International Logistics / Supply Chain Manager - (180000YV)
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVDGH) and the Division of Geographic Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine are recruiting for an International Logistics / Supply Chain Manager to join a multidisciplinary research program . This opening provides an exciting opportunity to join a research team that is designing epidemiological and microbiological studies of endemic typhoid fever at a field site in Western Samoa.
This is a full-time staff position based in Samoa
Maintain tracking of international purchase and supply chain of medical, research, and laboratory supplies, equipment, and disposables. Ensure that appropriate supply chain exists to maintain records and controls over inventory and equipment. Ensure adequate inventory levels at destination of supplies and confirm that reorders are made on a timely basis. Coordinate efforts with other campus and program offices to ensure that fiscal controls required by state, university, and funding agencies are enforced.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Collaborate with local or in-country management to plan acquisition of supplies, equipment and materials on appropriate scale, annual, quarterly, or monthly.
Maintain contact with local purchasing authorities and with pertinent vendors providing goods and services to the organization.
Track movement of goods and supplies to and through responsible shipping agents to ensure their timely delivery to destination
Sustain tracking and control over entire supply chain management, including refrigerated, hazardous, and other products requiring special handling or special permits. Use or direct the use of appropriate supply chain management applications or software.
Where necessary, coordinate international shipment, documentation, permitting and tariff arrangements for equipment or materials purchased in one country for shipment to another.
With assistance of local staff, track inventory and determine economic order quantity levels for reorder
Coordinate with University offices, including preparing reports and analyses for accounting and purchasing or for reports to funding agencies.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, finance, business management, or related field that may include appropriate coursework in inventory management. MBA or MPA preferred.
Experience: Five (5) years of experience in traffic management, inventory management, and/or supply chain management. Prior experience with or exposure to international shipping and associated regulations is preferred.
Preferred: Certification in Humanitarian Logistics desired.
Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of pertinent procurement regulations. Knowledge of international shipping, storage, tariff, and regulatory constraints on the shipment of medical supplies and hazardous materials.
Analytical skills necessary for use and need analysis, forecasting, establishing re-order levels and computing economic order quantities.
Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes necessary to meet established quality standards.
Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
Oral/written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet, and database management. Familiarity with supply chain management applications desirable.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1903E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: SOM Ctr for Vaccine Development
Job Posting: Jul 10, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 95941
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.