Supply Chain Officer At Save the Children

Supply Chain Officer National Contract (Only South Sudanese to apply for this position): (1Post_Kapoeta)

The Procurement Officer is accountable for the timely and efficient procurement of goods and supplies in accordance with timescales set and agreed with programme staff and SCI systems, polices, and procedures. She/he will be responsible for undertaking the responsibilities of operational procurement and supply chain, manage preparation of Procurement process in all steps and stages, especially when it comes to purchase orders and contracts. Advise on best sources of supply in coordination with the Program and Finance. Verify purchase requests ensuring all required information is provided. Process Purchase Requests using pre-established FWAs and Pre-Qualified Supplier (PQS) lists and carry out comparative bid analysis, Procurement committees and PO processes. She/he will ensure that items procured match programmatic requests and are of good quality and value for money.


  • University degree in purchasing and logistics and supplies management or other relevant field of study
  • At least 4 years of experience working in supplies and service procurement, logistics co-ordination and Administrative support functions on NGOs.
  • Good interpersonal skills,
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of computer word processing, access and excel
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
  • Knowledge of key institutional donors and their compliance requirements in respect of logistics and procurement
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours in the event of major emergencies including travelling at short notice and for extended periods of time
  • A high level of computer literacy (word, excel, PPT etc.)

Contract Duration: 4 Months

Location: South Sudan, Kapoeta Field Office

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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