Supply Chain Coordinator

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for supporting the establishing, maintaining and ensuring of the readiness of the ICRC to respond within the frame of the emergency response hospital program between ICRC and Norwegian Red Cross (NorCross).


Ensures with Warehousing that NorCross stock movement conforms with ICRC standards;

Maintains Portfolio settings (Buffer, Contingency, Safety, Item tags, etc.);

Receives, validates, and reflects Forecasts and firm demand in ICRC systems;

Responds to demand stemming from NorCross and aligns with NorCross counterparts where needed;

Raises red flags with regards to short expiries related to NorCross stock, especially exclusive NorCross items;

Raises red flags regarding items in shortage and ensures timely replenishment;

Conversant with Material Resource Planning (MRP) process and responds to all MRP related issues relating to NorCross Portfolio (exclusive NorCross items);

Responds and contacts all stakeholders in good time in case of emergency;

In collaboration with Transport and Pharmacy team ensures that all Export documents requirements are well maintained and updated for emergency deployment;

Proactively ensures that all communications on emergency responses are completed in less than 72 hours;

Ensures with Pharmacy & Quality Assurance team that NorCross portfolio is stored according to standards;

Ensures that all equipment has all regular maintenance checks duly done, registered, and always ready to be dispatched.


University degree in Supply Chain Management or related field;

Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in the supply chain, logistics, procurement, or in a similar field;

Previous working experience in an international organization is an asset,

Excellent command of written and spoken English (Knowledge of French is an asset);

Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), with experience in ERPs;

Strong negotiation and communication skills;

Precise, rigorous with a high sense of confidentiality and integrity;

High organizational and analytical skills;

Certificate of good conduct;

Must be a Kenyan Citizen.

Method of Application

The interested candidates should submit their applications on or before 17th August 2021 at 4:30 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (Certificates, Diplomas, etc), and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Logistics Support Centre, HR Department via:
– E-mail:

The reference Supply Chain Coordinator must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying & attach the required Degree & other supporting documents, your application will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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