Posted on :
20 Oct, 2020
20 Oct, 2020
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.
Job Title: Regional Supply Chain Specialist
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries.
We are in an exciting time at Plan International as we are implementing our global strategy for 2017-2022. Our overall strategy defines who we are, why we exist, the change we want to see in the world, and how we are going to help make it happen. It underpins everything we do, guides all of our work in all regions of the federation. To have a greater impact on children’s lives, we are radically changing the way we operate. We need bold, forward-thinking and innovative individuals to lead the operations of our country, bring about change and deliver results that transform the lives of 100 million girls around the world.
Plan International Mano River Cluster counting Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and Guinea are putting their effort together in helping vulnerable children, young people and their families to break the cycle of poverty. Plan International is a well-known and respected player in children and girls’ rights in Senegal, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau with a strong community presence and expertise in gender transformative programming. For fiscal year 2020, almost thirty-five million euros (€ 35,000,000) with four hundred thirty (430) employees are expected to be impacted by our programs.
The Supply Chain Specialist acts as a Country Business Partner for all projects’ implementation but is also the main point of contact to drive regional Supply Chain excellence and strategies appropriate to context. She / He can deliver strategic inputs and directions to Country Offices.
This hands on practical role will develop Supply Chain awareness and efficiency in a regional pool of Countries, driving processes and systems improvement as much as ensuring that adequate capacities and capabilities are in place within our Country Offices. To drive this, the Supply Chain Specialist is strongly engaged with Countries’ and Regional Hub staff to ensure alignment, compliance and performance in systems application and usage
Do you have what it takes?
As a Supply Chain Specialist, you must have the ability to strategically engage and orientate a Country towards continuous improvement, realigning processes and systems, supporting the definition of appropriate HR structures, quantitative performance management through the usage and analysis of information systems (either Excel tools, SAP or ERP), in the aim to level all your Countries from the portfolio at the same maturity.
For a detailed job description, please click on the below link: Regional Supply Chain Specialist