VACANCIES: PROGRAMME PROCUREMENT AND LOGISTICS COORDINATOR OFFICE
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POSITION: PROGRAMME PROCUREMENT AND LOGISTICS COORDINATOR OFFICE
LOCATION: KADUNA, NIGERIA
SALARY: LOCAL T’S & C’S
CONTRACT: FIXED TERM 24 MONTHS
Sight savers are pleased to offer this exciting new role that focuses on providing logistical support for internal programme procurement.
Under the overall leadership of Finance and Support Services Manager, the Programme Procurement & Logistics Coordinator is responsible for the effective delivery of supply chain services to the Sightsavers Nigeria Country Office trachoma Elimination programmes. They will work with the programme teams to ensure programme activities have the required goods at their disposal on time in the right place whilst ensuring the integrity of products that are safe for end beneficiaries in line with national and international standards and regulations.
Working closely with Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) programme staff in the country office, the primary focus of the role will be the ordering of pharmaceuticals, medical and surgical supplies, medical devices, vehicles and equipment in support of trachoma elimination activities. The Programme Procurement & Logistics Coordination is also responsible for the effective handling of shipping, import and local logistics processes to ensure such goods are in the right place at the right time. The post holder will ensure this is achieved in line with local laws, international standards and organisational policy and strictly following the Sightsavers Programme Procurement framework. To this effect, they will work closely with the central Programme Procurement team based in the UK and will have a dotted reporting line into the Procurement Specialist NTDs.
The ideal candidate will have be a University Graduate ideally within the medical or pharmaceutical science Working knowledge of international development and humanitarian programmes is essential to be successful in this role, therefore applicants must have demonstrable previous experience working for an Development Organisation; The ideal candidate will also have a strong knowledge of procurement and processes (preferably in the field of medical/clinical goods and equipment). They will be a highly analytical thinker able to deliver constructive challenge in order to improve purchasing across the organisation. In addition, they will have knowledge of developing and rolling out processes and procedures and be adept at effectively supporting a diverse customer base.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.
Closing date: 30, October, 2018
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, and for further details about the role, please download an application pack from http://www.sightsavers.org/vacancies and return the completed application form and equal opportunities form as two separate documents to firstname.lastname@example.org We are an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to