Supply Chain Manager

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre
  • Applications have closed

World Vision International

Leadership and Management

  • Provide line management and leadership to the supply chain function.
  • Assist Business support services Director in accessing and coordinating technical resources available from the Global Center or Region for the department
  • Participate in the negotiation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of relevant Memoranda of Understanding, contracts and Service Level Agreements.
  • Lead in the develop, implementation and review of the policies, standards and procedures for supply chain to ensure they are aligned to WVI set expected standards, policies and procedures.
  • Lead the adoption and rollout of partnership initiative for
  • Ensure an optimal interface between this department and business units for efficient customer service delivery.
  • Collate monthly, semi-annual and annual reports for the department
  • Mentor, coach and develop the capacity of staff of the department into competent, accountable and high performance teams.
  • Model Christ-centered servant leadership and support spiritual; development of the team
Procurement Management

  • Managing the needs assessment and involvement throughout the concept development/designing of projects/grants and related procurements
  • Managing the participation and contributing into Contract negotiations with donors and managing contract negotiations with suppliers
  • Managing the Procurement planning and plan reviews and monitoring
  • Managing the prequalification of suppliers
  • Managing the strategic sourcing for effective and efficient procurement of goods and services (value for money) to ensure effective
  • Contract Management (reviewing, approving)
  • Managing the establishment, capacity building and performance review of Procurement Committees
  • Managing the process of screening of suppliers & service providers to ensure that they are not blocked globally by different donors as well as WVI
  • Providing monthly reports to SLT and Regional Office for monitoring and decision making
  • Managing the conduction of Annual Suppliers Symposiums
  • Managing supplier relationship and annual supplier performance appraisal
  • Managing supply chain Involvement in the project closure to ensure that all procurement related issues and requirements for project closures have been implemented
Risk Management and control

  • Managing the risks by being responsive to internal and external environment and come up with an updated Risk Matrix for the function
  • Managing appropriate systems and procedures to avoid significant audit risk findings, both at the NO and field levels.
  • Providing timely and appropriate input into management responses to audits performed both at the NO and field
  • Ensuring all audit recommendations are implemented timely
  • Managing the adequate preparation for all audits.
  • Implementing anti-corruption and fraud strategies.
  • Leading the planning and implementation annual insurance survey for WVM
People Management and Capacity Building

  • Ensure that new and existing staff undergo regular orientation on policies and procedures
  • Conduct staff performance appraisals
  • Conduct regular functional meetings
  • Coaching and mentoring of staff
Learning & innovation

  • Develop initiatives to improve to improve business processes
  • Identify opportunities that result into value for money
  • Lead in the implementation and roll out of new initiatives