Intern – Supply Chain

  • Internship
  • Karen

World Vision

Job Requisition ID: R23789

About Us: With a legacy spanning over 70 years, we are dedicated to empowering vulnerable children to transcend poverty and embrace the richness of life. Our mission, fueled by our Christian faith, propels us to aid children of all backgrounds, even in the most perilous corners of the world. Be a part of our global team of 33,000+ professionals operating across nearly 100 countries, and contribute to the transformative narrative of these children’s lives.

Key Responsibilities: Embark on a Journey of Growth

Planning: Ensuring Smooth Operations

  • Collaborate on reviewing the procurement plan and oversee its execution.
  • Facilitate reviews of requests and secure internal customer approvals for modifications.
  • Innovate by identifying alternative supply sources for non-contracted materials/services.
  • Safeguard the secure delivery and receipt of ordered materials.

Strategic Sourcing: Shaping Tomorrow’s Procurement Landscape

  • Assist in executing Market Assessment and Supplier Pre-Qualification, aligning with guidelines.
  • Manage the RFQ/RFP Process, adhering to approved frameworks.
  • Foster supplier relationships by accurately compiling master data management forms.
  • Oversee contract closure, renewal, or retender for assigned commodities.
  • Ensure mutual understanding of contractual conditions and performance indicators.
  • Collaborate on identifying, resolving, or escalating contract-related issues.

Procurement Execution: Orchestrating Seamlessness

  • Receive Purchase Requisitions, ensuring clarity in specifications.
  • Initiate sourcing events for items not under contract and update records accordingly.
  • Implement Procurement Policies in Supplier Award decisions, respecting thresholds.
  • Assemble documentation for Finance, expediting supplier payments.

Data Management and Analysis: Informing Decisions with Insights

  • Gather and analyze organizational data for informed decision-making.
  • Aid in designing business metrics to monitor SCM performance.
  • Summarize supplier bid responses for Procurement Committee award meetings.
  • Track and analyze procurement performance against target levels.

Process, Procedure, and Policy: Navigating Consistency

  • Execute procurement tasks in accordance with established policies and guidelines.
  • Solicit and report customer feedback to inform policy enhancements.

Systems Development & Implementation: Pioneering Evolution

  • Gather and communicate data for system improvements.

Control & Compliance: Upholding Integrity

  • Aid in supplier pre-qualification and records management.
  • Participate in developing risk assessment tools for procurement.
  • Maintain records in alignment with management guidelines.
  • Collaborate with Requesters for timely closure of open Purchase Orders.
  • Contribute to committees and task forces as required.

Eligibility Criteria: Be Part of the Change

To be eligible for our graduate internship programme, you must be a Kenyan citizen who meets these criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree graduates who have been beneficiaries of child sponsorship or experienced WV’s community development in their homes will be prioritized.
  • Display a genuine desire and capacity to serve in underserved areas of Kenya.
  • Embrace Christianity, irrespective of denomination, gender, or ethnicity.
  • Demonstrate good character, honesty, competence, and sound physical and emotional health.
  • Commit to dedicating your time to the project for the entire year.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Procurement), Procurement, Supply Chain Management, or a relevant field within the last year.

Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant:

Showcase your passion for community development and your commitment to making a difference. Highlight experiences that demonstrate your ability to collaborate, analyze, and contribute to an impactful procurement process. Embrace the values of integrity, adaptability, and innovation as you embark on this transformative journey. Your genuine desire to empower vulnerable children will set you apart as a promising candidate.






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