Supply Chain & Logistics Manager

at Razom
Published January 3, 2024
Location New York, United States of America
Category Procurement  
Job Type Full Time  
Base Salary $ 95,000
Salary Units Year

Description

​​As the Supply Chain and Logistics Manager at Razom Health, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the effective delivery of medical supplies and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. This includes managing logistics, procurement, gifts in kind (GIK), reporting and partner relations.

REPORTS TO

Program Director, Razom Health

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Logistics Coordination: Manage logistics operations, including the coordination of supply shipments from their origin to Ukraine and working closely with the Ukrainian logistics team to ensure seamless transport, receiving, warehousing, and distribution to guarantee prompt and efficient delivery in complex and evolving environments, including frontline areas.
Partner and Supplier Management: Establish, maintain, and strategically manage relationships with suppliers, donors, partners, corporations, hospitals, governmental organizations, logistics and shipping companies, focusing not only on negotiating favorable terms but also on identifying and fostering new partnerships and business development opportunities.
Gifts in Kind (GIK) and Medical Procurement Management: Oversee the acquisition, management and coordination of Razom Health’s GIK donations and medical supply procurements, ensuring effective receipt, tracking, and distribution of these valuable resources.
Reporting and Compliance: Deliver accurate and timely reporting of supply chain activities and data, emphasizing full transparency and robust implementation of best practices against fraud in line with Razom policies and procedures, donor rules, and both international and Ukrainian laws and regulations.
Collaboration and Coordination: Work closely with various Razom departments in the US and Ukraine, including actively collaborating with Razom’s Ukrainian Logistics; Development and Communication; Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL); and Grants teams.
Budget Management: Manage the supply chain budget, optimizing resource allocation and identifying cost-saving opportunities, while also providing technical assistance in the development of future budgets.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategic Planning: This role entails being a consultative figure in shaping and executing strategies that address specific operational complexities.
Risk Management: Identify and mitigate supply chain risks, particularly those related to international and Ukrainian security and political challenges.
Capacity Building and Professional Development: Utilize technical expertise and experience to foster capacity building within Razom's supply chain management operations.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Public Health, or a related field; Master's Degree is highly desirable.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in supply chain management and logistics within healthcare, humanitarian, non-profit or international development sectors; previous experience working in Ukraine, supervisory experience and/or clinical medical experience is highly desirable.
Proven experience in managing complex supply chain and logistics operations, particularly in disaster, crisis or conflict-affected areas; prior experience working with USAID, BHA, OCHA, WHO, ECHO, etc. is highly desirable.
Demonstrated experience in strategic management of supplier/partner relations and budget management within the healthcare and/or humanitarian sectors.
SKILLS & ABILITIES

Fluency in English required; proficiency in Ukrainian is highly desirable.
Excellent communication, negotiation and relationship management skills to effectively engage partners, suppliers, and donors.
In-depth understanding of the international humanitarian aid and disaster response sector, including an awareness of current challenges, trends, and the ability to stay informed on relevant news and developments impacting this field.
Commitment to Razom Health’s mission and values, transparency and do no harm principles; with a strong understanding of compliance and reporting as per donor and organizational policies.
Proficiency in supply chain management software and tools, as well as standard office software, including Microsoft and Google suites.

Please send a resume. In the subject line, please write “Razom Health Supply Chain and Logistics Manager” followed by your full name. Cover Letter is optional.

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