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Supply Chain Assistant (re-advertisement)

kyegegwa, uganda

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: kyegegwa, uganda
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Supply Chain
    • Logistics
    • Administrative support
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Requisition ID: req7403

Job Title: Supply Chain Assistant (re-advertisement)

Sector: Supply Chain

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kyegegwa, Uganda

Job Description

The Supply Chain Assistant is responsible for procurement, vehicle/transport operation and managing all paperwork/records related to the tracking of IRC inventory.

Job Overview

Supply Chain Assistant will report to the Supply Chain Officer, and will be responsible for ensuring the overall care and maintenance of the Kyaka II Stores, Transport, Procurement and Assets. The Supply Chain Assistant must be able to rapidly turn Program materials around, whilst ensuring the security/ safety of the materials and maintaining audit-compliant records. The Supply Chain Assistant shall dedicate appropriate time to all the three distinct roles.

Duties and Responsibilities

Stores/Assets

  • Understand, implement and / or maintain standard IRC inventory management policies and procedures.
  • Manage and document the receipt, handling, storage, release and reporting of goods through the store(s).
  • Advise supervisor on potential inventory shortage.
  • Manage casual laborers in the stores.
  • Ensure the maintenance of store(s), fittings and equipment.
  • Implement and ensure clear safety procedures.
  • Implement and ensure clear loading / unloading procedures, correct stacking and turnover (FIFO) procedures.
  • Advise the Supply Chain Officer of store-specific issues or improvements
  • Maintain the stores activity book recording all outgoing and incoming receipts and activities.
  • Monitor security of IRC’s storage and supplies.
  • Receive completed store’s request forms and prepare the goods for issuance.   
  • Ensure goods, equipment are signed for received on the request form (office expendables) or waybill (all other items).
  • Prepare a monthly report for assets and the expendables Warehouse outlining all stock movements remaining balances, maintain prologs and registers.
  • On a monthly basis, work with the Supply Chain Officer to reconcile the Warehouse register.
  • Update the stock record cards and Database regularly.
  • Conduct routine inventory inspection and submit report to the Supply Chain Officer in a timely manner.
  • Maintain asset and store records; ensure regular updates including details of the Asset, transferred, asset repaired, Asset breakdowns etc.
  • Ensure that all Asset are tagged and labeled as per IRC asset policy.
  • Ensure that there is proper record management of the store and the records are accurate and update.
  • Correctly manage and account for all incoming and outgoing stock by using well maintained and detailed documentation.
  • Store management, ensure cleanness, orderly storage of items, custodian of the stores keys.
  • The different store and Asset policies and required documentation are followed and in place at all times.
  • Correctly manage and account for all incoming and outgoing stock by using well maintained and detailed documentation, good received note, store release, way bills, bin cards etc.

Transport

  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to design a suitably staffed and equipped transport function to support the IRC’s vehicle operations and policies.
  • Implement and direct IRC standard Vehicle policies and procedures, with particular attention to safety and security issues.
  • Manage and be accountable for the vehicle fleet, ordering and inventory management of all vehicle related parts and consumables, including fuel.
  • Evaluate, manage and monitor hired drivers.
  • Focal point for all purchases in Transport department. Raising PRs for vehicles spare parts and vehicle repairs.
  • Manage the vehicle pool (if applicable).
  • Ensure that appropriate communications equipment is installed and functioning in IRC vehicles to meet the operational and security requirements.
  • Ensure the correct and timely routine maintenance and repair of IRC vehicles and generators.
  • Ensure that all vehicles carry the required on-board documentation and that all documents are kept current (including insurance).
  • Inspect and record condition of vehicles, by maintaining daily checklists file and ensuring that Vehicles log books are accurately filled
  • Carry out regular training to all drivers on basic vehicle mechanic skills, daily vehicle inspection, drills on safety driving, defensive driving, use of Codan, etc.
  • Ensure all vehicles are properly cleaned on daily basis.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly report on transport department and discuss with the Supply Chain Officer
  • Requesting fuel forms for refueling and keeping accurate record and monitoring system on fuel consumption.
  • Work with the Supply Chain Officer to ensure that vehicles are prepared for routine and emergency security requirements.
  • Ensure that all vehicles are secure when not in use.
  • Be familiar with local regulations / laws.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Procurement

  • The implementation and / or maintenance of standard IRC procurement policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring that procurement is carried out in accordance to IRC and donor-specific polices.
  • Attend all the procurement committee meetings.
  • Coordination with Finance, Admin and program departments to ensure integrated internal controls, timely payment of vendors and full, auditable support documentation.
  • Ensuring that a transparent and responsive procurement process is implemented and maintained.
  • Routine communication, coordination and planning with the relevant requesting staff / programs regarding the order and delivery of supplies.
  • Ensuring that all Supplies, services and equipment required are delivered in time.
  • Establishment and maintenance of ethical, professional working relationships with suppliers.
  • Maintain supplier information for regularly purchased items, and be informed of current local market conditions.
  • Support and provide the appropriate trainings for procurement and program staff as required. 
  • Advise the Field Manager and Supply Chain Officer on procurement-specific issues or improvements.
  • Any other duties or tasked delegated by Supply Chain Officer.

Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management.
  • 2 years’ working experience performing similar duties
  • Strong sense of personal integrity and commitment.
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
  • Team spirit and problem solving abilities.
  • Knowledge of generic Supply Chain Management systems and forms
  • Competent in spoken and written English
  • Good mathematical skills.
  • Competent in computer use and maintenance
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills

Please note:

  • This position is open only to Ugandan nationals
  • Deadline for receiving applications is 20th December 2019
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.



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