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9 month Fixed Term Contract
Do you want to play a key role in an organisation which stands up for children? Join Save the Children as the Emergency Health Unit (EHU) Head of Supply Chain and lead a team to ensure that a robust yet adaptable supply chain is in place to support all EHU responses.
In our Humanitarian department, we fight for children every single day. We integrate emergency and development work, through our country programmes. We increase our capacity to meet the assistance and protection needs of children and their families affected by crises. We go the extra mile - and we don’t rest until the work is done.
As Head of Supply Chain you will be responsible for the overall strategic planning, implementation and delivery of supply chain to achieve EHU deployment activities. You will implement and review a global sourcing strategy, through international procurement (for both virtual and physical stockholdings), multi-year frameworks or tender contracts. You will collaborate with the SCI humanitarian supply chain working group on the EHU’s strategy sourcing, pre-positioning, and emergency supply chain preparedness. In addition you will:
To be successful you will have significant experience working with international NGOs in humanitarian supply chain in emergency contexts and operations, as well as experience on health programming requiring medical supply chain management. You will have excellent inter-personal skills and the capacity to consider both short term and longer term strategic, operational and tactical needs. In addition you will have:
Proficiency in a 2nd Language such as French, Spanish or Arabic.
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
If you share our belief in the power of children, join the fight. It takes relentless determination, creativity and a real commitment to real change. Because every child should be able to make their mark on their world, and help to build a better future. We look forward to hearing from you.
Jobs are positioned within the salary structure on the basis of evaluation. New employees would normally be appointed at the bottom of the grade, however the appointed salary may also take into account the relevant experience a candidate brings to a role. Save the Children is committed to paying staff in a fair and equitable way and will benchmark all salary offers in line with the pay of existing staff.
To apply please visit our website.
Closing date: 26th August 2019