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Zonal Sourcing Officer - Uva Zone

Job Description

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.

Zonal Sourcing Officer - Procurement

Locations: Uva Zone with 50% travel

Job Profile

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 evaluate procurement requisitions based on price, service, quality and warranty and other applicable criteria, verify funding & budgetary requirements and ensure timely and effective delivery of procurement services to WVL and its programs .

Skills & Competencies –Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Finance & related discipline with at least 2 years’experience preferably in a web based procurement environment with good understanding of the local purchasing industry, taxation laws & experience handling modern sourcing solutions & systems, material awareness, specification preparation with good analytical skills & exposure in handling complex contracting processes. Good Communication skills in English and Tamil and/or Sinhala will be preferred.

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the above criteria, please submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees.

Closing Date: 12th January 2017

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.