International NGO Director of Procurement / Logistics and Security Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Jul 10, 2017

Job Vacancy: Director Procurement / Logistics and Security
Location: Nairobi
Industry: Healthcare
Our client, an international NGO in quality reproductive health care and family planning wishes to recruit a Director Procurement, logistics and security. 

The position holder will oversee the design, development, delivery and monitoring of logistics and procurement of goods and services.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Strategically lead on procurement, purchasing and supply chain processes within the organization. To ensure the smooth running of end to end supply chain operations at a central, service delivery and regional levels (procurement, purchasing, regulatory, quality assurance and inventory management)
  • Implement internal business processes and dissemination of best practice across programme functions.
  • Provide leadership in issuance of tenders, bid analysis and selection of contractors / suppliers in conformity with procurement guidelines and standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with donor procurement guidelines, maintain and strengthen approved Suppliers.
  • Give strategic leadership and support to fleet management team and ensure that the organization’s fleet of vehicles is managed efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure that proper records of vehicles, maintenance schedules, fuel consumption patterns, wear-and-tear are kept
  • Ensure that a functional logbook system is maintained for the fleet to ensure accountability for mileages covered, purpose of travel and proper authorization
  • Ensure the identification of credible repair facilities and enter into maintenance contracts with such contractors
  • Manage safety and security in the workplace across the core service delivery channels.
  • Ensure all centres and support offices are well maintained and secure. Maintain a register of incidents and action plan on the basis of this including securing relevant budget and outsourcing work as required.
  • Other responsibilities as required, commensurate with the role of a senior executive management team member
  • Manage recruitment, performance monitoring, team motivation, and talent development within the procurement/logistics and security department, in coordination with the Director People and Development.
  • Ensure all department teams and team members have OGSMs
  • Related to clear and achievable team work plans, and that performance appraisals are conducted on that basis.
Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Commerce / Purchasing & Supply
  • Post Graduate will be an advantage
  • Other professional qualifications, ideally membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) is desirable
  • Significant experience in a similar position at senior management level, with ideally both NGO and private sector exposure
  • Excellent knowledge of supply chain management
  • Ability to perform under pressure, handle heavy workloads; and meet stringent reporting deadlines
  • Strategic thinker, excellent analytical skills
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills Excellent leadership and management aptitude leading diverse teams at a distance Organisation and communication skills
  • Cross-functional team player
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