As a supply manager with Médecins Sans Frontières you will supervise the daily purchase and transport of supplies, ensuring our programs run smoothly. In the field, this may include order processing, procurement, warehousing, transport and coordinating with customs departments. You will work to ensure the stability of supply activities within regular and emergency intervention of the concerned projects. You will also plan and review budgets for the supply chain in order to identify and give a response to the needs of the mission.
Your skills in cross cultural human resource management and communication will be important, as the role involves training and evaluation of staff under your supervision.
All supply managers are hired as logisticians. Médecins Sans Frontières logisticians come from a range skill sets and backgrounds: they are engineers, fleet managers, construction managers, architects, farm managers, water and sanitation experts, project managers, and more.
- Diploma or higher in Logistics/Transport, Procurement, Supply Chain Management
- Minimum of two years professional experience in supply chain management, e.g. needs assessment, order management, purchasing, stock management, freight management, transport and customs, and warehousing
The essential criteria is an overview of the minimum requirements for international staff. Please note, these can change without prior notice in response to organisational needs. To work overseas with MSF, every applicant must meet the following requirements: