Strategic Logistics Procurement Manager, Erbil, Iraq

Job Description




All candidates must have legal authority to permanently work
in the US. Applicants meeting all requirements, please submit your
CV online.

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the
belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship,
in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold
solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity
and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the

The Strategic Logistics Procurement Manager will manage and
guide operations teams through strategic changes, including acute
humanitarian crises, disaster responses, startup of new country
programs and complex programs; Provide technical support and
recommendations on key operations functions (i.e. procurement,
asset management, fleet management, warehousing and
administration); Connect country operations teams to other
cross-agency technical expertise, resources and teams to manage
operational risk and improve effectiveness; Conduct functional
analysis and gap analysis for staffing structure and work-load;
Audit response and fraud mitigation; Provide subject matter
expertise for agency level projects led by other departments and
act as project manager; Develop project concept charters / concept
notes and plans utilizing project management software; Develop
monitoring tools and software; Facilitate and deliver trainings to
field team members on policies, procedures and systems.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration or
International Development.

Special Requirements:

Employer will also accept degrees in Organizational Development
and Supply Chain Management. The required degree must include
coursework in organizational behavior and management.

Must have 12 months field experience setting up and managing
operations processes within a humanitarian non-governmental
organization (NGO).

Must have experience in the following, gained through work or as
part of or concurrent with education: Responding to humanitarian
emergencies and working in insecure environments; Developing and
executing standard operations processes, procedures and systems;
Negotiating with vendors and donors.

Must have knowledge of: Rules and regulations governing the
compliance/regulatory management of grants from US Government and
European Commission (EC); Program management certification, PMD Pro
or Prince2; Project management skills in a multi-national setting,
involving one or more of the following: procurement, fleet,
warehousing, or asset management; Knowledge of audit procedures and

Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions

The position is based in Portland, Oregon and may require
occasional travel to Mercy Corps field locations.

Mercy Corps team members represent the agency both during and
outside work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a
visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct
themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs
and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all
in-country venues.

Fostering a diverse and open workplace is an important part of
Mercy Corps’ vision. Mercy Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer
regardless of background. We are committed to creating an inclusive

Salary Range: $52,749 to $81,000/year

Mercy Corps


Erbil, Iraq

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