Supply Chain Manager at IntraHealth International 21 views0 applications

IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. dedicated to working with developing countries to improve their public health capabilities


The Supply Chain Manager will provide high level technical assistance to improve the procurement functions for the upcoming Kenya HSDSA project and ensure that there is efficient and effective delivery of goods, services and work within the confines of USAID’s regulations.

Essential Functions:

  • Working with clients to profile quantifications as required by various programs.
  • Develop and support the implementation of sound procurement policies that ensure acquisition of goods and services is done while adhering to the Public Procurement  Disposal Act and Regulations, including Procurement planning, budgeting, maintenance of procurement records, establishment of  appropriate procurement structures/systems and reporting to the Public & Procurement Oversight Authority.
  • Develop systems that will support forecasting and planning for the agency’s needs and requirements by keeping abreast of market and product trends and development.
  • Design and implement responsive systems/processes that will ensure timely, efficient and effective procurement of goods and services in liaison with the procurement manager.
  • Provide mechanisms that will ensure that there are proper linkages with supplies, accounting and other stores procedures to ensure that the organization properly maintains stocks based on demand.
  • Ensure maintenance of updated suppliers list.
  • Support the development for systems and mechanisms that prepare requests for quotations or tenders to pre-qualified suppliers or the public.
  • Establish, in co-ordination with the relevant department and end-users, quality specifications of goods and services required by the agency.
  • Provide a monitoring system that supports the better planning for procurement according to demand.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned to you by the executive management of the project.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Masters degree in business or related field
  • Professional qualification in Purchasing and Supplies
  • 10 years experience 3 of which must have been in a management position
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High integrity
  • Familiarity with public procurement guidelines and procedures
  • Team player and strong leadership and management skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

More Information

  • Job City Nairobi
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IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. dedicated to working with developing countries to improve their public health capabilities. Originally established as a program of the medical school of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1979, IntraHealth became an independent non-governmental organization in 2003. The organization has worked in more than 50 countries, and is currently active in 28. IntraHealth focuses on: Developing sustainable human resources for health Strengthening and supporting primary health care providers Preventing and treating HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria Improving maternal, neonatal and children’s health Increasing access to family planning

IntraHealth is working to increase community health services in Rwanda, with a $34 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development

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