Manager II-Global Inventory and Logistics

Catholic Relief Services

About the organization

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serve those in need.

Duties

CRS is seeking an experienced supply chain professional to be the Manager of Global Inventory and Logistics. S/he is responsible for the global oversight of CRS’ inventory and logistics operations which includes: 1) identifying and reviewing systems and tools to ensure alignment of business and system processes, including identifying gaps and opportunities for optimization, 2) developing and advancing best practices, policies, procedures, guidance, and tools for inventory and logistics management aspects of supply chain 3) partnering with key stakeholders to initiate and lead capacity strengthening initiatives, 4) developing, socializing, and monitoring the strategy to optimize inventory and in-country logistics performance, 5) providing technical expertise for improving the efficiency and quality control of all products, including handling, storage, packaging, transport and delivery practices, and 6) development and infusion of inventory and logistics metrics to improve operations and to promote a culture of continuous process improvement. The Manager of Global Inventory and Logistics will focus on process areas that include but are not limited to; warehouse management and operations, inventory and logistics management systems, national transportation, inventory and logistics planning (including dispatch and distribution of goods), and quality control and assurance.

Qualifications

10 plus years of professional experience in humanitarian response operations with a focus on supply chain/logistics management
A minimum of 5 years of management experience in a supply chain position
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain/Logistics or related field
Demonstrated working knowledge in inventory and supply chain and current best practices with experience in the movement of food, health and cold-chain products, emergency relief items preferred
Experience with development of KPIs, including collecting, organizing, analyzing, and reporting on information with accuracy and attention to detail
Experience in quality management
Experience in managing integrated air, sea/waterway, and land transport operations
Willingness and ability to travel overseas up to 20%, including remote and/or difficult operating environments, for assessments and to provide in-person training/assistance to field programs
Fluency in English
Working fluency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, SharePoint, Power BI or other dashboarding systems required)
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Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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