Director, Procurement Department
Population Services International - Washington, DC

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PSI is seeking a Director of Procurement and Logistics to manage a department of 12 people. The Director will provide social marketing programs in developing countries with their point of sale products and all related goods and services for the PSI . The Director will report to the Chief Financial Officer, and will be based in Washington, D.C.

RESPONSIBILITIES :
The Director has direct management oversight of the Procurement & Logistics team supporting PSI’s international offices. Responsibilities include:

Developing and leading the strategic direction of the Procurement & Logistics department to meet PSI’s functional department’s goals and objectives.

Establishing, monitoring, and reinforcing PSI’s policies and procedures for the sourcing and acquisition of goods and services.

Develop and support a staff and management structure to ensure optimal performance for the department

Promoting staff development and growth opportunities through professional training programs, seminars, performance management and mentorship.

Developing cost-effective, streamlined procedures and systems to achieve more efficient and effective management as well as needed support to program staff in DC and overseas offices.

Track and analyze relevant Procurement & Logistics management performance, quality and compliance data for the department and the organization, making recommendation to improve performance and compliance as needed.

Participating as needed in the negotiation and documentation of selected highly complex supply contracts and in the resolution of government audits.

Develop and manage annual budget, ensuring adequate resources are available to ensure consistent and quality service to our programs.

Support and manage the Supply Chain unit.

Provide advice to senior management on all procurement and supply chain matters.

Responsible for the supplier prequalification exercises and creation of PSI product quality assurance protocols.

QUALIFICATIONS :
5 – 8 years of progressive experience in international public procurement

Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience

A proven record of at least 3 years in pharmaceutical and other health commodity procurement and quality assurance.

Demonstrated experience in European Union, DfID, KfW, World Bank, the Global Fund and USAID procurement procedures and regulations.

Experience in international supply commercial terms and processes and negotiations required

Ability to work closely and flexibly with internal and external PSI customers and satisfy their procurement needs

Solid judgment and diplomatic skills and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced setting;

Excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to present issues and matters to subordinates, superiors and customers

Prior management, supervisory experience required;

Proven team building experience and abilities.

Please apply online at www.psi.org .

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals
regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

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PSI is a non-profit organization that applies commercial tools to a social mission in order to achieve measurable health impact. Since 1970,...