Deputy Coordinator, Supply Chain NGO Careers – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)



Job Title:    Deputy Coordinator, Supply

Organisation: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

Médecins Sans
Frontières (MSF) is an International independent medical humanitarian
Organization that delivers aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics,
natural disasters and exclusion from health care. MSF offers assistance to
people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or political


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

actively in the definition and update of annual project planning and budgets
through the definition/revision of the mission supply chain strategy

and revises the mission supply strategy together with the coordination team
according to the mission’s context and the operational needs, in line with
MSF’s protocols, policies and standards, and ensures its implementation,
monitoring and evaluation.

with regional Supply Managers and Logistics coordinator for greater
collaboration to develop the position of SUKA within the region and working
relationship with SUKA

with E cell for the management and effective delivery of E-prep stock within
the region

efficient supply administration and provision of adapted tools to support the
different supply activities

monitoring, evaluating and ensuring the implementation of the strategies and
overall supply activities in line with MSF standards, protocols and procedures

supervise the Project Supply Chain Manager in Charge of Supply Chain

purchases are carried out according to MSF standards to provide the best value
for money and effective competition

a supplier database to enrich potential suppliers MSF can call upon to meet its

of warehouse management focusing on medical stocks and the interactions with
the distribution points

the movement of E-prep stock and carry out reporting fortnightly, monthly and

the use of multiple suppliers for transportation and maintain a roster of responsive
suppliers for the road, sea and air needs

the capacity of prequalified suppliers to improve their responsiveness towards
the needs of the supply department

the position, challenges and movement of cargo throughout the network with the
project and send weekly reports to the missions

the HR set-up related to supply (team sizing, organization charts, job
descriptions, division of roles, tasks and responsibilities), manages the
supply team in the mission and participates in the selection, follow up, the
support (training-mentoring-coaching), the evaluation and the development of
the staff hierarchically and functionally supervised.

orders are prioritized and best suppliers are selected for rapid response with
respect to procurement principles

that SUKA supply support to regional mission is efficient, effective and
adequate in terms of lead-time, communication and planning


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold an advanced degree in supply chain management,
procurement, logistics, or an equivalent essential degree and specialization in
Logistics/Supply Chain.

years of progressive experience in supply chain, procurement and logistics
management in the NGO sector, within complex/large scale country programmes and
in emergency response/humanitarian environments.

experience in all technical areas of supply chain operations including
procurement, logistics, transport/distribution, warehousing and stock
management, asset management, communications.

in managing and supervising others in logistics and procurement functions.

to synthesise and analyse information, and make clear, informed decisions

to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and

planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a
substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

awareness, with strong written and spoken communication and interpersonal
skills in English


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to submit their application
letter and a detailed CV merged together in a SINGLE PDF or WORD document to
the HR department via email to with
the title of position as subject line. Only shortlisted candidates meeting the
above criteria will be contacted.


Deadline: 14th January 2021 by 5:00pm


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