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Supply Chain Manager, WV Myanmar

Job Description


To manage and coordinate Supply Chain functions for World Vision – Myanmar.


Supply Chain Management (SCM), Strategy and Annual Plan of Action:

  • Develop a Supply Chain Management strategy aligning to National Office Strategy.

  • Develop Annual Business Plan in consultation with key stakeholders & Regional Suppply Chain Management (RSCM) and based on the Department Strategy.

  • Set goals and objectives of SCM Unit.

  • Human Resource Management in the SCM Department.

  • Lead setting of performance objectives for Supply Chain Management staff.

  • Provide regular feedback on performance and identifying training needs.

  • Develop, deliver and attend training programs.

  • Provide leadership in implementing Global on Supply Chain Management Policies and Procedures and coordinate any changes with RSCM.

Supply Chain Management Performance:

  • Lead and coordinate the Supply Chain Department and be responsible for an optimal interface between the supply chain and business units as it relates to the procurement function.

  • Leads monthly divisional and department reviews to address Open procurement issues/performance against procurement plans, and Development of plans.

  • To support new, additional, and changing requirements (Budget changes / Grants/new programs).

  • Managing continuous improvement in Supply Chain Management through monitoring of Supply Chain Management Progress Reports and Supply Chain Management monthly reports.

  • Manage suppliers performance against contract and framework agreements.

  • Work closely with the appropriate government agencies in leveraging official resources and plans.

  • Manage and facilitate the Tax exemption process with the Finance Department.

Tracking and Reporting:

  • Define and manage integrated cross functional Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and lead the development of action plans to address areas of poor performance.

  • Track and analyse Supply Chain performance against established target levels (KPIs).

  • Report Performance monthly to the Senior Leadership Team and GSCM.

Technical Support to Divisions:

  • Provide Technical Support to Operation & GAM Teams in proposal, procurement plans and Budget development.

  • Provide periodic progress reports and updates on matters to bring into their attention.


  • Coordinate with RSCM ensuring the NO has captured GSCM requirements in the National Office (NO) Process, proper tool is being used.

  • Communicate the Procurement Planning process to stake holders and highlighting the changes / additions to the process.

  • Lead development of Consolidated Procurement Plans grants, all functional departments and the ADPs.

  • Communicate the updates on the planning process, highlights from the procurement plans.

Strategic Sourcing:

  • Lead development of category strategies and approaches.

  • Manage implementation of consistent and effective strategic sourcing process.

  • Communicate sourcing approaches to relevant stakeholders.

  • Build and maintain successful working relationships with suppliers.

  • Plan strategies for and lead negotiations with suppliers.

  • Manage contract development with legal based on Global Contracts.

  • Identify areas for process improvements in strategic sourcing.

Warehouse Management:

  • Ensure global warehouse management processes, standard documents, standard registers and records are implemented Oversee and ensure appropriate storage and safety of goods.

  • Ensure all stock movements are properly updated in stack cards, records and registers and investigate any difference.

  • Ensures relevant documents are filed and maintained as per World Vision International’s requirements.

  • Ensure the physical safety measure are implemented. I.e.: ongoing security, fire extinguishers, cleaning supplies and first aid supplies are accessible at all times.

  • Ensures SCM provides shipment schedules to ensure adequate personnel are available to receive and store large shipments.

  • Identifies premises suitable for warehousing (in the event WV does not have their own warehouse).

Professional & Personal Development:

  • Demonstrating an understanding of and commitment to World Vision’s Core Values in the approach to work and relationships.

  • Work and Life balance.

  • Current career plan that is consistent with World Vision.


  • University degree in Business administration, Social Science, Procurement, Supply Chain Management or similar degree, Business administration, SCM - preferred.

  • Professional qualification in SCM - preferred.

  • Purchasing know-how and mastery in the 7-Step Sourcing Process.

  • Specific knowledge of local legal positions for contracts.

  • Highly experienced in negotiation strategies and tactics.

  • Experience in performance management and benefits tracking.

  • Ability to drive strong relationships with suppliers.

  • Ability to explain complex supply chain concepts in simple terms to a diverse client team (senior executives and Supply Chain Management professionals).

  • At least 5 - 10 years’ experience in purchasing.

  • At least 3 - 5 years’ experience in a management position.

  • Team leader experience for minimum of 2 years.