Materials Manager - Hospital in Iraq

General Information

Job Type:
Health Care/ Pharmaceutical
Date Posted:
Nov 24, 2021
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


For a new hospital in Iraq:

Job Title: Materials Manager
Job Location: Iraq

Job Brief: The hospital is looking for an experienced and organized Procurement Manager to join its team. The Procurement Manager manages the hospital’s supply of products and services. Procurement Manager responsibilities include strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers.

Job Responsibilities
• Optimize use of Materials Management Information System and other Supply Chain automation tools that works to eliminate unnecessary work, simplify necessary work, centralize simplified work, and automate centralized work.
• Implement system wide inventory strategy and improve supply chain performance through a reduction in obsolete inventory, improvements in inventory turns and improvement in inventory replenishment processes.
• Assists in the implementation of contract and efficiency related cost saving initiatives throughout the entity in a responsive manner, meeting established system wide savings, implementation and compliance goals.
• Optimize use of existing facilities and staffing to ensure appropriate product stocking levels and utilization.
• Carry out system-wide logistics policies and procedures at the entity level and ensure these standardized polices are consistently implemented.
• Develop policies and procedures as needed related to inventory requirements to meet required on hand inventory minimums and to meet requirements to support local disasters.
• Ensure appropriate delivery systems such as Low Unit of Measure (LUM), Just in Time (JIT), and/or point of use type systems are evaluated and wherever possible implemented in a standardized and consistent manner.
• Utilize standardized system wide dashboard analytics to measure inventory levels, ensure proper inventory controls and other Supply Chain operations key measures of performance to ensure they are measured, monitored and goals are met.
• Perform evaluations, counseling, corrective action and train staff according to system wide policies and procedures.

Job Specifications
• At least 7 years of experience in Hospital Materials Management
• BSc degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
• Aptitude for working with numbers
• Strong leadership capabilities
• Excellent communication skills
• Attention to detail

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