Supply Chain Officer at WFP, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 30 June 2017

World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Supply Chain Officer in Manila, Philippines.

The Supply Chain Officer will contribute to the overall management of supply chain activities, manage the planning and coordination of field supply chain operations and ensure actions are in line with an effective and integrated supply chain approach meeting the food assistance needs of beneficiaries and service provision requirements for partners.

World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Supply Chain Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Build and maintain productive partnerships mostly at the operational level and collaborate with counterparts in the key supply chain functions contributing to an integrated supply chain approach to food assistance and cross-functional operational alignment.
  • Build and maintain productive partnerships with supply chain counterparts amongst government and other national organizations, UN agencies, NGOs and private sector to share operational knowledge contributing to coordinated and cost-effective supply chain operations.
  • Support the monitoring of supply chain activities and market analysis to check that appropriate internal controls are followed to increase the day-to-day efficiencies and overall performance of supply chain operations.
  • Prepare accurate, comprehensive and timely reports, dashboards and other visual materials on supply chain activities including trends to support informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to the stakeholders.
  • Guide and supervise staff, acting as a point of referral, providing training and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.
  • Supervise to consolidation and preparation of operational pipeline planning, and to the management of operational aspects of the supply chain (procurement, shipping, port operation, transport), including contracting of relevant services.
  • Support the capacity building of WFP staff and partners for efficient and effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries (e.g. through the design and review of training materials).
  • Other as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University degree in Transport Economics, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Business Management or other related field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and training/courses.
  • Experience coordinating supply chain activities with other units/ teams.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Supply chain management roles.
  • Experience conducting analytical and conceptual work in support of strategy design and Implementation.
  • Experience in coordinating periodic planning across functions and with partners
  • Fluency in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WFP.

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