Supply Chain Manager at International Medical Corps April, 2022

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Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Position: Nigerian nationals solely

Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the Supply Chain Coordinator, The Supply Chain Manager will design an efficient provide chain program to advertise high quality programming within the area.
  • He/She Will lead IMC Procurement operational assist construction, handle asset and fleet operations, dedicated to offer dependable and well timed program actions assist, consider the varieties of market out there inside NIGERIA, decide what this market can provide in phrases vary of supplies provides, services and products.
  • To decide the geographical distribution and nature of the native markets, analyze human assets out there to assist the Procurement Service and provide you with Procurement ‘greatest’ apply of different organizations working in NIGERIA that may be mirrored as per of benchmarking.

Main Responsibilities

  • To carry out this job efficiently, a person should have the ability to carry out every important operate with or with out affordable lodging.

Key Responsibilities
Key job features and Responsibilities:
Procurement (Local and Global):

  • Ensure the day-to-day coordination of the procurement crew to advertise well timed provide of products and companies for program assist;
  • Enforce adherence to IMC Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in procurement of products and companies;
  • Streamline procurement actions by ensuring requisite instruments that deal with an efficient procurement are utilized in numerous ranges of procurement actions;
  • Upgrade IMC procurement instruments and templates and search administration’s approval when crucial;
  • Identify gaps and bottlenecks within the procurement administration procedures and recommend treatments for corrective measures when crucial;
  • Enforce the usage of procurement monitoring system by numerous departments and share up to date model throughout Senior Management Team Meetings and different periodic evaluate periods when crucial;
  • Coordinate with Operations, Medical Coordinators and Pharmacy employees to offer up to date details about medical commodities, WASH supplies and different program assist supplies for well timed use likewise develop mitigation plans for bottleneck and commodities provides and supply;
  • Mentor and supply capability constructing assist to procurement employees and different related workers the place relevant for effectivity within the provide chain crew likewise implement teamwork with different program employees;
  • Participate in challenge planning conferences to assist establish challenges and capability points with program employees for well timed intervention and options to procurement associated issues;
  • Monitor program request and required buy requisitions to verify respective coding are accomplished in step with budgets, respective challenge actions and assigned grant codes;
  • Ensure new employees obtain acceptable inductions on procurement methods and processes for newly employed employees when crucial;
  • Lead and coordinate all world procurements and stay the nation point of interest individual on world procurements;
  • Establish and preserve good contacts with suppliers, authorities workplaces, UN companies and different NGOs close to logistical issues;
  • Establish Blanket Purchase Agreements (Long time period frame-work agreements) for a important provides and companies and guarantee they’re awarded/up to date accordingly at an acceptable time.

Asset and Fleet:

  • Manage IMC asset and fleet operations by supervising Asset and Fleet officers.
  • Support Supply Chain Coordinator on reporting of Asset and fleet with common information processing and evaluation.
  • Prepare plan for required asset, budgeting, upkeep and secure asset disposition course of with session of Supply Chain Coordinator.
  • Ensure the common asset inspection and verification is completed and studies are accomplished.
  • Guide fleet officer on automobile allocation planning and supreme utilization of assets.
  • Closely monitor the KPI for asset and fleet and help Supply Chain Coordinator on executing operations enchancment plan.


  • Proactively conveying procurement progress updates to the suitable senior logistics personnel and all related events, anticipating any future dangers, points or key developments that the broader crew ought to know;
  • Ensure liaison and the function of focal individual between acceptable senior logistics personnel, the logistics assist employees and program employees together with Global Procurement crew at Headquarters;
  • Share key challenge/native course of messages with the logistics assist employees, in addition to proactively present suggestions to acceptable senior logistics personnel on behalf of the Supply Chain crew.

Capacity Building:

  • Organize procurement capability constructing periods for in-house trainings, mentoring and distant trainings by way of skype with the provision chain employees;
  • Provide steering on profession paths for Supply Chain employees when crucial via frequent capability wants assessments.
  • Support accomplice group on common monitoring go to, paperwork evaluation and checking, market assessments and another capability constructing initiatives in associated to provide chain features.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Bachelor diploma in Business Administration or Logistics or Purchasing and Supply or Finance (desired). Certification in Humanitarian Logistics Supply Chain (desired if no tutorial diploma in logistics).


  • Extensive expertise (4 to six years) in humanitarian logistics administration throughout the area of provide chain administration (procurement, tendering, contracting, clearance, transport, warehousing, and many others.), distribution assist,
  • Proven document on the power and expertise of the administration of Procurement, asset and fleet at a senior stage


  • Commitment and demonstrated abilities to construct employees capability within the areas of Procurement administration, supervision and monitoring.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities with analytic strategy.
  • Strong interpersonal, administration and management abilities. Experience in distant administration.
  • Ability to work in participatory method with employees to evaluate wants, implement and monitor actions.
  • Ability to combine and work nicely inside multiethnic and multicultural crew.
  • Ability to work in harsh circumstances, usually in distant areas,
  • Some document of expertise with donor (particularly, OFDA, ECHO, DFID, BPRM, UN-Agencies particular procedures,
  • Ability to work in harsh circumstances, usually in distant areas,
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel.
  • Fluent English Written and Spoken

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) requirements inside International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a tradition of compliance and ethics all through International Medical Corps. As relevant to the place, maintains a transparent understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics requirements and adheres to these requirements. Conducts work with the very best stage of integrity.

Interested and certified candidates ought to ship their Applications, addressed to, the Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps by way of the e-mail: utilizing the place and the situation as the topic of the mail.


  • Only Short-listed candidates can be contacted.
  • Candidates MUST state the place and placement they’re making use of for because the Subject of their electronic mail, application letter and curriculum vitae ought to be in a single Microsoft Word Document, in any other case functions won’t be thought-about.
  • International Medical Corps is proud to offer equal employment alternatives to all workers and certified candidates with out regard to race, shade, faith, intercourse, sexual orientation, nationwide or ethnic origin, age, incapacity or standing as a veteran.
  • Due to the pressing want of the place functions obtained can be reviewed on a rolling foundation.
  • International Medical Corps by no means asks job candidates for a payment, cost, or different financial transaction. If you’re requested for cash in reference to this recruitment, please report back to International Medical Corps on the reporting electronic mail deal with supplied on the finish of this doc. International Medical Corps’ Reporting electronic mail deal with:
  • Please don’t submit your CV or application to the reporting electronic mail deal with, it won’t be thought-about for evaluate

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