Supply Chain Manager

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Tehran

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description

  • Defining, coordinating, and monitoring the supply chain activities in the project according to MSF protocols, standards, and procedures to ensure the projects' optimal running.
  • In collaboration with the Head of Mission, Logistics Coordinator, or deputy Supply coordinator, planning, establishing, and reviewing the supply activities in the project including its budget, to identify and optimize the response to the needs of the mission and the targeted population.
  • Monitoring and ensuring the efficient and smooth running of the following supply activities in the project: order processing, local purchase management, physical (warehousing) and administrative (management of movements) stock management, freight management, supply administration, and implementation of standard supply tools (Uni-field, MSR, report, etc.).
  • Ensuring the availability of relevant management data to the owners of the stock, project, and capital coordination (expired drugs, risk of shortages, stock reports, lead time, pipeline, etc.).
  • Managing the supply team in the project, and collaboration with the PC, Supply Chain Co or LogCo, and the HRCo, participating in the planning and implementation of HR-associated processes (recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, detection of potential, development, and communication) of the staff under his / her re-possibility to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required to correctly perform all supply activities.
  • Participating in monthly reporting according to guidelines.


  • Manage supply chain activities at the mission level.
  • Support, do the coaching, and provide training to the supply chain team in all projects.
  • Prepare and update every 6-month supplier and price list.
  • Monitor inventory process in projects including the coordination transit store.
  • Make sure that all supply tools are used properly.
  • Support logistics coordinator in budget preparation (POA process).
  • Provide necessary information to all stakeholders about the procurement of the orders.


  • Essential degree and specialization in Logistics/Supply Chain is an asset.
  • At least 2 years of managerial experience in the supply chain.
  • Mission language essential; local language desirable.
  • Computer literacy.


  • People Management and Development L2;
  • Commitment to MSF Principles L2;
  • Behavioral Flexibility L3;
  • Results and Quality Orientation L3;
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L3;

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2024;

Employment Type

  • Full Time



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