Ended Supply Chain Coordinator

The Job

Action Contre la Faim is an International Humanitarian Organization which is private, non-political, non-denomination and non-profit making. Action Contre la Faim vocation is to save lives by combating hunger, disease and those crises threatening the lives of vulnerable men, women and children. Action Contre la Faim currently operates in 46 countries including Yemen globally and conduct programs in nutrition, food security, health, water and sanitation.

JOB TITLE:  Supply Chain Coordinator (Deputy Logistics Head of Department-Supply Chain Management)

Department: Log

Location: Sana’a

Duration: 6 Months

Salary and Benefits: Gross monthly salary:  2303 $ to 2753 $

Medical and Life insurance: Including the employee, spouse, children and parents

Assignment: to secure the implementation of the supply management procedures with accordance to ACF KitlogV3.6 procedures, and guarantee the good respect of ACF charter rules and regulation.The position will be responsible for all the procurement compliance Matrix across the mission related to Donor’s  regulations as well as  to ACF regulations

Will Support head of department in project proposal as well will be working with all program managers and HOD(s) in order to draft the Project procurement plan. As well to Consolidate the Procurement Plans into supply plans in order to initiate the most compliant procurement procedure in order to get best value for money ensuring timely and cost effective delivery

Mission 1: Ensure the smooth running of the supply chain (order, purchase, storage and deliveries);

Responsible for coordinating closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective supply chain planning to support program implementation. Supply chain planning includes; procurement plans, warehousing plans, transport plans, staffing plans, distribution plans and training plans.

  • Take part in Proposal writing as technical expert for Procurement, budgeting. Support and work with all program manager / head of department on Project procurement planning.
  • Supervise the weekly Procurement Requests process;
  • Ensure that all information are correctly filled and treated according to ACF Kit Log standards;
  • Keep the different departments informed of the treatment given to their orders at base and coordination level;
  • Ensure that all documents regarding the supply chain are filed according to Kit Log procedures;
  • Organize the procurement plan and perform regular price checking;
  • Ensure good warehousing conditions of the goods and respect of the guidelines;
  • Supervise the management of the In and Out of the Store (purchases, in kind donation, fuel…);
  • Ensure the respect of the traceability between purchase and storage (IKD Code creation, code follow up between the different documentation of the Supply Chain);
  • Ensure the adequacy between the physical check and the Stock Follow Up and perform regular and ad-hoc check;
  • Coordinate with procurement and warehousing section to ensure an adequate treasury forecast to submit to Finance department;
  • Check and compile the monthly report for the supply part (KPVI, PFU, SFU, IKD and Price List);
  • Analyze the Supply Chain indicators and performance; report it to Logistics Head of Department.
  • Make sure ACF logistical procedures are respected and supervise both clients and suppliers in the application of these procedures
  • Monitoring the Supply Plan and address, any delays in implementation to the Logistics Head of Department.
  • Establishing the Treasury Forecast
  • Negotiation and selection of suppliers
  • Control stock management (storage conditions, reporting, expiry dates) and stock movements link with purchases and deliveries to the field
  • Collecting data on the market and local suppliers

Mission 2: Supervise the Procurement Process;

Responsible and accountable for developing mission procurement strategies. Ensure all mission program procurement needs are met on time in accordance with Supply Chain guidelines and donors’ standards.

  • Organize the procurement planning with the Programs;
  • Anticipate the different markets and procedures to be respected according to ACF KLV3 and donors specifics procedures;
  • Identify all Framework Agreements that needs to be produced at base level to ease purchases and reactivity;
  • Support the Supply Officers on Negotiated Procedure Process when necessary and volume of supplies is consequent;
  • Develop commercial relations with new suppliers and maintain good relation and regular meeting with the current one that ACF is dealing with;
  • Provide advice to the Supply Officers prioritizing the purchases according to the needs and deadlines
  • Anticipate the financial needs through the treasury forecast

Mission 3: Supervise the Storage Management and Inventories Control

Responsible for managing and controlling all inventory and warehouse operations in the mission program and to ensure that there is precise record keeping, and implementing inventory standard operating procedures and control as provided by Supply Chain guidelines manual.

  • Guarantee that the procedures and instructions of stock management are followed;
  • Ensure that security stock and respected at any time;
  • Establish a replenishment level if necessary;
  • Control inventories of the stock (monthly and randomly);
  • Proceed to regular check control of the stock in order to make sure that cleaning, organization, ventilation and temperature control are monitor and respected
  • Advise the Warehouse Officer in terms of Pharmacy Management if necessary
  • Liaise with the Pharmacist to ensure proper follow up on drugs
  • Make sure that all the documentation match together (physical inventory, bin cards, stock cards, Stock report)
  • Monitor regularly the storage conditions
  • Control that temperature follow up is properly done in the pharmacy by use of log tags.

Mission 4: International Supply Management

  • Support the Logistics Head of Department in formulating and updating strategic definition, and an operational frame of Yemen international supplies. This includes, but not limited to continuous updating the mission international Supply strategy and operational Frame standard operating procedures.
  • Monitor International Supply Chain – Routes, Logistic Actors and Importations Processes
  • Contribute to Decentralized stock management strategy of Yemen mission and collaborate with programs in planning the needs forecasts.
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders on imports processes internally and externally, this includes HQ Supply unit (SAE), relevant authorities in the country (MOH, SBoDMA,CA,TA,MOF) and relevant department in the mission for easy import facilitation.

Mission 5: Supervise the Supply Logistics Team, Learning and Development

Responsible and accountable for overseeing all supply chain learning and development initiatives in mission, assessing training needs, and developing training plans for supply chain staff and overall team management and supervision.

  • Establish a work plan;
  • Control the planning of the Supply logistics team at capital level
  • Delegate the activities and check that they are properly executed;
  • In case of absence of a direct team members, take over the activities
  • Organize training sessions, including Link support to the mission.
  • Carry out appraisal interviews
  • Provide technical support to the team if necessary.
  • Taking part in the recruitment of his/her teams
  • Organizing and leading team meetings
  • Working out and monitoring individual action plans for team members
  • Managing planning operations, task sharing and coordination of work
  • Providing for evaluation interviews for team members
  • Providing technical support to the teams
  • Identifying the training needs of team members
  • Devising, organizing and leading training sessions
  • Managing difficulties in the team

Mission 6: Ensure a smooth management of the LINK software on the mission:

  • Be the LINK focal point with HQ (under supervision of the Log HoD)
  • Feed the HQ LINK team with bugs and inconsistencies within the software
  • Ensure adequate training for all news comers/users of the software (programs requester, logistician users)
  • Support the users in guiding them through the material available (LINK video, user guides, PPT file)
  • Support the users when they face unusual situations with the software on how to solve them
  • Manage the LINK data (Delivery locations, local markets, local suppliers, taxes…)

Objective 7: Support the Logistics Head of department

  • Acting as Head of Department when required (Gaps, leaves, etc...);
  • organizing trainings, workshops on different supply themes according to the needs identified by the Logistics HoD;
  • Analyzing the Supply chain data from Link and Stock reports and providing the feedback.

Mission 8: Archiving

The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Make sure all the supply chain documentation, complete Purchase Dossier (PD, PR, SRO, DN) is scanned and archived in soft copy (on the NAS), uploaded on NHF , on Link Supply tool and in hard copy in the archiving room
  • Receive all PD (hard copies) from the bases on monthly basis, and make sure they are well archived
  • Liaise with Logistics Manager or base logisticians/supply officers to send all Purchase Dossiers in hard copies to the capital for archiving.
  • Monitor the scanning of the documentation and the proper archiving on the NAS and in the cupboards on regular basis
  • Make sure hard copies of the Purchase Dossiers are received to the capital on monthly basis

Mission 9: Compliance, Control and Ethics

Responsible for identifying and analyzing compliance risk in supply chain processes, implementing strong procurement controls, identifying procurement red flags, implementing internal and external audit corrective action plans and ensuring all supply chain activities are conducted ethically.

  • Regular snap shot pre-audits.
  • Due diligence compliance to donor rules, ACF procedures and ethical business practices.
  • Adherence to Value for Money principles in all Supply Chain processes.

Qualifications and skills required:


Procurement and / or Supply Chain Management, Law, Commerce, Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, Engineering+2 years of experience in field of Supply Chain Management, preferably with ACF+Other INGOS, UN agencies.

Diploma / Level of studies: University Degree in Management, Finance, IT, Engineering + 2 years of experience in field of Logistics Management

Required skills Management experience - Good organizer - Diplomacy - Rigour (on procedures)- Experience in supervising a team - Team Spirit - Autonomy - Negotiation Skills - Honesty - Communication Skills, Diplomacy and Relational skills - Financial Management skills - Capacity to manage large quantities of products, activities and information - Good/Fluent English Knowledge - Computer knowledge (Word/Excel)

How to Apply

ACF offers equal opportunities, however priority given to qualified female and/or persons with a disability.

Application Process: Send application comprising a detailed CV and Cover Letter in English, clearly mention the position you have applied + the location of the position, to recruitment@ye-actioncontrelafaim.org or in a sealed envelope dropped at ACF office latest by 21-Sep-2020.Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Employer: Action Contre la Faim
  • Category: Logistics
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 14 September 2020
  • Deadline: 21 September 2020