Zonal Sourcing Officer - North Western Zone
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.
At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty five years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.
We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring.
ZonalSourcing Officer (Procurement)
Location: North WesternZone with 50% travel
Reporting to the Manager Strategic Sourcing the position is responsible for the delivery and execution of sourcing processes on all requisitions for goods, works and services across all assigned categories ensuring general purchases and supplier relationship are carried out in alignment with World Vision Procurement Policies & budgetary requirements. He/she will have experience working in a web-based procurement/sourcing environment and ensure effective delivery of services to meet organisation goals and objectives.
End Results Expected
Defining the requirement through specification finalization and consolidation of requirement to obtain value for money
Ensure efficient Source to Pay process
Governance: Documentation, Monitoring and Control
Professional & Personal Development
QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, Finance or any other Qualification related to Supply Chain Management / Finance
At least Two (2) years’experience in purchasing a variety of general and specialized items, shipping and receiving, and basic accounting.
Proven skills in negotiation, managing requests, sourcing solutions and material awareness and problem solving.
Experience with modern office functionalities & equipment; good IT skills including computer software, spread sheet tools, database and MS Office.
Familiar with modern purchasing methods, procedures, and specifications preparation; systems and techniques utilized in analyzing the quality of services, supplies, and equipment; sources of purchasing information; budgets and revenue control.
Strong contract negotiation skills and experience working with legal throughout complex contracting processes.
Communicate effectively in English both oral and written and and working knowledge of Sinhala/Tamil
Ability to maintain good inter-personal relations with all stake-holders, demonstrating sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population
Strong knowledge/experience working with web-based procurement systems will add value.
World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.
Closing Date: 5th April, 2016
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be notified.
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.