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Logistics and Procurement Supervisor (Visayas Support Centre)

Date: 11-Jan-2021

Location: Tacloban City, Philippines

Company: Plan International

The Organisation


Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.


We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.


Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.


We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.


We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.





The Logistics and Procurement Supervisor will supervise the administration, program support, and logistics team that inclined to provide administrative and logistics support for the thematic areas of the program areas and grant projects based in the Visayas.



Further, as the Logistics and Procurement Supervisor:


  • You will lead the development of an effective procurement and logistics plan in coordination with the Visayas Program teams and the country office supply chain team.
  • You will manage the budget for procurement of program supplies, rental and/or purchase of office equipment and utilities, office supplies, and vehicle/transportation.
  • You will improve the operational systems, processes, and provide operational protocols in support of the Visayas programs.
  • You will manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the overall support services.
  • Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization. In exceptional cases, you will be asked to support emergency response activities in the communities in your assigned covered areas.





To be successful in the role you will need among other things:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Office Administration, Management, Marketing, Economics, or Other related courses.
  • Relevant training and experience on the different elements of the supply chain including the humanitarian context.
  • Previous experience in conflict-affected areas / natural disasters areas with limited infrastructure is an advantage.
  • Has five years’ experience in office management, procurement, and logistics; with a background in handling staff issues.
  • Has very good verbal and written communication skills.
  • This role is based in Tacloban City, Philippines. Local applicants are preferred.


Location: Tacloban City, Leyte

Type of Role: Fixed term contract (One year)

Reports to: Program Implementation Manager - Visayas

Flexible working arrangements

Competitive salary package (local T&C)


Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.


Equality, diversity, and inclusion are at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.


We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.


We foster an organizational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights, and inclusion.


Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.


A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme, we will request information from the applicant's previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.