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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Manager – Supply Chain Job at Population Services International (PSI) Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Manager – Supply Chain

Jobs at:
Population Services international (PSI) Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
2:00pm (East African Time) on 29th September 2017
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Who we are
We're Population Services international (PSI) Uganda, branch office of the world's leading non- profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing. For more information, please visit
There are over 9,000 “PSI'ers" around the world. it's a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Manager – Supply Chain
Department: Operations and Management
Reports to: Director Operations and Management

Your Contribution
Working in a team consisting of procurement, fleet and logistics and warehouse specialists in PSI Uganda office in Kampala and warehouse in Kawempe, with remote support to PSI field offices in Lira, Mbale, Moarara and Kampala. You will be responsible for the overall SCM operations at PS1. You will:

Strategy: Develop, review and monitor implementation of policies, systems and tools pertaining to SCM to ensure that PSI obtains quality products and services in a timely, value- for-money and cost-effective manner;
Planning and Quality Assurance: Develop and track the SCM Performance Operational Management Plan (POMP) to achieve PSI set goals within the departmental budget allocated
Operations: Coordinate the requisite departments at PSI to ensure that the purchasing of all inputs and production scheduling of PSI Uganda products are aligned to meet the actual demand from the field in a timely manner.
People Management: Monitor and provide regular feedback to the SCM team to aid their professional development, performance and build a culture that has a high sense of urgency, commitment to value-added services and a sense of accountability.
Risk Management: Identify, register and monitor high-risk areas within SCM to mitigate financial, operational and reputational risks.
Academic Qualifications
- You have an Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field; - Advanced Degree or CIPS an added advantage; - Seven (7) years of management experience, with at least 3 years in Supply Chain Management; - Previous experience with a donor funded procurement or non-governmental organization is preferred. Key Competences - Good analytical and planning skills to establish supply requirements.
Job Roles and Person Specifications: Details on the job role and person specifications can be found on our website
Job application procedure
Delivery Guidelines: Please deliver your resume (CV). copies of certificates, references, and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope“, to the PSI Office Reception, addressed to The People and Culture Officer, at Plot 3, Mackenzie Vale, Kololo P. O. Box 27659, Kampala.
The deadline for receipt of applications is 2:00pm (East African Time) on 29th September 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.