Procurement and Logistics Manager, Ukraine
12 month Fixed Term Contract
The total starting salary package for this position is £46,860 GBP per annum (approx. $58,514 USD) per annum (including basic salary, and allowances)
About the Ukraine Programme:
Since the Russian invasion of 24th February 2022, Ukraine has been subjected to heavy artillery bombardment, missile and air strikes, as well as the use of landmines and cluster munitions. The scale of the conflict and the use of high impact and indiscriminate weapons requires an urgent and extensive response. MAG responded to the crisis in 2022 and is now in a dynamic scale up phase having secured funding for 2023/24 and is conducting explosive ordnance risk education and recruiting multiple demining teams. The programme has representation in Kyiv and Kropyvnytski.
About the role:
The Procurement and Logistics Manager will be responsible for procurement, asset management, fleet management, inventory management, premises and facilities and IT within the MAG Ukraine programme. The post holder will develop the procurement strategy, and manage the end to end procurement process, as well as implement a logistics operational platform during the scale up of operations. They will also be responsible for developing and setting up the required policies, procedures and systems to ensure the long-term success of the function. The successful candidate will also lead on the set up of the Procurement and Logistics team, recruiting, training and managing all locally recruited logistics staff in the programme. They will also be required to provide strategic support to the Programme SMT in all areas of project implementation pertinent to Procurement, Logistics and IT.
You will have experience of coordinating all aspects of a robust supply chain and will have proven record of implementing and managing logistical controls to support the operational requirements of a project or programme. You will also have experience of working on procurement and invoicing processes. You will be able to manage and capacity build a team of locally recruited staff and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of ethical purchasing guidelines and INGO standards. You must have the ability to develop and maintain clear record keeping systems, to monitor supply chain and asset management and excellent organisational skills, with the ability to coordinate, plan and prioritise activities. Excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills, effective negotiation skills and the ability to communicate with clarity and credibility on paper and face-to-face are essential.
You must be innovative, determined, flexible and proactive with a problem solving approach where systems can be improved. You will be committed to the highest quality standards, with the ability to handle and prioritize a heavy workload. Attention to detail, specifically with regards to paperwork / equipment is essential. You must be able to meet deadlines, to work calmly under pressure and to integrate into a varied team, while establishing effective working relationships at all levels internally and externally. Finally, the successful candidate will have an interest in and commitment to MAG’s humanitarian and capacity building mandate and the ability to represent and promote MAG.
MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:
- Salary: The starting salary package for this position is £46,860 GBP per annum including all allowances and this increases with service.
- Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
- Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You'll have a minimum of six weeks out of the programme per year
- Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year
- Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG's comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.
Please see the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details on these benefits.
Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.
MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.
How to Apply
HOW TO APPLY
For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the candidate information pack, below:
MAG – Procurement & Logistics Manager Ukraine - Candidate Information Pack
Please return the Application form to email@example.com by the closing date of 8th June 2023. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.