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Supply Chain Officer

El Paso (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: El Paso (United States of America)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Supply Chain
  • Closing Date:

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Background/IRC Summary:  The mission of the IRC’s Resettlement, Asylum, and Integration (RAI) department is to create opportunities for refugees, asylees and other immigrant populations to survive and thrive in America. The US has evacuated thousands of Afghan evacuees who are hosted at military bases around the country. The IRC is providing support on multiple military bases across the country to facilitate the processing and resettlement of this population.

Job Overview/Summary:  The Supply Chain Officer for the Afghan Evacuees Operations will be leading highly demanding logistics functions in one of the eight Operation Allies Welcome locations across US. The Supply Chain Officer is an integral member of the management team and reports directly to Site Lead. This position is responsible for the day-to-day management of logistics support in compliance with IRC and donor regulations. Key responsibilities include procurement, travel support, transport, inventory, asset management.

Major Responsibilities:

·Model, promote and uphold a culture of values as reflected in the IRC way: Standards of Professional Conduct – Integrity, Accountability, Service and Equality and the Respect at work policy

·Develop logistics plans in coordination with Site Lead/Program Lead

·Oversees and ensures quality communications on travel arrangements to all staff including air ticket confirmation, transport to and from airport, hotel accommodation and car rental if required.

·Procure and ensure all office supplies and consumables are available on timely manner.

·Develop and monitor fleet movement plans, rental car allocation, shuttle systems

·Dissemination and adherence of the vehicle safety policies by all vehicle users

·Participate in the development and implementation of logistics systems including SOPs

·Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Site Lead

Position directly supervises:Travel Coordinator

Indirect Reporting: N/A
Other Internal and/or external contacts: Position requires close collaboration with management team on site (HR Officer and Staff Manager, Deputy of Program). 

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in systems, supply chain, inventory management or related field

Work Experience:

§At least three years of experience in handling logistics functions

§Demonstrated ability to develop and roll out supply chain policy and SOPs

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

§Ability to perform well in a fast based, emergency response environment

§Experience working in a multicultural environment

§Must be a team player, detail oriented and reliable

§Ability to productively interact with a wide range and level of staff and stakeholders

§Ability to work independently, self-starter and maintain responsibility for multiple tasks

§Strong computer competency with work processing, spreadsheets, databases and other IT skills

Language Skills: Fluent in written and spoken English is a must

Working Environment:

  • It is expected that post holder will perform duties within the military base and occasionally some work being done from the temporary housing/hotel
  • Considering the response nature it is expected that post holder will perform duties 6 days a week including evening work (as necessary) however, working days and schedule will be notified upon hiring

IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal. 

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal. 

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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