Solidarités InternationalClosing Date : 2020-03-24
Duty Station : Baghdad, Iraq
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Organization: Solidarit s International
Country: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 24 Mar 2020

Desired start date:01/03/2020
Duration of the mission:6 months
Location:Dohuk/Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan with regular field missions in NES


SI has been working in Syria since 2012 and currently has strong coverage for WASH, FSL and NFI programs across North West (NWS) and North East Syria (NES). The NES programs provide an integrated assistance in the WASH, NFI, Shelter and Livelihoods sectors to displaced populations and host communities affected by the conflict. NWS programs are remotely managed and provide WASH and NFI/Winterization support to affected populations. Since 2016, SI has been partnering with a local health partner to develop and strengthen a WASH-and-Health integrated approach, and is currently developing the streamlining of Protection within its existing programs.

The mission is expanding through a major consortium with 4 partners led by SI, which started in October 2018. The LEARN consortium funded by OFDA ( Linking Assistance and Relief in Northeast Syria ) will support equitable and safe access to essential basic services including WASH, Shelter and Health, for the most vulnerable populations affected by conflict and displacement in Northeast Syria.

The Syria mission counts about 300 national staff, more than 60 expatriates, and has a 22 million USD budget forecasted for 2019.


The NES supply manager will implement and supervise all purchase operations at NES bases level (Raqqa, Hassake/DEZ), in collaboration with the Supply Unit.

He/she will organize purchasing for programs, in keeping with Solidarit s International procedures in emergency context.


Coordinate, plan and supervise the activities of the NES Supply team (for Raqqa and Hassake/DEZ Bases)Lead meetings for the NES Supply teamManage the Deputy Supply ManagersManage the NES IOF FU: update and communicate to other departments (Program and Support)Manage the Solidarit s International purchasing procedures and those from donors funding the programs.Ensure sound management of the NES Bases Supply teamsConduct performance reviews for members of the Supply teamCarry out a purchasing environment analysis at the NES levelEstablish and update purchasing timelines, taking into consideration procurement tables, operation timelines and contextual and procedural logistical constraintsSelect suppliers and negotiate prices, deadlines and delivery methodsEnsure the compilation of price and supplier lists, in the different NES markets (Raqqa, Hassake, Qamishli, etc.)Consolidate IOF FU weekly and monthly, and pass on to the Supply CoordinatorProvide the Supply Coordinator with all information needed to draft intermediary and final reportsYOUR PROFILE


Bachelor degree in a field related to Logistics

Previous experience:

2 years minimum experience required with a focus on the supply chain appreciatedPrevious experiences in the humanitarian field compulsory.Previous experience in the Middle East is highly appreciated.


Autonomous, organize, ability to prioritize and to work under pressureStrong computer skills essential (Pack office, excel)


Excellent (fluent) written skills in EnglishArabic knowledge highly desirable


Commitment to the fundamental principles of SI s charter and ethosSI WILL OFFER YOU

Solidarit s International will offer you a salaried position including 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly and a monthly per diem of 750 USD a month. Please note that salary is not negotiable with SI.

Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of on 7 working days every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7 working days break at 3/6 and 9 month (with 850 USD allocated by SI).

To these break periods, it is necessary to add the granting of 1 additional rest day per month worked (i.e. 12 days in addition for a 1-year contract)

Social and medical cover: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

For further information about Solidarit s International, please consult our website:


Accommodation will be in SI guesthouses, which are spacious and very comfortable.

In Erbil, security situation is stable (no curfew), with possibilities to socialize due to the presence of other INGOS and places to socialize (bars, restaurants, etc).

Security inside NES is volatile and justifies specific arrangements for accommodation and displacements in the areas of intervention. Adherence to strict security procedures is necessary, while the security levels can vary according to the different geographical locations and the changes of context.

How to apply:

Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English via this link: . CV only applications will not be considered.

NB: The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your comprehension

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