Supply Chain Officer Job Opportunity at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Job Overview


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality. These principles must apply to all MSF staff.

Title: Supply Chain Officer


Location: LIWALE – LINDI


Organising and supervising the daily supply chain activities and the teams associated, at project level, according to MSF protocols and standards in order to ensure the optimal running of the mission.


  • Supervising and organizing the daily activities of the Supply Chain team, including Supply Supervisors, and ensuring they perform the tasks linked to their role
  • Being responsible for the order, purchase, stock and freight management in the project level, monitoring and ensuring an efficient implementation of the overall daily supply chain activities
  • Monitoring and ensuring a smooth running of supply administration and the respect of the implemented supply procedures, proposing adjustments where needed.
  • Being responsible for the supply database and the correct filing and archiving of the supply documentation in order to guarantee the availability and the coherence of supply data
  • Communicating with customers, keeping them up to date concerning their orders status (BO confirmation) and prioritizing procurement and transport according to their needs
  • Collecting claims from the field, analysing causes and making corrective actions.
  • In collaboration with the Logistic Team Leader and in coordination with the HR department, supervising the associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required
  • Informing the Logistics Team Leader in case of any major issue and draws-up all required reporting, in order to keep updated and reliable information that will help in decision-making
  • Performing any other tasks within the scope of his role, as directed by supervision and according to the needs of the mission
  • Responsible for overall management and follow-up of the

Minimum Educational Qualification:

Essential degree and specialization in Logistics/Supply Chain


Essential in supply chain management (minimum 2 years) and in organization of supply administration and procedures
Desirable understanding of MSF Field Logistics (general knowledge of MSF equipment and kits)
Knowledge of Tanzania importation laws, understand the supply contexts and challenges in the country with practical experiences


  • Fluent oral and written English and Swahili (speak, read and write)

Competences and main skills:

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, power point and logistics / supply chain ERP)
  • Detail-oriented, team spirit, verbal communication skills, organisational skills, flexibility, stress and time management
  • Strategical thinking, results and quality orientation, planning and organization, initiative and innovation
  • Adhesion to MSF principles and MSF charter
  • Willingness for working and evolving with international and diverse team members


All interested candidates shall submit their motivation letter, CV and copy of relevant professional certificates not later than Wednesday Sept 14th 2022 at 4:00 PM . Please quote the job title on the email subject “SUPPLY CHAIN OFFICER”.

Please send your application to the email address [email protected]. The applications can also be submitted at MSF offices situated at Mikocheni B, Daima street House no 16 Dar es Salaam, or in Nduta Refugees Camp, Kibondo District or MSF Guest House Kibondo or Navikubo Executive Lodge & Retaurant P.o.Box 97 Liwale Lindi.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted


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