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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:

Job Profile To effectively manage the Supply Chain function of Colombo National Office in line with World Vision’s procedures in order to support timely implementation of World Vision Programmes/ Projects that will have the greatest impact on process improvement, simplification, standardization and cost containment thus ensuring the achievement of the Child Well Being Outcomes.

Major Responsibilities • Develop Functional Strategy aligning to Supply Chain Management (SCM) Strategy in coordination with other Departmental of National Office (NO). • Review and finalize Annual Business Plans. • Represent the SCM function on NO Strategic Planning & Annual Business Planning process. • Prepare Procurement planning guidelines align with Global Guidelines and Planning Calendar and socialize them with all Stakeholders. • Determine the requirement for the Category at NO level, Market and Incumbent Supplier based on the Spend Analysis and Annual Procurement Plans. • Ensure that Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are embedded for all Strategically Sourced contracts and managed. • Follow Procurement Polices and guidelines in Supplier Award decisions under the applicable threshold and ensure periodic review mechanism is place of the Buyers' supplier award decisions. • Develop, track, and evaluate procurement metrics including areas of spend analytics, procure-to-pay process, operational efficiencies, and supplier performance to drive procurement strategy development and implementation. • Understand, interpret and analyze the global policies, processes and guidelines for better adoption at NO level and manage Exception Approval process. • Maintain procedures and putting them into operation. • Assess criticality of the Risks identified related to SCM & Procurement and plot them in the Risk Pyramid. • Monitor adherence to control measures and compliance with WV supply chain policies and guidelines. • Lead monthly appropriate review meeting to address open procurement issues/performance and provide solution. • Coordinate, participate in, and/or train staff from Supply Chain and other World Vision International (WVI) Departments on WVI Procurement Policies, Processes, and Systems.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or any related field. • Full professional qualification in Accounting, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management from a reputed professional body. • 5 - 8 years of experience in Supply Chain (SC) and contract management. • At least 3 years of experience in managing staff. • Familiar with modern purchasing methods & procedures, category profiling, supply market assessments, supplier relationship management, price analysis. • Strong contract negotiation skills and experience working with legal for complex contracting processes. • English, Sinhala and knowledge of Tamil will be an added advantage.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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