Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Supply & Deliver Coordinator for the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project in Arlington, VA.
Crown Agents is an international development company with offices in more than 30 countries, employing over 600 personnel worldwide. Crown Agents provides direct assistance, management consulting, and human and institutional development for public and private sector clients, particularly in customs and trade facilitation, public financial management, procurement, logistics, and health systems strengthening. Crown Agents currently operates in more than 85 countries on projects with an annual value of more than $181 million.
Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of Crown Agents, provides direct technical assistance, capacity development, and procurement services to stimulate economic growth, establish good governance, and improve health outcomes across the developing world. Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), and the Gates Foundation.
CA-USA is a subcontractor to the Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PSCM) on the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) contract for USAID as part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. SCMS strengthens or establishes secure, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable supply chains capable of meeting the care and treatment needs of people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. In coordination with in-country and international partners, SCMS assists programs to enhance their supply-chain capacity; ensure that accurate supply-chain information is collected, shared, and used; and provide quality, affordable, health care products to those who need them.
Role & Responsibilities
To provide a professional coordination service to the SCMS project: to monitor order processing to ensure compliance with Fulfilment Plan, to consolidate orders with manufacturers and suppliers for pickup and delivery to Regional Distribution Centres and direct to clients by freight forwarding subcontractor.
Coordination of Purchase Orders
Check supplier and manufacturers export documentation for commodities meets country requirements for customs clearance and in country regulatory requirements, following up any queries
Coordinate export shipments, and complete documentation for freight forwarders
Update procurement database and advise suppliers and procurement team to ensure smooth movement of procured goods to destination
Check database daily to ensure that orders picked up and issue documentation to enable procurement team to issue Invoices to Suppliers and manufacturers
Deal with any queries from the Freight forwarding team
Assist in development of SCMS procurement management database to effectively support the work of the procurement team
Ensure all relevant information on fulfilment and delivery planning is maintained in the database
Supply Chain Administration
Keep up to date on packaging and shipping requirements for each country and keep procurement and freight forwarding teams informed
Work with procurement and freight forwarding teams to expedite emergency orders and to resolve commodity returns and other fulfilment errors
Any other duties as appropriate to the position, as requested
Bachelor's Degree required.
Fluency in English is required; bilingual or multilingual ability is preferred.
A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in international pharmaceutical supply chain.
Experience working in USAID / US Government contracting environment.
Must demonstrate personal attributes such as loyalty and integrity in addition to being resourceful and flexible, which is inherent in this position.
To apply to this position, please email your CV to email@example.com . Include your name, along with the title of the position you are applying for, in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
Candidate must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the United States.
Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department at ADArequests@crownagents.com . Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.
Crown Agents - 18 months ago