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Date Posted: 2020-02-18 07:17:59
Company Name World Vision
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World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.




The position is there to assist in developing Functional Strategy through understanding and capturing the needs of the stakeholders. The Supply Chain Officer works closely under the guidance of the Supply Chain Manager (SCM) to translate the strategy into Annual Business Plans


Supply Chain Planning

Establish and communicate priorities based on customer needs.  Contribute to cross-functional planning activities.  

Engage with Partners / Sub-Grantees in procurement planning process.

Support development of consolidated procurement plan and implementation plan

Develop sources of competitive advantage to ensure that the supply chain management function supports the achievement of the organization's source of competitive advantage.

Participate into the Country planning process guidelines to communicate with the Operations Teams

Strategic Sourcing

Execute the Market Assessment and Supplier Pre-Qualification process as per the set guidelines.

Manage the Request for Quotation/RFP Process including baselines & price survey methodologies as per the approved framework.

Under the guidance of the SCM assist negotiations for the assigned Categories.

Review / prepare Procurement Committee submission documents to ensure their comprehensiveness to allow an informed decision making process.

Analysis and ensure that Partners' / Sub-Grantees' market assessment process, supplier pre-qualification process, RFQ/P and evaluation process, meets WV / Donor requirements, and capture any gaps identified in the capacity development plans / exemption approvals.

Facilitate Purchasing Committee meetings and ensure that proper documentation is maintained.

Participate in Partner`s Procurement committee as an observer (based on the partner agreement) for certain high risk procurements to ensure compliance to right processes and procedures.

Supplier Contract and Relationship Management

Assist the SCM in the draft of the supplier contracts for those categories where the vetted global standard contract format is not applicable, and reviews supplier recommended changes.

Ensure that contractual conditions and performance indicators are understood by the suppliers.

Monitor and complete contract close-out, extension or renewal, as appropriate for the assigned commodities.

Identification & resolve or escalate contract-related issues both internally and externally, and propose improvements to the contracting process.

Participate in the development of supplier Key Performance Indicators based on guidelines / category and monitoring process.

Procurement Execution

Receive incoming Purchase Requisitions (PR) (Pending Buyer Action), verify specifications are clear, conduct sourcing event if required items are not already on contract, update the PR with actual supplier record and release PR for approval.

Follow Procurement Polices and guidelines in Supplier Award decisions under the applicable threshold.

Manage PO Change requests coordinating with Requesters, Budget Owners and Suppliers

Data Management, Analysis and Reporting

Monitor performance of key indicators, conduct root cause analysis of low performing areas and develop plans to improve those indicators

Conduct cost price analysis to formulate negotiation plans.

Analyze industry trends and market competitions to develop business improvement initiatives.

Process, Procedure and Policy

Review regularly the procurement (procure to pay (P2P) or Source to pay (S2P), logistical processes, procedures and policies to ensure their effectiveness and applicability and advise SCM for possible change and /for improvement.

Assist and support Nationa

Work/Educational Requirements


University degree in Business Administration, Procurement or similar degree, or equivalent professional qualification (intermediate CIPS.

At least 3 years’ experience in Procurement or Supply Chain

Demonstrated Supply Chain Management expertise/experience

Ability to read and write in the official language and English

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Job Deadline : Expired

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