Devjobs - Emergency response: Supply Chain Coordinator, Manila

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.
We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

In response to Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Philippines, Save the Children is in the process of putting together a team provide emergency response support. As part of this we are looking for a Supply Chain Coordinator to provide expertise and support to our upscale in the area.

The Supply Chain Coordinator will lead or coordinate the set up or scale up of emergency response logistics functions and responsibilities and will supervise and manage logistics staff, under the supervision of the Country Logistics Manager.

Deployments are expected to last for six months (6) with the possible of extension where funding can be secured.

We are interested in hearing from you if you have experience of working in a similar role in an emergency or you can demonstrate experience of working in similarly complex countries or environments (please outline this in your cover letter).

We offer candidates a competitive salary package which includes both medical insurance, accommodation and other benefits for the duration of their contract.

To apply, please send a covering letter along with up-to-date CV in a single file, in English to the link provided. Please note: due to the critical nature of this recruitment, applications will be reviewed as they are received and successful candidates contacted on an on-going basis.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Please note: Save the C hildren International, Save the Children UK and Medical Emergency Relief International (MERLIN) are jointly working to support this emergency response. In submitting your application you are consenting to us sharing your application and personal data between these parties in connection with your application.

How to apply:
Please apply with a covering letter and up-to-date CV to:

Closing Date: 14 Feb 2014