The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people affected by humanitarian crises to survive, recover and gain control of their lives. Founded at the call of physicist, humanitarian—and refugee—Albert Einstein in 1933, the IRC is now at work in over 50 crisis-affected countries, over 40 US cities, as well as communities throughout Europe and the Americas. We deliver lasting impact by providing health care, helping children learn, and empowering individuals and communities to become self-reliant, always seeking to address the inequalities facing women and girls. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
IRC Supply Chain entails all the systems and support functions necessary to implement programs effectively, inclusive of procurement, logistics, inventory management, property and asset management as well as vehicle and fleet management. Global Supply Chain (GSC) provides Supply Chain (SC) support to all IRC offices worldwide. GSC experts ensure that SC activities are conducted in the best interest of the IRC and in compliance with applicable policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and donor requirements. The Supply Chain Manager- RAI US is a key member of the organization’s GSC team.
The Supply Chain Manager (SCM) is a key position to the success and delivery of quality programs, The SCM is responsible to support the Operations Management Roles in RAI-US Offices in the planning, execution, and monitoring of supply chain activities according to program priorities in compliance with IRC Global Supply Chain policies and procedures and donor rules and regulations. The SCM also provides support to the overall response of the Afghan Evacuees Operations and will be managing highly demanding logistics functions in all the IRC locations across US.
- Work closely with the offices’ Operations Management Roles to train staff to ensure that appropriate Supply Chain planning processes are in place.
- Support the management team, Supply Chain staff, and focal points in setting sourcing strategies for each of the offices and will ensure that RAI US has a regional appropriate sourcing strategy including leveraging the most appropriate procurement methods and consolidating procurement.
- Ensure there is proper tracking of procurement trends and transactions. Track and manage contracts including renewal, management of terms and conditions and supplier relations to ensure business continuity and maximum value for IRC.
- Responsible for supporting the SC teams in managing and controlling all inventory (CIK), warehouse operations, and asset control in RAI US offices ensuring that standard operating procedures and controls are implemented.
- Closely monitor SC critical metrics including spend analytics, operational efficiencies and support the teams in setting and implementing improvement plans.
- Communicate with relevant collaborators any changes and customization needed to fit RAI operational needs.
- Coordinate with GSC and other collaborators for review and approval of any adjustments to GSC policies and procedures.
- Responsible for leading all aspects and coordinating all IRC US offices fleet and transportation activities, ensuring that all IRC fleet operations are conducted in adherence to IRC vehicles policies and procedures including vehicles procurement, vehicles movement, and maintenance and reporting accuracy.
- Provide on-site training to build the local supply chain management capacity in all RAI-US locations. When deployed, the SCM will conduct assessments of field supply chain policies, procedures, controls, and performance in designated offices.
- Support Supply Chain surge activities nationwide and as needed
- Integra Support:The SCM supports the Internal Enterprise Resources and Planning System, is active in system adoption and continuous improvement.
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Internal:** Regular relationships with HQ, office Supply Chain staff at all levels.
**External:**IRC Supply Chain representative in outside meetings, vendors and service providers.
- A Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain/logistics or a related field
- At least 4 years of supply chain experience including planning, procurement, inventory and asset
- A Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain/logistics or a related field
- Excellent problem solving, communication, and influencing skills within a matrix environment
- Significant expertise in contract negotiation and supplier relationship management
- NGO experience preferred, including understanding of institutional donors’ procurement policies
- Proven project management, process mapping, and process improvement experience
- Strength in meeting or exceeding project milestones and deliverables, while multitasking and responding to ad-hoc support needs
- Ability to provide fact-based strategy and sourcing recommendations
- Experienced user of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, ERPs, and data warehouses
The position is expected to be deployed to IRC US Offices 35% of the time.
Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:
In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions. All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity:
IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.
Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.