Regional Procurement and Logistics Manager – Middle East & East Africa

Organization: Mines Advisory Group
Closing date: 13 Jun 2021

Regional Procurement and Logistics Manager – Middle East & East Africa

Home-based with extensive travel

24 months FTC

The starting salary package for this position is £37,104 GBP per annum (approx. $49,500 USD)

About the role:

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced procurement and logistics manager to support a regional portfolio of MAG programmes, with oversight of strategic and operational support, including the roll out and implementation of a re-structured MAG Procurement and Logistics function.

As one of a number of Regional Procurement and Logistics Managers, reporting to the Global Head of Procurement and Logistics, you will support the development of MAG’s logistics functions across our programmes in the regions. Your main focus will be on Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, South Sudan and Chad, supporting other smaller sized programmes as required. The role will ensure the quality delivery of MAG’s operations by developing and supporting the logistics functions in each country, facilitating the country-level implementation of MAG’s global logistics strategy, supporting the development and implementation of the change management processes needed to coordinate the roll-out of a new Procurement and Inventory Framework, a Global Fleet Management Initiative and Asset Tracking Systems.

This is a challenging and varied role, offering the opportunity to use your wide-ranging logistics and procurement experience to influence the development of the organisation and the programmes in the region.

You will actively contribute and influence the progressive development of MAG global logistics management framework, in collaboration and coordination with the rest of MAG Global Procurement & Logistics Team.

About you:

The successful candidate will have a solid experience in logistics and procurement management across different contexts and different sized programmes. Experience of working in a senior management position in a development or humanitarian organisation is essential. Experience of change management projects and practices is desirable, as is experience of working in the humanitarian mine action sector. French and/or Arabic language skills are also desirable for this role. This role is for a solution focussed and proactive candidate, with excellent communication and influencing skills, to enable the coordination of relationships across programmes and teams.

This role is home-based, with regular travel, which will consist in short to mid-term deployments across MAG programmes, or to meet with HQ or other stakeholders – you could be in Manchester one week, then Iraq or Chad after that. We ask that all candidates state their home base location in their application in order for this to be considered.

Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

How to apply:

For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please visit Regional Procurement and Logistics Manager – Middle East & East Africa | MAG (maginternational.org) by the closing date of 13 June 2021. Please note applications for this role will be reviewed on a rolling basis due to the urgent need to find a suitable candidate. Therefore, we strongly encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

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Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful. **



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