Global Supply Chain Functional Coordinator

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Global Supply Chain Functional Coordinator
Location: Arlington, VA
Department:Supply Chain Solutions
Job Level:Mid-Level
Employment Type:Full time
Regular/Temporary:Regular
Description
Chemonics seeks a global supply chain functional coordinator to support the USAID Global Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. GHSC-PSM is a five-year, multi-billion dollar project funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that consolidates the procurement and assistance components of the USAID DELIVER and USAID Supply Chain Management Systems (SCMS) programs. The project is the primary vehicle through which USAID procures and provides health commodities to partner countries and assistance to improve countries? management of health supply chains. To support global health initiatives in HIV/AIDS, malaria, maternal and child health, and reproductive health, the project has three primary objectives: global commodity procurement and logistics, systems strengthening to support in-country supply chain management, and collaboration via strategic engagement to improve long-term global supply of health commodities. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
The global supply chain (GSC) functional coordinator will work as part of GHSC-PSM?s global supply chain team, providing critical relationship management support across customers and suppliers. The GSC functional coordinator ensures the global supply chain team meets the need of USAID task order teams including providing support to the global supply chain?s commodity councils while maintaining a strong, dynamic connection between the subcontractor functions of the global supply chain team. The coordinator will work cross functionally across the planning, sourcing, client relations, contracts, fulfillment, supplier management, deliver/return, and quality assurance. The GSC functional coordinator will also serve as a liaison to facilitate internal coordination with other departments on the project including local country programs.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions)
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
+ Customer Relationship Management Support
+ Coordinate monthly Task Order-specific GSC meetings.
+ Coordinate Task Order-specific Technical Working Group meetings.
+ Supplier Relationship Management Support
+ Track supplier contract development; prepare updates for USAID.
+ Coordinate supplier meetings.
+ Coordinate field visits to supplier operations.
+ Commodity Council Support
+ Coordinate monthly Commodity Council meetings.
+ GSC Team Support
+ Manage internal coordination with local country programs and external coordination with the USAID Task Order teams and specialized customer teams, including the lab strategy team, including preparing agendas and meeting minutes and ensuring follow-up on action items for internal and external meetings.
+ Coordinate weekly, bi-weekly and monthly meetings with country programs managing directors and country portfolio teams to provide updates on requisition and purchase orders, delivery status and address any country-specific issues and concerns.
+ Organize and support ongoing requisition and purchase order review meetings with USAID task order and lab strategy teams.
+ Provide filing support to the source team, including auditing for adherence to record retention protocols.
+ Assist with coordination of GSC team travel, including international travel authorizations.
+ Maintain integrated calendar of GSC team meetings.
+ Support lead global supply chain coordinator and GSC team with production of presentations, reports and deliverables.
+ Provide day-to-day support to project teams, including communicating and assisting with field-office requests and overseeing field team?s adherence to contract requirements and government regulations.
+ Expand knowledge of global supply chains and apply understanding to problem-solving and strategy decisions.
+ Foster and demonstrate a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.
+ Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements below represent the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
+ Minimum 6 years of administrative and/or relevant work experience in procurement or global supply chain if holding a MS/MA/MB.
+ Minimum 8 years of administrative and/or relevant work experience in procurement or global supply chain if holding a BS/BA.
+ Willingness and desire to experience growth potential within an environment that supports
+ Knowledge of company?s main client and its operations preferred.
+ Understanding of USAID policies, procedures and regulations or willingness and desire to learn.
+ Strong oral, written, and verbal communication skills, including experience interacting with senior staff on executive communications. Solid knowledge of editorial styles and effective communication strongly desired.
+ Able to model maturity, dependability, integrity, initiative and discretion.
+ Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and in a team. Able to facilitate effective meetings.
+ Robust organizational and work prioritization skills.
+ Strong knowledge of MS Office applications; knowledge of SharePoint a plus.
+ Strong quantitative, numeric, analytical, and decision-making skills.
+ Demonstrated integrity, independent thinking, judgment, and respect for others.
+ Ability to assist with solving complex technical, managerial, or operational problems and evaluate options based on relevant information, resources, well-rounded experience, and knowledge.
+ Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.
+ Willingness to work overseas for up to 4 to 8 weeks per year along with experience living or working in developing countries preferred but not required for this opening.
+ Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
Application Instructions
Apply through our Career Center at https://www1.apply2jobs.com/Chemonics/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.SearchJobs
No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.
Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. 8b1b7141f5c1414b8b2ce5ca8f21f33f

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