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Kenya: Regional Supply Chain Manager – Anglophone Africa

Organization: International Medical Corps
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 23 Aug 2018

Position Summary
The Regional Supply Chain Manager – Anglophone Africa is a key member of the Regional Logistics & Supply Chain management team & an extended member of the Global Supply Chain function. The role holder will be expected to play a key leadership role in establishing IMC as the regional supply chain leader amongst humanitarian agencies.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Leading on driving supply chain change initiatives through the global supply chain excellence program, in the East Africa region.

  • Developing & implementing a regional supply chain strategic approach aimed at identifying and leveraging opportunities for supply chain consolidation, commercial excellence & optimization, particularly regional shared procurement.

  • Providing supply chain leadership & management support to key programs in the region, with particular emphasis to Nigeria, South Sudan and Ethiopia.

The position will report to the Regional Logistics Coordinator – AA, with a technical reporting line additionally to the Global PIP Project Manager. The role holder will be expected to be flexible to deploy 100% as required to IMC country programs within the AA region.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Supply Chain Excellence Leadership: Work with the Global Supply Chain Manager and other key colleagues to develop & refine specific supply chain excellence initiatives (Global Category Management, Country Supply Chain Improvement Project, Supply Chain KPI’s, Supply Chain Planning & Design, Emergency Supply Chain Preparedness, etc.)
Responsible for driving these initiatives in the East African region in a phased manner, utilizing project management & change management approaches, with a hands on approach enabled through deployments as needed.
In 2018, the role holder will be required to work extensively on the IMC L&SC flagship Procurement Transformation/Improvement Project (PIP) – which is a country procurement strengthening & excellence initiative. The role holder will be a senior member & one of the team leaders in the PIP project team, leading one of the 3 project teams (EA countries focused team) under the management of the PIP project manager. The PIP project entails conducting a holistic & sustainable overhaul of the country procurement function (sourcing strategy, contracting strategy & contracts setup, right sizing of the department, compliance strengthening, fraud resilience development & capacity building) based on analytics & sector procurement best practices. This will be achieved by a 6 month hands on support & coaching of the country procurement team (including an expected 2 month in country deployment in each country).

  • Regional Supply Chain Strategy & Execution:
    • Work with the Regional Logistics Coordinator and the Global Logistics & Supply Chain leadership team to develop & implement a regional supply chain strategy for IMC’s East African Region.
    • Identify & setup regional consolidated procurement & supply chain opportunities, hubs aligned to the Global Category Management & other strategies.
    • Explore & develop commercially advantageous opportunities for outsourcing supply chain activities in the region.
  • Supply Chain Leadership & Management Support:
    • Be the supply chain & logistics focal point for all multi country grants/programs in the region, providing a very high level of leadership and management support in related areas. Particularly OFDA and ECHO grants.
    • Responsible for ensuring development & submission of high quality large grant proposals covering all aspects of supply chain & logistics (supply chain plans, procurement plans, ensuring IMC leadership in efficiency & effectiveness metrics, inventory management policies, staffing plans, budgeting, etc.).
    • Occasional deployments on needs basis to provide surge capacity to country programs in supply chain management roles. Willingness to occasionally deploy for extended periods on short notice and work in austere, dangerous, and/or post-disaster contexts.

As with all management positions, the role holder will be expected to demonstrate flexibility to take on additional responsibilities as mutually agreed.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Extensive experience in humanitarian &/ development supply chain & logistics management at country &/ regional/HQ levels supporting large program portfolios in leading agencies.

Alternatively, a very strong private sector, senior supply chain profile with some exposure to humanitarian operations.

  • Preferred experience in health & integrated thematic sector programs.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualifications in Supply Chain or Global Logistics from a reputed university.
    Communication Skills:

  • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical material in the English language.

  • High degree of influencing and communication skills through a variety of media (presentations, email, inter personal, remote communications, etc.) with a high degree of cultural awareness and change management sensitivity.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
Compliance & Ethics: Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

How to apply:

Please, send an email with your CV and cover letter to: hr-uk@internationalmedicalcorps.org.uk

Kenya: ESA Supply Chain Analyst

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 19 Jul 2018

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 1: the role holder will not have contact with children and/or young people, or access to personal data about children or young people, as part of their work; therefore a police check will not be mandatory unless the content or location of the role changes, in which case the Child Safeguarding level will be reviewed.

ROLE PURPOSE:

As member of the Regional Supply Chain & Programme Operations team, you will be supporting Save the Children's strategic approach to Supply Chain in the Asia Region. You will be responsible in collecting, consolidating and analysing supply chain information from the country offices in order to provide insightful supply chain information of the region to the various internal stakeholders.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

You will be responsible for the preparation, development and analysis of supply chain planning and reporting information. In providing high quality support to Supply Chain Team Managers, you will be part of the team's effort for monthly, quarterly and annual supply chain processes such as management reporting of ESA Country Offices' supply chain performance (procurement, warehousing, fleet, distribution). The incumbent is expected to leverage relevant analysis techniques, tools, and software to provide insights.

Provision of timely, relevant and accurate reporting is an important value of this role.

As the Supply Chain Analyst, you will be the focal point in support/guidance on relevant queries for reporting, charts, tables and other forms of information distribution.

Main tasks will include, but not limited to:

· Build and consolidate Supply Chain relevant reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

· Support the Consolidation and review Procurement Plans of Country Offices

· Support Cos in the development of Procurement Strategies

· Liaise with COs & Support the Country Supply Chain Managers in ensuring availability of quality information

· Design and build new reports, templates and trackers as part of the Supply Chain reporting improvement.

· Responsible for RO benefits tracking and reporting.

· Support country offices in developing sourcing pipelines and consolidate them to a regional dashboard

· Support country offices in designing transport optimization models and schedules

  • Provide ad hoc analysis as requested

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

You will be highly motivated, articulate and comfortable with a diverse familiarity in Supply Chain role covering a variety of country offices. In order to thrive in this role, you must be highly driven and a self-starter who strives for excellence in your work.

Essential

· A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or in Supply Chain, or relevant degrees such as business administration etc.

· Qualification in data analysis

· Professional qualification in supply chain management added advantage

· Professional working experience between 1- 3 years' experience in the related supply chain field.

· Advanced IT skills, specifically Excel modelling and PowerPoint presentation. Experienced with ERP software is a plus.

· Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

· Strong organizational skills.

· Attention to detail.

· Ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

· Maturity, professionalism, strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude.

· Commitment to Save the Children values.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bW9uaWNhLjI4ODAwLjM4MzBAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuYW8uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

Jobs and Vacancies in Toyota Kenya, Nairobi

Customer Service Advisor & Supply Chain Coordinator


Code (1292 & 1398)

Responsibilities

Customer Service:

·         Welcome all customer on the phone.

·         Telesales of the Group’s products


·         Management of day-to-day relations with distributor and/or user customers.

·         Follow-up of customer orders.

Supply Chain:

·         He/she carries through Cie Supply Chain objectives (Quality of forecast, stock policy)

·         He/she is the guarantor for the application of Supply Chain standards in local operations,

·         He/she is the correspondent concerning all the Supply Chain topics.

·         He/she participates in the development and validation of D2C service offer deployments

·         Coordinate to support commercial activities, inventory effectiveness, report KPIs follow up

 Key Expected Results

Customer Service:

·         Take into account and respond to customer commercial requests, by proposing – if necessary – alternative solutions

·         Record customer orders

·         Selling distributed Michelin group products in the country by phone

·         Ensure order processing and monitoring of customer portfolios

·         Answer technical questions under control or transfer to the most competent service

·         Ensure liaison and additional action of field commercial teams

·         Customer complaint management: invoicing, accounting, credit

·         Integrate logistical complaints

·         Follow up of back orders by customer

·         Satisfy and ensure customer loyalty

·         Reliability and solidity of data entered

·         Contribute to commercial objectives

·         Reliable and timely processing of orders

·         Reliable and solid processing of product entries

·         Complaints are processed with the relevant services, the problems solved and customers informed

·         Reporting data accuracy (regular basis, and time to time based on business request)

Supply chain

·         Manage the Bib Export tool.

·         He/she is the contact point for Mi supplier (transityres).

·         Demand forecasting and Sales Planning process .

·         Responsibilisation and involvement of those concerned in the building of the forecast.

·         Any incoherences in the forecast (argumentation and result) are identified.

·         Any difficulties encountered (arbitration,…) during the forecasting process are dealt with or referred to management.

·         Action plan applied and monitored.

·         Commercial actions launched locally are validated

·         Local SC indicators meet objectives

·         Corrective action plan put in place if bad results persist

·         Identification and propose to management , new service offers which are relevant to the needs expressed by customers.

·         Follow-up of products importation status with logistic cie.

·         Challenge internal and direct shipment customers’ requirements

·         Local problems (D2C, Log, Marketing) are taken well into account when new SC service offers are developed.

How to Apply

Account Development Manager 

Code (1285)

MISSION

Develop his business portfolio (geographical or segmentation, etc) through the sales of offers (product/service/solution) to Customer (Direct, Indirect, Professional  End User, Dealer, Fleets, OE maker)

Responsibilities

Account Management

·         Gathers information from the customer to understand their needs and detailed requirements.

·         Oversees monitoring of relationships including lessons learned and appropriate feedback (close the loop).

·         Develops/generates new leads by monitoring trends, conducting research, identifying opportunities, cold calling and making appointments.

·         Educates and develops rapport with internal and external customers, promoting partnerships, seeking feedback and proactively addressing customer needs and requests.

·         Expands customer buying centers and use cases, while leading the customer account planning cycle and ensuring that all customer needs and expectations are met.

·         Develops communication and training programs to inform sales and marketing teams of new product launches and changes in organizational strategy.

·         Develops processes and procedures to optimize account management efforts and ensure sales goals are achieved.

·         Monitoring of the credit of the customer following the policy of the company.

Opportunity Management

·         Develops sales action plans for targeting leads, converting them into sales.

·         Manages own territory by allocating time and resources.

·         Develops and maintains mid-term territory plans.

·         Gathers and disseminates competitor market intelligence.

·         Maintains and updates customer target list.

·         Participates in strategic lead generation and development of target markets.

·         Identifies new, profitable business potential in specific markets.

·         Monitors partnership arrangements to ensure that the objectives of the partnership remain on target.

·         Influences various partnerships to meet multiple goals.

·         Analyzes complex information, identifies patterns and implications; understands that the root cause of an issue may initially appear to be unrelated to the issue.

Product, Service & Industry Knowledge

·         Pitches own organization against competition in generic terms.

·         Identifies related industries that may have an impact on own industry

·         Matches product knowledge to the implicit needs of the customer.

·         Troubleshoots product related problems.

Negotiating

·         Reaches mutually acceptable solutions in straightforward, formal negotiations with internal or external stakeholders (e.g., negotiates with external contractors on straightforward service delivery; negotiates with other departments on cost sharing).

·         Selects an approach to negotiation based on an understanding of each party’s interests and priorities.

Customer Value Management

·         Develops and executes channel and customer promotions/programs that leverage national brand ideas/thinking and consumer insights to drive increased consumer preference and customer activity.

·         Works with sales strategy and planning partners to ensure forecast accuracy, maximization of opportunities and development of plans to deliver against organization’s objectives.

·         Identifies business opportunities based on knowledge of clients, markets, products and services.

·         Coordinates planning activities with other functions and stakeholders within the organization.

How to Apply

Marketing Manager B2B, B2C & Digital 

Job code: 1296 + 1842

MISSION

Marketing:

Capture/gather and analyze information relevant for the entity to help  facilitate the pilotage commercial  for accurate and confident decision-making in determining market opportunity, market penetration strategy and business performance

Manage the deployment of the products and services offer in line with marketing plan and the territory’s commercial launch agreement that address the market and target segment needs to extract full value.

Digital:

Organize and implement an effective Brand presence supporting the brand communications, implement e.commerce platform including web-to-store  for Distributors.

Launch and develop digital tools supporting sales force activities.

Responsibilities

Advertising and Promotion

·         Manages the generation of creative concepts and ideas.

·         Keeps up-to-date on trends and developments in design, materials, techniques and technology

·         Initiates and manages discussions with sponsors

·         Participates in agencies brief.

 Branding & Positionning :

·         Ensure the coordination and the deployment of the portfolio of products/service through the brand deployment strategy.

·         Balances the needs of the individual product launches and prioritizes across the branding portfolio to achieve overall objectives.

·         Ensures that the value propositions as a strategy to achieve desired market position.

·         Prioritizes resources for target segments that are most profitable as well as best aligned with the organization’s long-term strategy.

·         Manages integrated marketing communication strategies and budgets.

·         Sets and monitors all aspect of the marketing mix (i.e. integrated marketing communications, customer loyalty, product content for marketing communications materials)

·         Ensures that marketing communications are consistent with brand and organizational standards.

·         Tailors marketing communications for target audience.

·         Uses customer data to segment the market and identify the ones to pursue

·         Monitors brand awareness/performance to identify possible changes in brand strategy.

·         Insight Management and Industry knowledge:

·         Identifies customer/end user trends and the different types of insights.

·         Collects & synthesis data from multiple sources in order to inform the creation of customer/end user insights for the BSM.

·         Identify main competitors’ product/services positions in the market.

·         Identifies high impact opportunities for enhancing the customer experience.

·         Supports ongoing product literacy efforts to inform employees and customers about the latest customer experience innovations.

·         Utilized the selected data modelling solutions needed to meet business requirements and root cause analysis.

·         Applies Pilotage commercial approach to facilitate the achievement of business results. Content Marketing

Content Marketing

·         Monitors content consistency across all properties and between the sales and marketing departments.

·         Collaborates with design team to create new assets that embodies the brand.

·         Works closely with marketing team to write user stories, training and requirements.

·         Performs basic content development activities under direction (e.g., product updates, brand reviews, partner information).

·         Applies integrated content principles, practices and tools to own work when developing simple digital marketing communications products.

·         Multi-Channel Marketing

·         Implements the multi-channel annual plan in collaboration with the marketing and sales teams.

·         Provides inputs for all campaigns.

·         Identifies and develops metrics to measure success of enablement platform and identifies opportunities to increase conversion and value.

 Marketing Planning

·         Drives strategic growth in defined consumer targets by aligning product and appropriate distribution channels including wholesale, e-commerce, and retail.

·         Assesses the potential impact of wider environmental forces on the marketing strategy e.g. culture, ethics, economics, politics, legal frameworks and sustainability.

·         Coordinates with departments, segments, and organization’s counterparts to ensure continuous alignment between organizational strategies and investments.

·         Builds effective leadership accountability in utilizing consumer insights by creating consumer-focused strategic plans and respected decision-making.

·         Produces realistic and achievable work plans

·         Develops back-up plans to handle potential obstacles.

·         Renegotiates commitments or deadlines as circumstances dictate, ensuring “no surprises” at the expected completion.

·         Evaluates objectives  against business plan

Marketing Strategy & metrics

·         Identifies the need for additional information to support marketing strategy development.

·         Makes initial recommendations on appropriate methodologies and tools to operationalize the marketing strategy.

·         Identifies trends in market and consumer research and seeks possible causes and rationales regarding opportunities and problems.

·         Regularly measures market, competitive, and business performance in order to anticipate trends.

·         Analyzes measurement data to inform the evaluation of the marketing strategy.

·         Interprets outputs from organizational control systems to inform the monitoring of the marketing strategy.

·         Participates and guides the review of marketing activities using established measurement criteria.

·         Develops metrics and Key to Performance Indicators assist in the evaluation of marketing activities

·         Pricing and Profitability Management

·         Monitor price competitiveness and identifies business issues and opportunities by analyzing financial and non-financial data.

·         Achieves revenue management goals and aligns with budget.

·         Performs appropriate profitability analyses(Pilotage Steering) and makes recommendations to support short- and long-term decisions(corrective/optimization) actions.

·         Demonstrates an understanding of the relationship between pricing and the overall financial, marketing and strategic objectives of the organization.

DIGITAL:

·         Strategic eCommerce

·         Launching a platform for eCommerce .

·         Describes key performance indicators and their importance to manage marketing performance across digital commerce platforms and communicate results/value to leadership team.

·         Describes key digital commerce strategies at a basic level (e.g., B2B vs. B2C, auctions, portals, classified, mobile payments, etc.).

·         User Experience

·         Defines basics of usability testing to evaluate the experiential world of the customer.

·         Defines the concept of key consumer groups based on their value-add to the organization.

·         Locates key touchpoints within the customer journey map.

·         Launching and implement TyreCheck for EU Fleet

·         “ in.Bill” offer to be study.

·         Supporting and monitoring “Salesforce.com” implementation in the country.

Qualifications    

·         Branding & Positioning

·         Insight management

·         Integrated Marketing Communications

·         Marketing Planning

·         Multi-Channel Marketing

·         Marketing Stategy

·         Pricing & Methods

·         Digital Marketing

·         Strategic eCommerce

·         User Experience Management

·         Profitability Management

How to Apply

Kenya: Administrative Assistant – Supply Chain

Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 29 May 2018

Department : Operations-CRS Kenya – Somalia

Band : 4

Reports To : Senior Officer – Supply Chain

Country/Location : Kenya/Nairobi

About CRS:

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners, people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

Job Summary:

You will help coordinate activities related to asset management, inventory of asset, goods and commodities, monitoring of asset location and dispatch in support of the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. You will coordinate payment related to procurement of goods, assets, commodities and other procurement processed, except travel, accommodation and conference facilities; help to ensure goods entrusted to the organization by donors are maintained applying established standards and in compliance with CRS and donor regulations, and international and local supply chain accountability standards and requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

· Coordinate activities to ensure regular and proper inventory count and reporting are conducted, in compliance with the agency policies and procedures related to inventory management and in line with donors’ requirement.

· Conduct routine inspections and take immediate action to eliminate damages and deficiencies on country program assets, goods and commodities.

· Coordinate with the logistics team to schedule the timely independent inventory count in line with the agency policy requirements and donors’regulations

· Ensure inventory reports done accurately, up to date and timely submitted

· Coordinate the preparation of procurement ‘suppliers and vendors payment; Responsible for ensuring accuracy and completeness of payment required supporting documentation

· Ensure submission of full package of payment request timely to Finance; Follow-up with Finance the status of submitted payment request to ensure suppliers/vendors are timely paid

· Ensure accurate and timely communication to suppliers and vendors related to status of payment of accepted invoices; Play the role of main contact person for payment

· Ensure Supply Chain department files are in compliance with the agency policies and procedures and meet donors’ requirements and regulations

· Support the Logistics Officer in preparing the country program DA 1 Forms. Ensure accuracy, quality and correct data reported in the DA 1 Form; Ensure timely approval of completed DA 1 and support the Logistics Manager to get the DA1 ready for submission to the government of Kenya related office

· File and distribute documents as required and assist with the preparation of reports related to goods movements, damage, or loss, inventory stock control, and warehouse activities.

Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

· Diploma in Business Administration, Accounting, Procurement, General Stock Management, Or related field

· Minimum of 2 years work experience in inventory or warehouse coordination, preferably with an international organization.

· Knowledge and understanding of inventory management and control principles.

· Ability to manage manual workforce

· Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word). Experience with database management systems (e.g. MS Access) is a plus.

Personal Skills

· Good coordination, prioritization, and time management skills

· Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics

· Good communication and relationship management skills

· Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented

Required/Desired Foreign Language

Fluent in reading, speaking and writing English

Travel Required:

Key Working Relationships:

Supervisory:

Internal: Supply Chain staff, Admin, Finance, Fleet,

External: Suppliers, vendors,

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

· Trusting Relationships

· Professional Growth

· Partnership

· Accountability

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Equal Opportunity Employer

How to apply:

Applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Tuesday May 29, 2018.

Human Resources Manager

Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program

E-mail :Crskenya-hr@crs.org

Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment

Kenya: Supply Chain Specialist – NO-C – Fixed-Term, USSC Nairobi – Post No. 73264 – For Kenyan Nationals only

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 02 May 2018

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

The fundamental mission of UNICEF is to promote the rights of every child, everywhere, in everything the organization does — in programs, in advocacy and in operations. The equity strategy, emphasizing the most disadvantaged and excluded children and families, translates this commitment to children’s rights into action. For UNICEF, equity means that all children have an opportunity to survive, develop and reach their full potential, without discrimination, bias or favoritism.

And we never give up.

For every child,Hope

www.unicef.org/somalia

How can you make a difference?

Under the direct guidance of the Global Fund Manager and in collaboration with grant programme managers and under the technical guidance of the USSC Supply and Logistics section, the incumbent manages the supply and logistics operations of a complex nature with significant impact on programme delivery, services, supply and logistics, processes and systems, requiring advanced professional technical mastery and expertise in support of operations and programme objectives. Accountable for managing in collaboration with the USSC Supply and Logistics section effective planning, contracting, procurement, distribution, inventory management of UNICEF’s supplies in support of the implementation of the Global Fund grants on HIV/RSSH and Malaria.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Procurement: Responsible for logistics/supply planning through coordination with Supply Section and developing Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) plans. Provides technical advice on specifications, supply and logistics arrangements facilitating cost-effective efficient procurement.

Supply management: responsible for inventory monitoring and management and distribution of HIV/AIDS and Malaria drugs and related equipment. Track shipments, regularly creates and communicates accurate inventory, aging and incoming supplies information. Monitors supplies in warehouse and conducts routine warehouse visits. Raises Release orders, coordinates with supply and logistics section, tracks and traces supplies to final destination at zonal warehouses. Approves and tracks invoices and monitors expiries and submits for PSB. Provides annual and quarterly procurement and distribution plans and works with USSC Supply and Logistics Team to update these plans on a regular basis.

Monitoring: Conducts field visits, spot checks of PSM implementation and conducts mentorship and supportive-supervision. Regularly creates and communicates accurate inventory tracking, inventory aging and incoming supplies information. Participates in On-site-data-verification and implementation of findings. Monitors the information management of supply chain partners; with a particular focus on supply utilization and forecasting.

Reporting: Oversees the overall preparation of appropriate documentation and reporting. Ensure preparation of the supply status reports required for donor reports, budget reviews, programme analysis, annual reports, appeals, etc.

Capacity Building: In conjunction with USSC Supply and Logistics Section plan, designs and conducts training for programme partners and counterparts in supply chain management, with particular focus on supply utilization and forecasting, distribution and inventory management of HIV/AIDS and Malaria drugs and related equipment in order to maximize supply delivery.

Collaborates with USSC Supply and Logistics section and MoH to enhance supply network information management with particular emphasis on supply utilization and forecasting for HIV and Malaria grants.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • Advanced university degree in Supplies and logistics, pharmacy, business, management, or a related field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience, at the national and/or international levels, in supply Chain, logistics management, procurement, Pharmaceuticals and supply chain, contracting, administration and/or other directly-related technical fields is required. Understanding of development and humanitarian work. Health supply chain management experience an advantage. Prior experience with Global Fund programs is a plus.

  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is an asset.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    Remarks:

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=512402

    Kenya: Supply Chain Supervisor

    Organization: MSF – Holland
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 29 Apr 2018

    Main Purpose:

    The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring international and national supply for the mission/project and the associated administrative procedures, and monitor the warehouse stock according to MSF protocols and procedures in order to contribute to the smooth functioning of the mission, ensuring efficiency, accountability and transparency.

    Specific accountabilities include but are not limited to:
    • Responsible for order management on an end-to-end process.
    • Responsible for stock management. – updating the stock overview and monitoring the stock level.
    • Responsible for freight management by ensuring proper loading, preparing required documents, and planning.
    • Ensuring logistics administration related to purchases and purchase orders, verifying the compliance of MSF standards and protocols.
    • Updating prices, asking for quotations and bids to tenders under the supervision of the line manager.
    • Responsible for monthly reports on logistics supply.
    • Responsible for application and verification of invoices.
    • Ensuring both cost and quality control.
    • Responsible for supervising, in close coordination with the HR department of the Storekeepers and Assistant Storekeepers.
    • Providing Logistical support for the projects and brief new employees in the Supply department about the processes and procedures.

    How to apply:

    If you are interested and meet the above requirements, please hand in your CV indicating 3 referees and motivation letter to MSF-Holland- Lokichogio office and/or send it to kenya-jobs@oca.msf.org clearly indicating on the position on the subject line.

    The deadline for this application is Sunday, 29th April, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    MSF is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not charge for any application, recruitment or training fee.

    Kenya: Supply Chain Coordinator – Field systems support

    Organization: Save the Children
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 20 Mar 2018

    Title: Supply Chain Coordinator – Field systems support (Kenyan Nationals Only)

    Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

    We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

    We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

    Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

    Role Purpose: Role is responsible for coordination and support to all area offices and the country office in relation to the standardization and use of all SCI supply chain systems / processes towards the achievement of an efficient, accountable and compliant supply chain for the country office.

    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.

    Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility for extension

    Location: Nairobi with travel to Somalia/SL

    Qualifications and Experience

    Essential:

    • Minimum 5 years experience in humanitarian logistics / supply chain management
    • Substantial experience in all technical areas of logistics / supply chain operations including procurement, transport, distribution, warehousing and stock management, fleet management and asset management
    • Excellent analytical skills and ability to use basic analysis tools like Excel ©
    • Wide experience in supply chain process automation and systems development
    • Remote support to supply chain operations across multiple field offices
    • Ability to build effective working relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
    • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
    • Strong communication skills – written and spoken English
    • Working in multicultural teams
    • Willingness and ability to travel to Somalia / Somaliland

    Desirable

    Experience in the following areas is desirable :

    • Supply chain / logistics experience in fragile humanitarian contexts
    • Qualifications in ICT / Information systems management
    • Knowledge of Somali language
    • Procurement under Multilateral development bank (World bank, Africa Development Bank) procedures
    • Support to consortium supply chain management

    Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

    Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

    Female candidates are encouraged to apply

    Disclaimer:

    Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=emVuYS41NzU5Mi4zODMwQHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

    Kenya: Supply Chain Officer – (Kenyan Nationals Only)

    Organization: Save the Children
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 20 Mar 2018

    Title: Supply Chain Officer (3)

    Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

    We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

    We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

    Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

    Role Purpose: The three Supply chain officers (SCO) will be based at the country office (currently in Nairobi) and each officer will be assigned to support one of the offices below.

    1) Central and South Somalia area office

    2) Puntland and Somaliland area offices

    3) Nairobi country office

    The SCO will support the office s/he is assigned to in execution of all supply chain relate tasks involving the country office, regional office or head office. S/he will be the main link between the area offices and the SCI international supply chain, with the primary responsibility to ensure the effective communication and efficient flow of program supplies from regional / global markets to program sites in Somaliland and Puntland.

    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.

    Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility for extension

    Location: Nairobi with travels to Somalia/SL

    Qualifications and Experience

    • First degree in procurement / logistics / Supply chain management, and
    • Has achieved or is studying towards the Diploma in Procurement & Supply from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS UK) or comparable professional body.

    Strong preference for candidates with both qualifications.

    Essential:

    • 3-5 years experience in humanitarian logistics / supply chain management
    • Substantial experience in all technical areas of logistics / supply chain operations including procurement, transport, distribution, warehousing and stock management, fleet management and asset management
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to use basic analysis tools like Excel ©
    • Remote support to supply chain operations across multiple field offices
    • Ability to build effective working relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
    • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
    • Strong communication skills – written and spoken English
    • Working in multicultural teams
    • Willingness and ability to travel to Somalia / Somaliland
    • Commitment to Save the Children values

    Desirable

    Experience in the following areas is desirable:

    • Logistics in fragile humanitarian contexts
    • High value procurement / contract management
    • Supply chain operations costing
    • Import / export operations in a cross-border humanitarian supply chain
    • Knowledge of Somali language
    • Procurement under Multilateral development bank (World bank, Africa Development Bank) procedures

    Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

    Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

    Female candidates are encouraged to apply

    Disclaimer:

    Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=emVuYS43Nzg3OS4zODMwQHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

    Kenya: Regional Supply Chain Intern

    Organization: Save the Children
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 06 Feb 2018

    Regional Supply Chain Intern

    Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

    We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

    We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

    Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

    Role Purpose:

    The Regional Procurement Unit is a part of Save the Children's East & Southern Africa Regional Office. The Supply Chain intern will provide support to the Regional Procurement Manager and other members of the Regional Procurement Unit Team

    Contract Duration: 3 Months

    Location: Nairobi

    Qualifications

    • A Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement trainee who wishes to gain some practical experience
    • Degree in Supply Chain/logistics,Procurement or equivalent

    Essential

    • Excellent computer skills especially in MS Excel spread sheets and MS Word
    • High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Proven ability to handle challenging work load
    • Cross-cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity;
    • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills;
    • Commitment to Save the Children values.

    Desireable

    • Demonstrable experience in the identification of new procurement trends and progression of new ideas
    • Demonstrable experience in Freight forwarding
    • Experience in procurement and supply chain/logistics for NGOs in international development and emergency programmes
    • Knowledge of key institutional donors and their compliance requirements in respect of Supply Chain and Procurement

    Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

    Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

    Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bW9uaWNhLjI1NDQwLjM4MzBAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuYW8uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

    Watervale Investments Supply Chain Manager

    Watervale Investments

    Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
     

    Location: Mombasa Road, Mlolongo
     

    Start: ASAP with some flexibility
     

    Important Notes:  Please carefully follow the application instructions at the end of this document.  

    Watervale Investments will never ask applicants for payment as part of the application process.

     

    About Watervale Investments: Watervale Investments is a quickly-growing company serving Kenya’s furniture industry.  

    Backed by European and American investment, our mission is to make quality furniture more available and affordable to millions of Kenyans.  

    We believe in being a fair and honest employer and providing our employees with opportunity based on performance and merit.

    About the Position: Our supply chain is at the core of our business, bringing materials from around the world which are ultimately crafted into locally-made furniture adorning homes across Kenya.   

    This role will ensure that our supply chain grows and develops apace with the company’s product development and manufacturing plans.  

    The ideal Supply Chain Manager will be able to manage and grow a strategic global supplier network and ensure systems and processes are in place to meet growing procurement needs.  

    A highly analytical, detail-oriented individual who can scour the globe for the best suppliers while building strong procurement and logistics systems would be a strong fit for this role.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Lead Supply Chain Growth and Development

    • Ensure supply chain systems, processes and team capacity are apace with company growth
    • Proactively grow the company’s supplier network for key materials to mitigate risk and keep pace with growing demand; identify and attend relevant trade fairs and conduct overseas factory visits
    • Keep up-to-date with global market changes relevant to our key product lines
    • Develop sourcing plans to accommodate increasingly complex sales and manufacturing needs

    Offer Key Support for New Product Innovation

    • Support retail product development team with material identification, research and evaluation
    • Understand product design and manufacturing needs and offer sourcing support which contributes to high quality, cost effective finished products

    Oversee Day to Day Supply Chain Management

    • Manage a small team responsible for global and local procurement, sourcing and import functions
    • Ensure appropriate targets are in place and are being consistently met by the supply chain team
    Qualifications

    At Watervale Investments, we seek new team members who are first and foremost eager to learn and grow in their roles.  

    We put less of an emphasis on formal qualifications and look carefully at candidates’ abilities, experience and character.  

    Any candidate who feels they can undertake the responsibilities above to a high standard is welcome to apply.  

    Candidates should demonstrate the following in their application materials:

    • Sourcing and supply chain management experience coordinating a variety of suppliers
    • Experience sourcing finished or semi-finished products
    • Experience with contract manufacturing or sourcing for manufacture an advantage
    • Experience supporting product development an advantage
    • Strong people management and external relationship management skills
    • A well-developed analytical ability and high level of attention to detail
    • Strong professional references demonstrating professional accomplishment and trustworthiness
    • Eagerness to join a quickly-growing organization and team