Supply Chain Manager (National Position), Based in Mae Sot

: International Rescue Committee
: 19 Sep 2023
03 / October / 2023

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager (National Position)

Sector: Supply Chain

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Mae Sot District Soi 14, Thailand

Application Deadline: 3 October 2023


Job Description


Background/IRC Summary:
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provides assistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces.

Job Overview/Summary:
The Supply Chain Manager works to provide supply chain service and ensure IRC and donor compliance in the procurement of goods including warehouse, inventory vehicle and assets services for IRC. The Supply Chain Manager will liaison with all program staff in Tak.

Major Responsibilities:
Ensure effective transportation solutions to support the smooth warehouse operation and program efficiency. Participate the inventory counts activities and ensure the stock accuracy at all the responsible warehouses locations


Procurement Planning

• Develop procurement plans for active grants, in collaboration with program Coordinators/Managers and internal and external stakeholders to support program implementation
• Ensure program teams develop distribution plan for supplies and assets of closed grants in the warehouses
• Facilitate coordination of supply chain field staffs to ensure that there are sufficient spaces in warehouses before receiving or dispatching
• Implementing all IRC procurement SOPs
• Implement sourcing strategies and relationships with suppliers
• Monitor supply market and conduct market surveys & analysis

Procurement Management

• Lead tender process (RFQ and RFP processes), and completing a purchase request process
• Prepare, review and utilize Procurement contracts, including Master Agreements (MPA, MSA) for purchases, and ensure the documentation process in accordance with the IRC guidelines
• Prepare and submit timely and accurate supply chain report(s) to support decision-making process
• Maintain relationships with suppliers, and program staffs
• Ensure the supplier evaluation and the agreement renewal in time

Inventory, warehousing, and asset management
• Ensure appropriate warehouse set-up with suitable warehousing capacity
• Ensure implementation of warehouse system and control mechanism in accordance with the IRC inventory policies including cycle count, reporting discrepancies, pharmaceutical quality assurance well as cold chain policies
• Ensure inventory management, including drug storage, cold chain, food, and non-food commodities
• Coordinate inventory disposal procedures
• Conduct Asset needs assessment
• Handle asset and property disposal, and auction management
• Ensure effective transportation solutions to support the smooth warehouse operation and program efficiency. Participate the inventory counts activities and ensure the stock accuracy at all the responsible warehouses locations


• Provide SCMR Report on the supply chain activities in IRC Maesot Offices and submit to SC Bangkok on monthly basis
• Provide asset and inventory report on the grant-end, year-end and in accordance with the donor requirements
• Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Report to: Deputy Field Coordinator for Operations
Position directly supervises: Senior Procurement Officer, Senior Supply Chain Officer , Senior Warehouse Officer, Supply Chain Officer and Supply Chain Assistant
Indirect Reporting: Supply Chain Coordinator, Bangkok
External contacts: Vendor-Supplier, Agent, Landlord
Internal: IRC staff




Job Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree in logistics, business administration or relevant professional certification in supply chain management and/or humanitarian logistics is strongly preferred.

Work Experience:
At least 4 years’ experience in supply chain management in humanitarian organization, international organization or INGOs would be preferable.

Experienced in crisis and respond project in Asia would be a plus

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

• Have a high degree of flexibility and ability to deal with constraints
• Ability to work independently, with high commitment to the assignment and deadlines
• Good collaborator with effective interpersonal skills
• Good communication skills
• Good analytical and negotiation skills
• Good organizational and leadership skills
• Team player, fast learner with strong organizational skills
• Having self-confidence and readiness to be a team player
• Proficient in Microsoft excel, MS TEAMS and other on-line meeting tools

Language Skills:
Proficiency in English and Thai

Working Environment:
The position is a national post and will be based in Maesot, regularly required to travel to Umphang including Bangkok and Thailand-Myanmar border areas when required.


Standards of Professional Conduct
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality.   In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons, and several others.

Equal Opportunity Employer: IRC considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


If you are interested, please apply via the link below.


Contact : HR Department


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