Logistics and Procurement Officer (Marawi Response Project)

Iligan City, Philippines
Apply by 20 October 2018
Full-time staff position
Posted on 1 October 2018

Job Description

The Opportunity

The USAID funded Marawi Response Project will utilize a needs-based approach to contribute to USAID’s goal of supporting the integration or return of internally-displaced people (IDPs) from; the Marawi Crisis. The program’s objectives will be to (1) provide locally-driven and community-centered approaches that improve the economic and social conditions of IDPs from Marawi and its environs and establish the conditions for communities to successfully undertake longer-term planning of their communities; and (2) strengthen community cohesion through developing or strengthening community institutions or structures capable of effective, participatory leadership and governance and increasing the capacity of communities, civil society and local governance actors to develop constructive relationships that decrease the risk of further conflict.

The Role

The Logistics and Procurement Officer leads in providing timely logistics and procurement support to the Marawi Response Project particularly in the analysis, monitoring, and executing procurement transactions, system operation, and logistics support. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Facilitate Procurement Planning with the project teams
  • Coordinate logistical and procurement activities
  • Lead in bidding processes
  • Ensures proper documentation of processes
  • Facilitate orientation of staff and partners on the procurement policies and processes of USAID and Plan International
  • Provide leadership for the logistics and procurement team

The Person

  • University graduate in business administration. Courses in economics, purchasing, marketing, accounting, retailing, and data processing highly desirable
  • Has at least 5 years solid exposure in the areas of Logistics, asset management, procurement, transportation services; systematic filing
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Has good communication and negotiation skills.
  • Has relevant training and/or experience in the use of computer systems and applications and procurement processes.
  • Experience providing logistics and administrative support for USAID programs preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with partners, donors and other relevant stakeholders and personnel associated with this program;
  • Highly detail-oriented, organized, and able to handle multiple projects at once
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the Philippines.
  • Local applicants preferred.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact short-listed candidates for further screening. Due to the urgency of the position, we will contact qualified applicants for an immediate interview and may offer the job to the qualified candidate before the recruitment period ends.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Child Protection Policy. As an international child-centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

Plan policies and procedures always ensure the welfare of children comes first.

Please email your CV in English to recruitment@planusa.org.

About the Organization

Plan International is a global organization that works side by side with communities in 50 developing countries to end the cycle of poverty for children and their families. Plan works at the community level to develop customized solutions and ensure long-term sustainability. Our solutions are designed up-front to be owned by communities and range from clean water and healthcare programs to education projects, economic empowerment, child protection initiatives and youth civic engagement. Across program areas, Plan’s activities are guided by a Child-Centered Community Development (CCCD) approach, which is rights-based, holistic, gender-sensitive, and inclusive.