Procurement Coordinator

 The Opportunity

We are looking for a Procurement Coordinator to join our busy team, based in central London on a fixed term contract until the end of 2016; with the possibility of an extension. This is a great opportunity for an individual with strong experience of the end to end management of procurement orders to gain invaluable experience in a dynamic and fast paced international NGO.  

In this role you will source and purchase goods for our international programming activity within a complex portfolio of countries.  You’ll also support market research and analysis, the running of tenders and setting up global framework agreements for key items to ensure value for money is achieved.   

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate experience of managing a procurement order from start to finish, ideally in an international context.  You’ll also have a collaborative approach and the ability to manage a busy workload whilst ensuring supplier delivery performance.  

It would also be beneficial, though is not essential, if you have field level experience in procurement and logistics with an NGO.

On a personal level you'll have strong interpersonal and communication skills, cultural awareness and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

The role offers a competitive package in the context of the sector.  


The organisation

We employ approximately 17,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 60 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection.  We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise children’s rights and ensure their voices are heard. 

 

We are working towards 3 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

Application information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs


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