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  • Posted: Mar 29, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 6, 2021
  • It’s estimated there are 328,000 blind people in Kenya, with another 750,000 visually impaired. Cataract is the largest cause of avoidable blindness in the country, making up 43 per cent of all cases of blindness. The Fred Hollows Foundation is working with the Government of Kenya to improve health services. Our focus is on the rural areas where 8...
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    Procurement & Logistics Manager

    About the Position

    The Procurement & Logistics Manager will be responsible and accountable for the delivery of all procurement and logistics related activities in accordance with the organization’s procurement and logistics policies and procedures. He/ She will lead operational country-assessments, including supply chain management, purchasing, facilities, and fleet management. Serving as the procurement specialist and responsible for developing and standardizing operations processes and systems in accordance with country office guidance and directives.

    Specific responsibilities include (not limited to)

    • Liaise with Program staff to ensure any requirements for procurement support are identified approved and procured in a timely, well-documented and cost-efficient manner. Implement an annual planning process to streamline repetitive procurement of goods to increase competitive tendering and internal processes.
    • Establish and update supplier database for both medical and non-medical materials, as necessary arrange for preferred supplier agreements for types of supplies as well as services that will be demanded on a regular basis.
    • Responsible for all logistics, procurement, and distribution of medical and non-medical supplies for the needs of the programs and operations of FHF Kenya.
    • Provide professional advice in relation to drugs and medical supplies.
    • Keep abreast and ensure FHF Kenya team is updated of changes in regulatory policy changes as related to pharmaceuticals and medical supplies.
    • Ensure transport needs are met on time and efficiently managed with sound transport need scheduling so that operational and programmatic activities run smoothly.
    • Participate in budget preparation and monitoring of budgetary allocation of procurement items to ensure compliance.
    • Proactively identify and manage risk in own area ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation, industry codes, FHF policies and procedures including timely completion of compliance training where required.
    • Organize Procurement trainings for both program and operations staff on a regular basis.

    About You! To be successful in this role, we are seeking someone with the following experience and skills.

    • Demonstrate practical experience in procurement and logistics management including pharmaceutical supplies within the field of supply chain management and medical distribution support within a public health context.
    • Master’s degree in Procurement, Supplies or Logistics.
    • Have at least 7 years of relevant experience in non-governmental sector at managerial or coordination level.
    • Proven record of experience in the management of strategic procurement and logistics at a management level.
    • Excellent knowledge of the local regulatory environment, including knowledge of customs clearance and importing processes.
    • Experience in pharmaceutical and general supply chain management.

    Something extra to get our attention!

    • Basic knowledge of ophthalmic equipment
    • Ability to understand budgets and clearly delineate high value and volume procurement

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Fred Hollows Foundation on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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