff and key institutions with which SC collaborates, including both government and non-government agencies and organizations to ensure project quality and sustainability.

 

In this role, you will work closely with the Field Manager, responsible for delivering of an effective and efficient supply chain in the field office.  The job holder is the champion for implementation of the procurement, warehouse and asset management function in the region. The Field Supply Chain officer will ensure that there is timely service delivery to the field programmes in line with SC supply chain policies, procedures, principles and guidelines. Build capacity of staff in supply chain procedures and policies to harness value for money. 

 

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

 

  • In order to be successful in this role, you should have Possession of a graduate or partial professional qualification in logistics, procurement and supplies chain management is of an added advantage.

 

Child Protection level - 3 the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of a Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Finance/ Business studies or the equivalent accrued from a working experience in a related position. 

  • Possession of a graduate or partial professional qualification in logistics, procurement and supplies chain management is of an added advantage.

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Degree/Diploma in business administrative and/or procurement

  • At least 6 months’ as minimum experience in office administration or management, procurement preferably in an INGO

  • Excellent report writing skills and experience in generating Donor compliant reports of high quality. 

  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

  • Proven track record of integrity 

  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

  • Excellent time management and planning capacity

Desirable

  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary. 

 

Contract length: 12 months  

Application Information:

  • SCI Safeguarding Policy Statement; we need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children.

  • Candidates should possess Social Security Numbers (NASSIT)

  • SCI maintains zero tolerance to dual employment.

  • Reference and Security clearance checks will be conducted.

  • Candidates must possess a valid driving license for positions related to field activities.

  • Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document including your current remuneration and salary expectations for this role.

  • Applicants should address their applications to the Senior HR/Admin Coordinator, Save the Children, 55 Sir Samuel Lewis Road, Aberdeen, Freetown or 117 Mano Sewalu Road, Masanta Section, Kailahun Town and send a copy of their application addressed to the NGO Desk Officer, Ministry of Labour & Social Security, New England, Freetown.

  • Please indicate on the envelop position applied for and job location as stated on the advert.

  • Applications can be hand-delivered to the addresses above or send by email to slejobopportunity@savethechildren.org 

  • Applicants should attach a copy of a valid Labour Card to their applications

  • Applicants should collect a copy of our Child Safeguarding & Code of Conduct policies from the nearest Save the Children office from Monday to Thursday between 0900hrs and 1700hrs and from 0900hrs – 1400hrs on Friday

  • All applications should be submitted not later than 1700hrs GMT on the 

 

Please read the job profile, ensure you meet the Essential Criteria before applying.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and questions about the post will be answered during the interviews.

 

SCI AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  PERSON WITH DISABILITIES AND WOMEN ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Please note that Save the Children do not charge fees for recruitment, kindly call our toll-free fraud/general Feedback Line 922 (same number for Airtel and Africell) for complains.

 

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