Supply Chain Specialist – French – Utrecht area

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The Supply Chain Specialist (SCS) is a member of the Supply Chain Services team and is responsible for the end-to-end supply chain of medicines and health products from requisition to final delivery. The SCS acts as the supply chain expert for a portfolio of assigned countries within a regional team.

Main Tasks

  • Order Management: processing orders from the countries or Principal Recipients and converting these orders into purchase orders to be placed on international suppliers.
  • Exportation and Importation: converting supplier purchase orders into shipments and ensuring all necessary exportation and importation documentation is in place.
  • Transportation: arranging pick-up of the orders with selected Logistics Service Providers and overseeing the pick-up, transportation and delivery of shipments at the Principal Recipients’ chosen point of delivery, e.g. port of entry, central medical store.
  • Customer Service: ensuring the Global Fund and its Principal Recipients are provided excellent customer service with timely updates on orders and shipments.
  • Performance Management: executing order management and transportation within agreed-upon lead times to ensure the organisation meets its KPIs with its clients.
  • Data Management: ensuring operational and performance data is logged on a timely basis, in full and without errors.
  • Quality Management: ensuring goods are ordered and transported as per quality standards and that work is executed as per ISO-certified processes, SOPs and work instructions.
  • Continuous Improvement: actively contributing to the organization’s commitment to innovation by identifying opportunities for improvement in the supply chain.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in logistics, management, public health, business or other related area or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in in a procurement and/or Supply Chain and/or logistic role.
  • Business fluency in French and fluency in English.
  • Experience with ERP or other supply chain management systems.
  • IT-proficient, with experience in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

Behavioral competencies

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work in a team with diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Solution-oriented with a high sense of quality, attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Dynamic and solution-orientated.
  • Can work independently but also as a team player.

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