Vacancy at International SOS for MedSupply Services Manager in Port Harcourt

International SOS – The world’s leading medical & travel security assistance company. We are in the business of saving and protecting lives from more than 1,000 locations in 90 countries. 11,000 employees, led by 5,200 medical professionals service multinational companies, governments and NGOs globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below::

Job Title: MedSupply Services Manager

Location: Port Harcourt – SMI Clinic
Reports Functionally To: MedSupply Services Manager

Required Work Experience and Qualifications

  • 3-4 years in previous relevant working experience within an Supply Chain function
  • Proven track record in Procurement or freight forwarding environments
  • 1 -2 years Management or supervisor experience
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supply, Accounting, Operations or related field
  • A professional qualification in Supply Chain would be a clear advantage
  • Experience in the Medical Industry

Key Responsibilities
Systems & Procedures:

  • Develop, use and continuously improve the Medical Supply Services system
  • Maintain, integrate and effectively use the Group Standard Lists and development of Country Standard Lists
  • Develop and continuously improve Medical Supply Services solutions
  • Align procedures and business rules with Corporate Global Policies and Instructions
  • Responsible for inventory control in warehouse
  • Responsible for in country and international logistics including custom clearance.

Suppliers and Commercial support:

  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships
  • Negotiate pricing and service level agreements; Provide pricing as required
  • Identify, pre-qualify and validate “in country” suppliers
  • Regular audits of suppliers; Provide support and advise in client meetings when necessary
  • Participate in tender proceedings when applicable

Team Leadership:

  • Provide guidance, support and leadership to the Medical Supply Services team
  • Functionally manager the Nigerian Medical Supply Services team
  • Determine and measure performance indicators of team members
  • Develop team members to upgrade skills and knowledge


  • Provide reports and analysis of Medical Supply Services performance
  • Ensure good governance on invoicing
  • Adherence to supplier payment terms
  • Compliance to export / import regulations
  • Participate and assist in AR meetings

Management Team:

  • Participate in management meetings
  • Provide input and participation into projects and initiatives
  • Provide analysis and reports on activities of the department
  • Provide comments and solutions on financial performance of Medical Supply Services
  • Participate in annual budget processes
  • Participate and be responsible for Medical Supply Services related items on the Service Centre Audit
  • Drive quality and Adhere to and enforce company policies

Deadline: 6th February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: or 

Note: This role is open to candidates in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. However, candidates who are willingly and ready to relocate to PHC might apply”. Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

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