Røde Kors

Global Supply Chain Officer

Due to the situation in Ukraine the Danish Red Cross (DRC) is scaling up its efforts to support not only in responses across the world but also to strengthen the Supply Chain Capacity in our long-term programming. To enable DRC to respond faster, be more agile and increase our donor compliance we are looking at adding two more persons to the Supply Chain Team, presently consisting of 4 global positions and currently 6 country delegates supporting Ukraine.

With increased donor and compliance requirements, DRC wants to increase the internal Supply Chain capacity whilst ensuring support to our partners across three regions and 16 countries; most of which are considered as fragile states.

We are offering a unique opportunity to be the new the new Global Supply Chain Officer at HQ level. To succeed in the position, you will need to be diplomatic, flexible, resilient, patient, and innovative in a challenging context. You must be ready to undertake any task within reason that is given to you. You must be ready to travel with short notice for up to 2 months to support Supply Chain related activities either bilaterally, or multilaterally through the Red Cross family of IFRC or ICRC.  

The DRC Supply Chain Team is anchored within our Disaster & Crisis Response unit and is part of a structure supporting not only response activities but also long-term programming.

Experience and qualifications
You have a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in Supply Chain activities, especially procurement, supply chain management, and warehousing. You have a university degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related equivalent experience.

You have solid experience working with humanitarian aid. Ideally you will also have experience with the RCRC Movement and knowledge of its logistics management capacities, policies, procedures, and practices.

We expect that you have good analytical and negotiating skills. You possess excellent communication, coordination as well as networking and facilitation skills. We expect full proficiency in relevant MS applications, and a valid international driving license. Apart from an excellent level of written and spoken Danish and English you must possess a Danish residency.

In terms of personal qualities, good cultural understanding, the ability to work in a challenging multicultural environment is essential. You need to be able to cope with high level of stress, both the stress of living under a restrictive security regimen during deployments and related to workload and the difficulty of achieving significant results in this environment. When deployed for more than one month a wage supplement is added.

Employment Conditions Global Supply Chain Officer, HQ.
The ideal starting date is as soon as possible. There is a 3-month probationary period, and the total length of the initial contract is 24 months with the possibility of extension. The salary including all allowances and pension payment will be between DKK 41,800 – 44,700 depending on qualifications and experience.

Further information
If you have questions about the positions, please write to our Senior Humanitarian Advisor, Supply Chain & Surge, Benjamin Andersen; bensa@rodekors.dk

For the position as Global Supply Chain Officer, HQ please click for more information on job description. 

As we are doing rolling interviews the deadline for applications is fluent and if the right candidate shows up, we will be hiring accordingly.


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