This position can be based in: Panama (is desirable), Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua or Peru
LAC Regional Procurement Coordinator
The postholder will have technical responsibility for procurement in the region, the management of Regional Procurement Unit (RPU), strategic sourcing and all procurement transformation/capacity building initiatives in LAC. The incumbent will also be responsible for supporting the development and execution of global and regional sourcing strategies and ensuring efficiency and effectiveness of the Regional Procurement Unit in processing and providing technical assistance for international procurement transactions for country offices in the LAC region. The role will also include taking a lead role in advising country offices to achieve improved quality assurance of their procurement processes.
In order to be successful you will bring/have:
We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Date advertised: 7 Sep 2021
Closing date: 29 Sep 2021 - 23:59 CST
Location: Panama City, Panama
Department: Supply Chain
Type: PermanentSchedule: Full-time