Under the direction of the USG-MPSCS, the Director, GHS&SCM Department, is responsible and accountable for providing day-to-day operational support to the requirements of the organisation, underpinned by a long-term strategic direction and thought leadership, ensuring the delivery of an efficient, timely and cost-effective support, and contributing to the organisation’s over-arching strategic goals and the needs of the IFRC, its National Societies and the Movement. The role holder is responsible and accountable for the strategic and technical oversight, implementation, monitoring and reviewing of the IFRC GHS&SCM strategy, aligning with the IFRC Strategy 2030 and Agenda for Renewal.
The incumbent will provide thought leadership and will drive innovation and excellence, amongst others, in the following technical areas:
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
This role operates at management level within the IFRC. As such, it requires senior leadership, negotiation, and networking. The role holder is expected to leverage internal and external relationships and opportunities to ensure that the IFRC remains at the forefront of logistic services provision for humanitarian relief and other activities. Key areas of influence and key internal relationships include:
Building on the development and operationalization of a comprehensive and inclusive GHS & SCM Strategy and communication plan which leverages Membership competencies and synergies within the Movement.
Review, upgrade and modernise information management and reporting systems, digitalisation and green principles and policy.
The role leads the humanitarian and supply chain services through the global network outlined above and carries ultimate accountability for ensuring the delivery of an efficient, timely and cost-effective support to the IFRC members and partners. As such, the role also includes ensuring adequacy of internal controls to meet stakeholder requirements.
The role holder furthermore safeguards:
Strategic Leadership and Partnership Building:
Accountability and Service Delivery:
Knowledge Sharing and Learning:
Knowledge, Skills and Languages: