Supply Chain Manager at International Medical Corps (IMC)

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations.International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since November 2013. It currently has its country office in Abuja and field offices in Kano, Sokoto and Maiduguri, Damboa and Dikwa where it is implementing emergency Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) and Protection programs, and also building capacity of local health systems and structures, ensuring the provision of quality, accessible Nutrition and Health Care.We are looking for suitable candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Supply Chain ManagerLocation: MaiduguriJob SummaryThe Supply Chain Manager will work within the IMC Logistics Department of Operational Support structure, committed to provide reliable and compliant support to program activities in order to achieve efficient service to program beneficiaries.The jobholder will ensure smooth operations of IMC warehouses and manage the receipt, dispatch and inventory keeping of all food and goods that enter into the storage facilities in Maiduguri and Damboa field sites, Borno state.Through implementing IMC Warehousing procedures; the jobholder will ensure that all food supplies and inventories will be accounted for in accordance to IMC and donor (WFP) requirements.Supervisory Responsibility:Closely working with the Logistics Coordinator, the Warehouse and Supply Chain Manager will directly supervise Warehouse Officers (5), Commodity Tracking and Reporting Officer (1), Warehouse Assistants (6) and Daily laborers (15) based in Maiduguri and Damboa field sites in Borno state, North East Nigeria.Main ResponsibilityImplement and manage the warehouse in accordance with the IMC as well as WFP, Warehouse Policy and Procedures GuidelinesDaily planning and coordination of your team and IMC - WFP logistical, warehouse activities;Drives and leads on proactive supply chain & distribution planning activities with the IMC Program Team & WFP. Ensure the timely delivery of food supplies to respective distribution sites/points with the coordination of WFP- Project Manager and IMC transport pool.Has full understanding and knowledge of standard warehouse policies and procedures. Assists, as needed in training staff on these policies, reporting templates and forms;Preparation of monthly food distribution status reports on deliveries, stocks, end of grant stocks, fiscal year physical counts and other physical counts, as instructed by supervisor.Assist in the maintenance of thorough warehouse files as outlined in the IMC Warehouse and Procurement policies;Travel or delegate subordinate to travel to field sites to receive and inspect foods delivered (if any) directly to the field;Ensure the smooth warehouse operation; interacts with WFP staff and transporters in the receiving and inspection of foods.Ensure food supplies are received as per the description of the Letter of Understanding with WFP.Ensure quality control of goods coming in and going out of the warehouse is regularly conductedEnsure that warehouse casual workers comply to the IMC’s safety and security procedureInspects food supplies upon delivery and reject inadequate, broken, lower quality and other items not meeting the requirements;Dispatch food from the warehouse using appropriate IMC procedures, Store Release forms, Waybills and update Stock Records.Ensure minimum warehouse management practices are applied; display of bin cards on each item in the warehouse;Maintain physical and electronic copies of inventory, as per formats and forms provided in the Warehouse IMC Manual;Coordinate with the Transport Manager for transportation arrangement for dispatches;Ensure proper warehouse control measures are implemented such as; the commodities movement way bills, gate passes and visitors logbooks, spot checks etc.As and whenever asked, represent IMC at the WFP partner’s coordination as well as logistics cluster meetings & ensure maximization of partnership opportunities with the Logistics ClusterCommunication and teamwork:Ensure good communication with the direct reports, other IMC staff and donor’s representativesFacilitate harmonious working relationship with partners, beneficiaries and other stakeholders.Report problems encountered in the warehouse or within the team to the SupervisorPropose solution to solve any problem faced and report them to the SupervisorParticipate actively in regular staff and program meetingsPrepare weekly team’s work schedule and submit to the Emergency Program Coordinator.Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within IMC and amongst beneficiaries served by IMC.Compliance & Ethics: Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. 

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