Emptiness for Provide Chain Supervisor at Catholic Reduction Companies

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Catholic Reduction Companies (CRS) is a global non-governmental group supporting reduction and improvement work in over 99 international locations around the globe. CRS packages help individuals on the premise of want, no matter creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works by way of native church and nonchurch companions to implement its packages, subsequently, strengthening and constructing the capability of those companion organizations is key to packages in each nation by which CRS operates. CRS has labored in Nigeria for greater than 25 years.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:


Job Title: Provide Chain Supervisor – Nigerian Nationals Solely
Job Ref: 200000MC
Location: Adamawa

Job Abstract

  • The Stabilization and Reconciliation within the Lake Chad Area (STaR) venture, funded by the BMZ/KfW, is a 32-month (Part 1) venture that seeks to assist the restoration and strengthen the resilience of weak populations affected by the protracted disaster within the Lake Chad Basin.
  • By a multi-sectoral method, the STaR Challenge will make communities and people safer and extra cohesive, to equitably enhance their livelihoods, to be extra resilient within the face of ongoing shocks and stressors, to make use of non-violent and inclusive means to resolve variations, and to really feel hope and optimism for the long run.

The venture consists of 4 key outputs with implementation various throughout the three STaR focus international locations of Nigeria, Chad, and Niger:

  • Output A: Productive and social infrastructure. Communities have entry to rehabilitated/improved productive and social infrastructure (Nigeria, Niger).
  • Output B: Financial revitalization. Communities can entry extra livelihood alternatives to generate incomes (Nigeria, Niger, Chad).
  • Output C: Strengthening social cohesion by way of participatory group planning of fundamental infrastructure, catastrophe danger discount, and battle mitigation. Communities can improve social cohesion and catastrophe danger discount methods amongst their members (Nigeria, Niger, Chad).
  • Output D: Native governance capability constructing. Native authorities and group authorities can plan in a conflict-sensitive method reduction and rehabilitation efforts (Nigeria).
  • You’ll plan, handle, and supply technical and operational oversight of all provide chain actions in Nigeria – together with procurement, logistics, transportation, and warehousing – to make sure the efficient and environment friendly supply of products to the poor and weak.
  • Your data and expertise will mean you can anticipate and handle provide chain wants and challenges, and introduce enchancment options, as you apply the ideas of stewardship, integrity, transparency, and accountability.

Roles and Key Obligations

  • The first focus of the STaR Challenge is the supply of quite a few personal sector-led and “Money for Work” community-led infrastructure development works similar to faculties, well being facilities, roadworks, and waterworks. You’ll collaborate with direct experiences, and programming results in strengthening the pipeline and provide chain administration plan. You’ll handle the willpower of procurement and logistics service necessities, desired specs and supply schedules, and the way sourcing methods are outlined, guaranteeing correct coordination and communication.
  • Absolute mastery of KfW’s Procurement Tips and the procurement-related parts of the STaR Challenge’s contract documentation with KfW (i.e., the Separate Settlement and Financing Settlement).
  • Evaluate and validate procurement and technical specs for all personal sector-led contracts and all Money for Work community-led materials and tools to be procured with KfW sources, paying explicit consideration to nationwide legal guidelines and laws, pointers, business requirements, competitiveness, transparency, and worth for cash.
  • Handle logistical infrastructure, storage services, and transportation sources. Oversee the appliance of methods and procedures for stock and commodity transportation, warehousing, and distribution, in addition to for car administration to make sure correct dealing with and safeguarding of belongings. Guarantee implementation of all associated security and safety protocols.
  • Oversee stock management and the administration of complete items monitoring and record-keeping methods all through the entire provide chain cycle, from time of request till time of supply. Guarantee well timed preparation and submission of varied experiences.
  • Create and keep the right circumstances for studying. Set up a secure setting for the sharing of concepts, options, and difficulties and the capability to detect, analyze, and reply rapidly to small deficiencies. Present capability strengthening steerage, which incorporates cross-departmental studying.
  • Guarantee accountability and transparency of all provide chain operations in compliance with CRS and donor laws, and worldwide and native requirements and necessities.
  • Successfully handle expertise and supervise. Handle crew dynamics and employees well-being. Present teaching, strategically tailor particular person improvement plans, and full efficiency administration for direct experiences. Monitor and assess efficiency to make sure ample capability for profitable assist of high-quality programming.
  • Lead the design and implementation of a strategic sourcing and procurement course of. This course of will determine, assess, choose, and contract suppliers to ship the utmost worth for cash to the group. In shut coordination with the procurement crew, oversee relationships with key suppliers, and assess provider efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s Diploma in Provide Chain or different related diploma is required.
  • Minimal of 5 years of labor expertise in provide chain/logistics/procurement administration with progressive tasks, ideally with reduction provide chain administration.
  • Workers administration expertise and talents which are conducive to a studying setting.
  • Proficient in MS Workplace package deal (Excel, Phrase, PowerPoint, Visio) and data administration methods. Expertise with ERP methods is a plus.
  • Journey – Should be prepared and in a position to journey as much as 15%.
  • Data of and expertise with varied public donors’ laws. Understanding of KfW procurement pointers is taken into account a really robust qualification. Familiarity with Usually Accepted Commodity Accountability Rules (GACAP).
  • Data of nationwide and worldwide import/export laws and normal customs laws.

Data, Expertise, and Talents
Most popular :

  • Grasp’s Diploma in Provide Chain, different related Grasp’s strongly, or equal expertise strongly most well-liked. Skilled certification(s) within the provide chain sector a plus.

Company-wide Competencies (for all CRS Workers):
These are rooted within the mission, values, and guiding ideas of CRS and utilized by every employees member to meet their tasks and obtain the specified outcomes:

  • Integrity
  • Steady Enchancment & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Accountability & Stewardship
  • Supervisory Obligations: None
  • Develops Expertise
  • Strategic Mindset

Key Working Relationships:

  • Inner: Straight supervised by the CoP STaR Challenge and with technical supervision from Head of Provide Chain Administration; Procurement Supervisor/Borno.

Exterior: KfW (on the discretion and approval of the CoP):

  • ***Our Catholic identification is on the coronary heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Reduction Companies carries out the dedication of the Bishops of the USA to help the poor and weak abroad. We welcome as part of our employees folks of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our dedication to serving these in want. CRS’s processes and insurance policies replicate our dedication to defending kids and weak adults from abuse and exploitation.
  • Disclaimer: This job description shouldn’t be an exhaustive record of the talent, effort, duties, and tasks of the place.
  • CRS’ expertise acquisition procedures replicate our dedication to defending kids and weak adults from abuse and exploitation.
  • CRS is an Equal Alternative Employer



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