Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an International independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care. MSF offers assistance to people based on need irrespective of race, religion, gender or Political affiliation.

MSF is looking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position below;

  • Duty station : KAMPALA
  • Start of work : 2021

Main responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Participates actively in the definition and update of annual project planning and budgets through the definition/revision of the mission supply chain strategy.
  • Defines and revises the mission supply strategy together with the coordination team according to the mission’s context and the operational needs, in line with MSF’s protocols, policies and standards; and ensures its implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Coordinate with regional Supply Managers and Logistics coordinator for greater collaboration to develop the position of SUKA within the region and working relationship with SUKA
  • Coordinate with E cell for the management and effective delivery of E-prep stock within the region
  • An efficient supply administration and provision of adapted tools to support the different supply activities
  • Defining, monitoring, evaluating and ensuring the implementation of the strategies and overall supply activities in line with MSF standards, protocols and procedures
  • Directly supervise the Project Supply Chain Manager in Charge of Supply Chain
  • Ensure purchases are carried out according to MSF standards to provide the best value for money and effective competition
  • Develop a supplier database to enrich potential suppliers MSF can call upon to meet its needs
  • Standardisation of warehouse management focusing on medical stocks and the interactions with the distribution points
  • Monitor the movement of E-prep stock and carry out reporting fortnightly, monthly and bi-annually
  • Develop the use of multiple suppliers for transportation and maintain a roster of responsive suppliers for the road, sea and air needs
  • Develop the capacity of prequalified suppliers to improve their responsiveness towards the needs of the supply department
  • Coordinate the position, challenges and movement of cargo throughout the network with the project and send weekly reports to the missions
  • Defines the HR set-up related to supply (team sizing, organization charts, job descriptions, division of roles, tasks and responsibilities), manages the supply team in the mission and participates in the selection, follow-up, the support (training-mentoring-coaching), the evaluation and the development of the staff hierarchically and functionally supervised.
  • Emergency orders are prioritized and best suppliers are selected for rapid response with respect to procurement principles
  • Ensuring that SUKA supply support to regional mission is efficient, effective and adequate in terms of lead-time, communication and planning.


Advanced degree in supply chain management, procurement, logistics, or an equivalent essential degree and specialization in Logistics/Supply Chain.


  • Six years progressive experience in supply chain, procurement and logistics management in the NGO sector, within complex/large scale country programmes and in emergency response/humanitarian environments.
  • Proven experience in all technical areas of supply chain operations including procurement, logistics, transport/distribution, warehousing and stock management, asset management, communications.
  • Experiencing in managing and supervising others in logistics and procurement functions.
  • Ability to synthesise and analyse information, and make clear, informed decisions
  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
  • Strong planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Cultural awareness, with strong written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills in English


English, local language and French is strong asset


Computer literacy


  • Strategic Vision
  • Leadership
  • People Management and Development Service Orientation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and a detailed CV merged together in a SINGLE PDF or WORD document to the HR department via email to

by the 14th January 2021 at 5:00 PM with the title of position as subject line. Only shortlisted candidates meeting the above criteria will be contacted. No monetary, goods or service offers, nor favouritism, will be tolerated in the recruitment process. MSF reserves the right to refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts. Any illicit solicitations can be reported to the Justice System.