Supply Chain Officer

Save the Children’s vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children started our work in Vietnam in 1990, and implements programs in the key thematic areas: Education, Health and Nutrition, Child Protection, Child Rights and Governance, Child Poverty, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Response. At present, Vietnam Country Office has programs in 20 out of 63 provinces in Vietnam.

Save the Children in Vietnam continues to develop innovative programming that reflects the overall strategic goal of measurably improving the survival, health, protection and development of Vietnam’s poorest children by strengthening the capacity of women and children, caring adults, communities and partner organizations.

Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all our personnel and programmes are absolutely safe for children.

Child Safeguarding positioning statement:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

We are looking for Vietnamese national for:



  • Provide day to day procurement for all projects in Northern office and ensure goods are purchased to meet identified project needs in quality and time
  • Maintains service contracts related to procurement for projects in Northern office including car rental, hotel booking, air fares, insurance for project eqipments and supplies etc
  • Conducts procurement services to programs: handle service contracts including contract with a firm on specific kind of work, printing service, purchasing goods, services and equipment
  • Assists in obtaining all authorizations and documents required for duty free importation of project equipment including GIK and emergency items, project supplies, ect
  • Review the preferred list of suppliers on regular basis and recommends the best suppliers to be included in the list
  • Conducts all required procurements in accordance with SC procurement guidelines and donor’s rules and regulations
  • Prepare quarterly budget projection of procurement of monitor the expense versus the allocated budget
  • Maintains and ensures procurement trackers are uptodate and realistic.
  • Assists Administration and Supply Chain Manager in preparing monthly cash forecast and update data for country annual budgeting.
  • Coordinates with field staff for purchase and transport/shipment of goods requested
  • Act as focal person to prepare, negotiate, renew/end the contracts for project equipments, supplies, printing and other procurement related to projects in the Northern office
  • Updates and makes sure all procurement documents are in compliance with SCiV and donor’s rules and regulations
  • Maintains an effective warehouse management system and TIM with proper inventory codes and conduct physical asset count when required.
  • Ensure all stock items in warehouse are properly manage according to SCI procedures including regular reconciliation between TIM and Agresso.
  • Ensures timely and proper domestic travel arrangements are made for staff and visitors in Northern Office.
  • Creates and maintains a filing system for related procurement activities and ensure the accuracy of computerized database and administrative filling
  • To be flexible and available for missions to the field for special support or supervision on given procurement and logistics issues
  • Provide back up to other staff in the team when required

Working contacts

  • Internal: All staff in Hanoi and field offices
  • External: Visitors, consultants and suppliers of services



  • At least 3 years of working experience including 2 years of working in procurement sector, working experience with NGO is preferable
  • Good understanding of local regulations on procurement and bidding procedures
  • Good English written and verbal skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Good problem solving, compliance, negotiating and presentation skills
  • Ability to establish priorities and plan, organize, and coordinate a variety of work activities.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and documents and to prepare written reports, conclusions, and recommendations.


All application packages must be submitted via

In case you cannot access to the above link, please send your updated CV (in English), your cover letter and your SC’s application form to Email: [email protected]

The closing date for application is 5pm on 3 December 2019. Applications will be treated in confidence. Due to the volume of applications we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.

Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse, and our people are as diverse as the challenge we face. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, HIV/AIDS status, race, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2019-12-03