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MSF Switzerland Procurement Supervisor Job Vacancy

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland

Dagahaley, Daadab Refugee Camp Kenya Programme

Procurement Supervisor

MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need.

At present, MSFCH operates in three programmes locations in Kenya, Somalia and Sudan:

Location: Dagahaley, Dadaab Refugee Camp

Start date:
 January, 2010

Type of contract:
 6 months (renewable)

Main Tasks:

  • Follow-up purchase requests (local order sheets) from line/technical manager
  • Negotiate for products that offer good value for money for all purchase orders
  • Secure stable resources and maintain link with those suppliers in order to ensure a good stable supply
  • On line/technical manager’s advise, launch invitations to tender in accordance with MSF procedures
  • Deliver good to the Warehouse Manager or store keeper, after checking the quality and quantity thus formalizing delivery of good to the warehouse.
  • Follow up all project orders and give regular feed back on to both requester and supplier.
  • Supervise store keeper and manage project stock
  • Registered with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management.
  • At least 2 years experience in a supply chain environment and MSF logistic experience is an advantage
  • Computer literate with practical use of MSF Logistics 7.0
  • Fluent in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong initiative, able to handle complex assignments with proactive attitude.
  • Team player with strong analytical skills, attention to details (precise)
  • Flexible and able to work in a demanding and challenging work environment.
  • Humanitarian spirit.
Personal qualities:
  • Organized, methodical and accurate
  • Able to work to strict deadlines and under pressure.
  • Good team player.
  • Motivated with a demonstrated ability to adapt to new working methods.
  • Ability to live and work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
Send your CV, motivation letter, copies of relevant documents, mentioning on the envelope "Procurement Supervisor" to:

The Human Resource Department
Medecins Sans Frontieres - Switzerland
P. O. Box 25091 - 00603

Deadline: Friday, 24th December, 2010.

Only short-listed candidate will be contacted.

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