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Supply Chain Coordinator


Purpose of the position

Reporting to Supply Chain Manager, the Supply Chain coordinator will provide technical support to the supply chain function. Supervise staff, review supply chain processes and ensure compliance to supply chain management procedures. The supply chain coordinator will oversee implementation of supply chain activities including timely and value for money acquisition / provision of goods and services for WVIB business at the National and clusters.

Major responsibilities

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected


Coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive suppliers’ database including catalogues of various products and prices and ensure that supplier appraisal is conducted on annual basis.

  1. Fast procurement process in place.

  2. Procure quality product and services with a reasonable Market Price.


Prepare analysis Reports on procurement and delivery of items on a monthly basis in order to engage the customers and other stake holders

  1. Implementation of Projects Activities to be don successfully on time.


Prepare bid analysis in preparation for the procurement meetings and draft contracts for review by the SCM.

  1. Procurement Meetings, Bid Analysis and Draft contract in Place on time.

  2. Items or Services to be delivered to the requestor on time.


Coordinate the preparation and issuance of purchase orders to suppliers and process invoices for payments.

  1. Implementation of Projects Activities to be don successfully.

  2. WVB Suppliers to be paid on time which will make the Organization to be trusted by Suppliers.


Oversee the custody of key procurement documents and ensure proper filing system in place.

  1. No loss of Procurement documents Such as Contracts with Backups, Warrants, Guarantee and Suppliers Letters


Contribute to capacity building of supply chain management function and field staff on supply chain

  1. Fasting the Procurement process and getting Quality product and services on time manner.


Support the SCM in the development of master procurement plan for the National Office.

  1. Master Procurement Plan to be in Place by 30th September.

  2. Procurement performance Improve, the five rights are easily met, Right time, Right delivery place, Right price, Right

  3. Smooth operations leading to higher Savings.

  4. Competitive procurement by following the best procurement practices.


Contribute to annual price surveys at NO and field and establishment of suppliers database including catalogues of various products and prices.

  1. Supplier Database and Price Catalogues be in Place on Time Manner.

  2. Smooth and Fasting the Procurement Process.

  3. Drives up competition and down prices.


Contribute to supply chain risk management through identification of SCM Risk based audit risks and proactively participate in risk mitigation

  1. Acceptable Audit rating in supply chain.

  2. MWRAP template for supply chain in place and reports on progress on mitigating controls in the Risk Register in place for supply chain.

  3. See risks that are not apparent and Provide insights and support to the WVB Management.


Maintain a tracking System for all approved PRFs in the system and ensure that they are analyzed, processed and relevant weekly reports to the supervisor prepared in a timely manner.

  1. Lead Fasting of other remaining procurement Process i.e. (Advert, Request for quotation, Analysis of Bids done by Procurement Committee, PC Minutes, LPO, Contract and Frame Work).

  2. The Implementation of WVB Projects activities will be achieved on time with good quality


Process supplier invoices for payment by attaching relevant backup documents and submit to Finance in a timely manner.

  1. Risk Management.

  2. Suppliers to be paid on time


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Purchasing and Supply or related degree, Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply or any other recognized professional institute

  • Over 5 years’ experience in leading a Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Department

Technical Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to relate with internal and external customers

  • People Management and performance monitoring

  • Contract and Supplier Management

  • Logistics ,Transport, Distribution and Warehousing Management

  • Government and tax policies regarding procurement supplies

Work Environment:

  • Limited travel, working in team and provide support

  • Travel: Domestic/international travel is required

How to apply

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is September 15, 2017 no late applications will be accepted.

Important Note:

  • World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.

  • As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

  • Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.