Senior Supply Chain Manager – Tigray Response

at Save the Children
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 26, 2021
Category Logistics
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB




·       Provide leadership in the management of all emergency Supply Chain functions in for the Tigray Response

·       develop/implement the global policies, donor’s requirements while also complying with any country-specific regulations both SCI’s and government’s

·       Lead the coordination of tracking deliveries of emergency supplies in any direction, and apply mitigation steps to avoid delays, disruptions, damage and loss.

·       Lead in producing a quality logistics plan including the identification of necessary resources,

·       Manage and support logistics staff including ensuring appropriate team structures, clear division of responsibilities, clear objectives, and management of performance

·       Ensure that supplies are managed well and that the necessary services in use meets appropriateness, cost effectiveness and Value for Money (VfM) standards

·       Provide advice and support to the Emergency Supply Chain Manager or senior management on logistics issues

·       Be responsible for submitting timely reports on all aspects of procurement and KPI management

·       Management of all Gift In Kind (GiK) in coordination with Award Management & Programme

·       The post-holder will comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.

Job Requirements




·       BA degree in an area of Management / Supply Chain Management

·       8 years Significant prior INGO experience in procurement, within a complex/large scale country programme and in emergency response/humanitarian environments

·       Substantial experience in all technical areas of logistics in emergencies

·       Experience of developing / implementing a complex logistics strategy to support different types of programmes, and coordinating resources to meet the programme objectives

·       Experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure

·       Ability to synthesize and analyze complex information, and make clear, informed decisions

·       Ability to build positive & productive relationships quickly with a wide range of stakeholders, both internally and externally

·       Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

·       Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English with experience in managing multicultural teams


·       Technical experience/training in specific areas of logistics

·       Technical experience/knowledge in specific types of humanitarian intervention eg Health, WASH, Food Security


Applying Instructions

Interested applicants who meet the MINIMUM requirements should apply using the below link.

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