Supply Chain Coordinator. job at World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Vacancy title:
Supply Chain Coordinator.

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Transportation & Logistics ]

Jobs at:

World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Deadline of this Job:
30 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, November 24, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Responsibilities:
Back ground

• World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
• Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Purpose of the position:
• The Supply Chain Coordinator will carry out procurement activities for goods and services as per laid down procurement policies procedures and processes while maintaining high standards of integrity and accountability.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

• Advise and seek approval of internal customers of modifications from original requests.
• Facilitates across all parties the timely resolution of issues that could impact meeting the needs of the requestor and communities.
• Identify alternative supply sources for materials / services not under contract
• Ensure safe delivery and receipt of ordered materials
• Resolve conflicts with deliveries and suppliers
• Participate in procurement planning, consolidation of plans, and ensure timely execution of the plans in liaison with user departments

Strategic Sourcing
• Execute the Market Assessment and Supplier Pre-Qualification process as per the set guidelines based on the set guidelines for the assigned categories.
• Manage the RFQ/RFP Process including baselines & price survey methodologies as per the approved framework for the assigned categories.
• Lead negotiations for the assigned Categories.
• Supervise the Sourcing events and Assistance work relating to sourcing.
• Preparation of Procurement Committee submission documents to ensure their comprehensiveness to allow an informed decision-making process.
• Facilitate Purchasing Committee meetings and ensure that proper documentation is maintained.

Supplier contact relationship and management
• Accurately complete the master data management form (or contract/supplier register)
• Monitor and complete contract close-out, renewal or retender, as appropriate for the assigned commodities.
• Ensure that contractual conditions and performance indicators are understood by the suppliers.
• Identify & resolve or escalate contract-related issues both internally and externally.
• Analyze supplier performance based on customer feedback information & other sources and coordinate with supplier for improvement.

Procurement Execution
• Receive incoming Purchase Requisitions (Pending Buyer Action), verify specifications are clear, conduct sourcing event if required items are not already on contract, update the PR with actual supplier record and release PR for approval.
• Follow Procurement Polices and guidelines in Supplier Award decisions under the applicable threshold.
• Manage PO Change requests coordinating with Requesters, Budget Owners and Suppliers
• Consolidates all required documentation for presentation to Finance for timely supplier payment for materials and services delivered.

Data Management and analysis
• Collect and analyze organization-wide data to support decision-making
• Provide support in the design of the business metrics to monitor SCM performance and alerting management when the performance trigger is violated
• Conduct spend analysis to support strategic sourcing activities, and Supplier Relationship Management
• Prepare summary report of supplier bid responses for Procurement Committee award decision meetings
• Track and analyze procurement performance and savings against established target levels

Process, Procedure and Policy
• Conduct all procurement related tasks as per the approved procurement policies, processes and guidelines.
• Advice management regarding any challenge / risks / impractical guidelines.
• Collect customer feedback relating to the policies, processes and guidelines, and report to National Office Management for improvements or change,
• Review with Partners / Sub-Grantees, their SCM Policies, procedures and etc. to identify any gaps, document them under assessment reports, and capture under capacity building plans.

Systems Development & Implementation
• Collect and collate useful data which can be used to improve the general systems established and communicate this information to immediate Supervisor

Control & Compliance
• Conduct supplier pre-qualification for all new-suppliers and maintain records.
• Participate in development of risk identification & assessment tools, registers and other tools and assessing SCM and contractual risks for procurements of goods, works or services.
• Maintain proper filing and record keeping as per the guidelines set by the management.
• Coordinate with Requesters to close out open POs in a timely manner.
• Implementation of agreed audit recommendations in the procurement process as per the guidance given by the HoD.
• Participate in process to Review Partners / Sub-Grantees, internal control system in the procurement process to identify any gaps, document them under assessment reports, and capture under capacity building plans.
• Periodically monitor the progress on implementation of recommendations and update the management of all parties.

Training and capacity building
• Coordinate, participate in, and/or train staff from Supply Chain Staff and other WVI Departments on WVI Procurement Policies, Processes, and Systems
• Conduct Partners' / Sub-Grantees' capacity assessment and capacity building plans as per set framework / guidelines.
• Train the Partners / Sub-Grantees based on the approved capacity building plan, monitor progress. Coordinate with internal stakeholders in monitoring the progress and submit progress reports to the management.

• Participate in committee & Task forces requiring security input or guidance.
• Any other duty that may be assigned by the Supervisor or designee

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.
• University degree in Business Administration, Procurement or similar degree, or equivalent experience
• Professional qualification in CIPS
• At least 4 years' experience in Procurement or Supply Chain
• Computer literate with excellent working knowledge in MS Office.
• Experience in working with Enterprise Resource Platform (ERP’s)
• High professional ethics and integrity
• Good interpersonal and organizing skills
• Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities
• Strong communication skills.
• Experience working in the INGO at a similar role is an added advantage

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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• Applicant Types Accepted:
• Local Applicants Only

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Job Info
Job Category: Logistics/ Transportation/ Procurement jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2022
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 24-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-11-2065
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