- Organization: MSF
- Location: Sudan
- Type: Full Time
- Job Title: Intersectional Procurement Manager
- Close on: N/A
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, is an international medical humanitarian organization that provides emergency medical assistance to people affected by conflicts, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare.
MSF was founded in 1971 by a group of French doctors and journalists in response to the war and famine in Biafra, Nigeria. Today, MSF provides medical assistance in more than 70 countries around the world.
The organization is guided by the principles of medical ethics, impartiality, neutrality, and independence. MSF provides medical care based on the needs of the population, regardless of their race, religion, or political affiliation.
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MSF operates independently of any political, religious, or economic interests and relies on donations from individuals, foundations, and governments to fund its activities. The organization has won numerous awards for its humanitarian work, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999.
About NGO Jobs in South Sudan-Intersectional Procurement Manager
To meet the demands of all OCs operating in the nation, the Intersectional Procurement Manager develops and implements the procurement strategy. In accordance with MSF rules, standards, and procedures, the goals of this role are to achieve cost savings, shorten lead times, boost availability, and increase transparency.
The MSF Strategic Procurement Program team of MSF International includes the Intersectional Procurement Manager. He or she reports functionally to the Intersectional Procurement Advisor and is answerable to the Supply Responsible of the country’s sections (OCA, OCB, OCBA, OCG, OCP).
- Create a mapping of spend to identify procurement priorities based on the data (historical spend, budget, and projection) provided by the OCs’ procurement focal points (Logistic, Supply Coordinators, SCTL, and/or procurement MGR) (key supplier& categories).
- Define the intersectional procurement strategy, including the categories to be handled at the intersectional level, and its implementation roadmap in coordination with the OCs’ procurement focal points.
- Maintain effective communication with the OC’s procurement focus points on all matters connected to procurement:
- Make sure the OCs are in agreement with the procurement strategy and goals.
- Encourage the holding of frequent intersectional procurement meetings
- Include the OC’s procurement focal point in the intersectional-level procurement procedures
- Communicate difficulties, opportunities, or any significant updates regarding intersectional procurement activities in a timely manner.