Supply Chain & Logistics Officer

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Major Responsibilities:

Conduct market assessments to identify potential suppliers, and negotiate favorable terms and conditions for the procurement of goods and services.

Identifying potential suppliers: This includes conducting research on the market to identify potential suppliers who can meet your needs. This may involve looking at supplier reviews, attending trade shows, and using industry databases.

Assessing suppliers: Once you’ve identified potential suppliers, you’ll need to assess their capabilities, including their quality control processes, production capacity, and delivery timelines.

Coordinate with local and international suppliers, and manage the procurement process from order placement to delivery, ensuring that all products meet the required quality standards and are delivered on time.

Ensure compliance with customs regulations and requirements, and manage the documentation for the import and export of goods across the border.

Maintain customer satisfaction, as well as improve its operational efficiency

Avoid costly delays and penalties. This would help the organization maintain a good reputation and relationships with its suppliers, customers, and government regulators.

Overall, effective procurement and supply chain management can help the organization achieve its strategic goals and maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Manage the inventory of relief items and supplies, ensuring that sufficient stock levels are maintained to support the relief efforts by providing the required reports

Provide regular updates and reports on procurement and logistics activities to the project manager and other stakeholders.

Ensure that they have the necessary supplies to support the relief efforts. Regular updates and reports on procurement and logistics activities help the project manager and other stakeholders stay informed about the progress of the relief effort, including any challenges or opportunities for improvement. Ultimately, this helps the relief organization better meet the needs of those affected by the disaster or crisis they are responding to, and ensures that the relief efforts are efficient, effective, and sustainable

oversee the transportation of relief items from suppliers warehouses to the distribution points in Turkey, ensuring that all logistics are coordinated and that the delivery is completed on time.

ensure that the delivery process runs smoothly, reducing the risk of delays or other issues that could impact the relief effort. By completing the delivery on time, the organization can ensure that relief supplies reach those who need them as quickly as possible, which can be critical in emergency situations.

In addition to ensuring the timely delivery of relief supplies, overseeing transportation can also help the organization to optimize their use of resources, including personnel and vehicles. By coordinating the logistics, the organization can reduce waste and avoid unnecessary costs, which can help to stretch resources further and support a more sustainable relief effort.

Coordinate with local partners and stakeholders to ensure effective communication and collaboration, and manage relationships with all relevant parties.

Improved communication, collaboration, and relationships with all relevant parties involved in the relief effort. Effective communication and collaboration are essential in any relief effort, and by working closely with local partners and stakeholders, this position can help to ensure that everyone involved is working towards the same goals and that the effort is well-coordinated.

Managing relationships with all relevant parties is also critical to the success of the relief effort. This can include government agencies, other relief organizations, local communities, and individual beneficiaries. By building and maintaining positive relationships with these parties, the position can help to ensure that the relief effort is well-received and that all parties involved are able to work together effectively.

Other Duties assigned by the supervisor

Required Professional Experience

Minimum of 3 years of experience in procurement and logistics operations, preferably in a humanitarian or emergency relief context.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, supply chain management, logistics, or a related field.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of procurement processes, logistics operations, and customs regulations.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, and ability to build strong relationships with suppliers, stakeholders, and team members.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Fluent in Turkish and English, knowledge of Arabic is a plus.
  • Experience in agricultural materials procurement is an advantage.

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