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World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. It is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God. It is a child focused organization and its goal is sustained wellbeing of (150 million) children within families and communities especially the most vulnerable.

As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for employment with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

World Vision International in Malawi is currently looking for dedicated professional Christians to fill the vacant positions below for the anticipated Global Fund HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria program to be implemented during 2021 – 2023 implementation period in Malawi. If you are passionate about child wellbeing and you are considering a career with a calling, we would love to talk to you.


Supply Chain Coordinator (Grade 14 ) 1 position based at National Office, Lilongwe District

Purpose of the Position

The Supply Chain Coordinator (SCC) is responsible for effectively managing the supply chain function in accordance with Global Fund and World Vision procedures to support the rapid implementation of the Global Fund program which will have the greatest impact on process improvement, simplification, standardization and cost control, thereby ensuring the achievement of the goals.

Major Responsibilities

  • Facilitate procurement planning from project planning
  • Review the performance of the procurement work plan and assess its efficiency and effectiveness. identify its weaknesses and success and make recommendations for necessary follow up
  • Advise and seek the approval of internal clients for changes to original requests
  • Facilitates to all parties the rapid resolution of problems that could have an impact on meeting the needs of the applicant and the communities.
  • Identify alternative sources of supply for materials / services not under contract
  • Perform the market assessment and supplier prequalification process according to the guidelines defined based on the guidelines defined for the assigned categories
  • Manage the RFQ I RFP process, including baselines and price survey methods. in accordance with the approved framework for the assigned categories.
  • Conduct negotiations for the assigned categories.
  • Oversee/ do procurement events and oversee all procurement related processes for the project.
  • Preparation of the tender documents of the Purchasing Committee to ensure their completeness to allow an informed decision-making process.
  • Precisely fill in the master data management form (or the contract/ supplier register)
  • Monitor and complete the closing, renewal or redemption of the contract, as applicable, for the products awarded.
  • Ensure that contractual conditions and performance indicators are understood by suppliers.
  • Identify and resolve or escalate contract issues both internally and externally.
  • Analyze supplier performance based on information from customer reviews and other sources and coordinate with the supplier for improvement.
  • Receive incoming purchase requests (Buyer action pending), verify specifications are clear, perform procurement event if required items are not already under contract, update PR with file of actual supplier and release the PR for approval.
  • Follow procurement policies and guidelines in supplier award decisions below the applicable threshold.

Required knowledge, Professional  Education Experience

  • University Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, or Business Administration, or equivalent professional qualification (CIPS)
  • At least 5 years of experience in procurement or supply chain of health products and pharmaceuticals required.
  • Ability to negotiate and influence, challenge and question Ability to establish and maintain procurement procedures, standards and systems

All interested applicants should send a cover letter with a detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees to wvm_humanresources@wvi.org

not later 12th November 2020. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.


World Vision Malawi does not use agents, nor solicit any form of payments for any application, training, interviewing, testing or any fees in connection with this recruitment Report any acts of solicitation for payment or extortion to World Vision Malawi on the following; Tip offs Toll Free Line 847: inform_worldvision_malawl@wvi.org

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