Supply Chain Assistant, Assistante Supply Chain, Buea, International Rescue Committee

Supply Chain Assistant, Assistante Supply Chain, Buea, International Rescue Committee

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Requisition ID: req37553

Job Title: Supply Chain Assistant

Sector: Supply Chain

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Buea-SWR Cameroon

Job Description

Job objectives

The Supply Chain Assistant will work under the supervision of the Supply Chain Officer and should be a key member of the team able to assist in the ongoing development of the team. He/she is responsible for the integrity of the supply chain system.

The supply chain Assistant must be able to respond quickly to program and operational needs, ensuring best practices and adherence to standards and procedures with quality documentation. Specific responsibilities include support for the procurement process, support for the management of the supplier database, support for compliance with procedures and compliance with documents.

Specific tasks:


Supply chain team support

Become familiar with the IRC Supply Chain Handbook and comply with the rules and procedures set out in the IRC Handbook.

Specific activities:

Under the responsibility of the Procurement Officer and the Supply Chain Manager:

Ensure procurement is done in accordance with IRC and specific donor policies.

Attend all Procurement Committee meetings.

Coordination with finance, administrators and program departments to ensure integrated internal controls

Ensure supplier payments are made in a timely manner

Ensure that procedures are followed and that supporting documents are compliant.

Ensure a transparent and responsive procurement process is implemented and maintained.

Routine communication, coordination and planning with relevant requesting staff/programs regarding the ordering and delivery of supplies.

Ensure that all required Supplies, services and equipment are delivered on time.

Establishing and maintaining ethical and professional working relationships with suppliers.

Maintain vendor information for regularly purchased items and be informed of current local market conditions.

Provide appropriate training for purchases to other departments,

Generate and/or maintain a database of pre-qualified suppliers.

Generate and/or maintain a complete price list for goods, services and equipment.



University degree, in logistics, management, or social sciences or any other equivalent qualification or experience;

At least 3 years of experience in a management or similar supervisory position

Strong management skills including developing, evaluating, planning, budget and asset tracking.

Have a knowledge of the computer tool and current software Word, Excel, PowerPoint ….

Proven ability to manage, lead, motivate and train staff

Have excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work in an organized and independent manner.

Have a very high degree of probity and integrity.

Good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills,

Good disposition a and skills for writing reports.

Good knowledge of the South West/North West Region.

Demonstrated ability to work and manage a multi-cultural team

Experience working with an international humanitarian NGO will be an advantage

Presentation of Application File:

An up to date (CV);

Cover Letter/Application

Copy of NIC

Academic Credentials

Relevant Previous Work Attestations.

Applicants can apply online or deposit their application in a closed envelope specifying the position at the IRC office at Bokwango Road, 100m from John Chi Church-Buea, SWR or at our office in Up Station Governor’s Street -Bamenda, NWR.

NB: Deadline for the admissibility of files is the 6th February 2023 at 5pm.

Only the preselected candidates will be contacted. Female Candidates are encouraged to apply

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