Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Manager - Procurement & Logistics
Requisition ID: sfh-04421 Locations: Edo, Enugu, Ekiti, Borno and Gombe
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration of Contract: 60 months
The Procurement and Logistics Manager works closely with the project leadership team to facilitate program deliverables by overseeing procurement and logistics services to ensure required supplies of commodities, facilities and service needs for project activities are mobilised efficiently and in a timely manner. The position ensures effective execution of the sourcing strategy and value chain optimisation.
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
Manage the commodities planning, procurement and supply chain activities, inventory control, logistics and distribution, customs clearance, ensuring effectively functioning processes to avoid costly delays and lost opportunities.
Ensure effective lines of communication to ensure the timely delivery of commodities using the most appropriate procurement procedures.
Be responsible for introducing process improvements in the supply chain and identifying new vendors/suppliers without jeopardising quality and service delivery.
Ensure full compliance with donor procurement rules and regulations and appropriate procurement policies and procedures.
Establish and implement a monitoring system that ensures that the prices paid for commodities are in line with local market prices.
Develop and manage the rosters of suppliers, elaborate supplier selection, and evaluation, quality, and performance measurement mechanisms.
Prepare service delivery contracts, leases, and purchase orders for all acquisition needs.
Manage vendor contracts and maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure completeness of deliverables outlined in the contract.
Must possess a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Sciences, Social Sciences or a related field.
Must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in engineering, sciences, social sciences with training in procurement, logistics and supply chain management.
Professional certification and membership of a reputable procurement and supplies body are highly desirable.
At least 7 years experience in procurement planning and management in private sector/international organizations.
Demonstrated experience of efficiently and efficaciously completing procurement of health-sector goods and commodities.
Skills and Competencies Required:
Knowledge and ability to work on ICT tools for inventory management, logistics and supply chain management.
Knowledge of completing procurement in Nigeria or FCV countries.
Excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English.
Strong credibility and integrity in this domain.
Strong leadership, analytical and organisational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage multiple activities with attention to detail, meeting tight deadlines under pressure.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel spreadsheets, word processing, PowerPoint, and electronic mail).
Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for these positions is based on industry standards and designed to attract, motivate, and incentivize talented individuals.