Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children. Our Vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. In Zambia, Save the Children works in the following Thematic areas: Education, Health& Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance and Child Poverty; including Humanitarian response. Save the Children wishes to invite qualified individuals to apply for the following new position:
• To effectively undertake the Supply Chain Functions in delivery of Quality Progrmmmes at Kalulushi Sub Office
• The job includes but not limited to Procurement, Fleet and Warehousing Management.
Key Areas of Accountability:
Responsible for coordination of Sub Office Supply Chain Functions, policies and procedures,
including procurement, fleet, warehousing and asset management
Capturing of information on the Procurement Tracker
Responsible for execution of all procurement requests
ssisting staff with the development of procurement plans
Compilation of a supplier data information
Ensure that distribution plans are in place for all programme supplies
Responsible for ensuring that Gifts in Kind (GIK) is managed in line with SCI policy
Coordinate procurement committee meetings and ensure that all compliance standards are observed.
Responsible for fleet management and ensure that fleet utilisation is managed accordingly
Responsible for managing Drivers within the Sub Office
Work with field office manager on improved movement and transportation planning setting and review security procedures linked with logistics (transport, contingency plan).
The post-holder will comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
Qualifications And Experience
University degree in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing Management, Business Administration or related discipline combined with demonstrated professional work experience and understanding of relevant functions will be an added advantage.
Must be a paid up member of the Zambia Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ZIPS)
Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible professional work experience in a Purchasing and/or Stores environment with an INGO.
Must be self driven, honest, and have the ability to work well under pressure.
Experience of working with funding from major institutional donors such as USAID, Swedish SIDA, EU is preferred.
Valid Driving License would be an added advantage.
• Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holders to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.
• In this regard, the job holder should be in a position to work and uphold the interest of Children and uphold the organization’s Child Safeguarding policy.
How to apply
Send your application letter clearly stating the position applied for with a detailed CV indicating 3 traceable referees, one of whom should have been direct supervisor, through email to:
The Director Human Resource,