ABOUT THE IRC
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
Supply Chain Coordinator is a key position to the success and delivery of quality programs. IRC defines Supply Chain as those systems and support function ns necessary to implement programs effectively, inclusive of procurement, logistics, inventory management, property and asset management as well as vehicle and fleet management. The Supply Chain Coordinator is accountable for the design, planning, execution and monitoring of supply chain activities at the country level.
- Supply Chain Planning
The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for supply chain activities planning and developing supply chain plans to support program implementation and coordinate closely with internal and external stakeholders. Supply chain planning includes; procurement plans, warehousing plans, transport plans, staffing plans, distribution plans and training plans.
- Procurement Management
The Supply Chain Coordinator owns, manages and drives IRC in country procurement strategies, policies and procedures, the supply Chain Coordinator ensures all country program procurement needs are met on time in accordance with GSC standards.
- Inventory Management
The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for managing and controlling all inventory and warehouses operation in the country program and ensure that there excellent records keeping, Impalement inventory standard operating procedures and control as provided by GSC.
- Assets Management
The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for the procurement, maintenance, safe keeping and record or all IRC country program assets and equipment. The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the administrative, financial, capital and operations of asset management in accordance with IRC and donors rules and regulations.
- Vehicles Management
The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and coordinator all IRC country fleet and transportation activities, ensure that all IRC fleet operations are conducted with adherence to IRC vehicles policies and procedures including vehicles procurement, vehicles movement, maintenance and reporting accuracy.
- Compliance and Ethics
The supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for identifying and analyzing compliance risk in supply chain process, i8mplemwent strong procurement controls, identify procurement red flags, impalement internal and external audit corrective action plans and ensure all supply chain activities are conducted in ethical manners.
- Learning and Development:
The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible and accountable for overseeing all supply chain learning and development initiatives in country and assess training needs, develop training plans for supply chain staff.
Supply Chain Coordinator Competencies matrix:
The Supply Chain Coordinator competency matrix is the main supportive document to this job description and the Supply Chain Coordinator must ensure that all tasks are preformed to standards. The Supply Chain Coordinator is accountable for the competencies matrix implementation and accountable for its tasks and requirements.
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to : Regional Supply Chain Director and Deputy Director for Operations
Position directly supervises: procurement staff, warehouse staff, transport staff.
Other Internal and/or external contacts:
Internal : Regular relationships with HQ, regional and country Supply Chain staff at all levels, Deputy Director of Operations, Country Directors, and Interacts with IRC Program departments
External: May Serve as IRC Supply Chain representative in outside meetings, other non-governmental organizations, inter-agency groups and foundations.
- Advanced Degree, minimum 5 years of progressive Supply Chain professional experience or equivalent education and experience.
- Demonstrated success as a Supply Chain leader across all disciplines within supply chain including planning, procurement and logistics
- Broad knowledge and experience in Supply Chain strategies, market analysis techniques, procurement and contracting, vehicle and fleet management, inventory, property and asset management
- Strong collaborator and influencer with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who is able to work seamlessly across countries, cultures, and organizational units
- Able to work effectively in a highly matrixed structure
- Strong financial management and budgeting skills
- Excellent training and coaching ability
- Fluency in English required, spoken proficiency in French and Arabic is a plus.
- Ability to travel to remote field offices.