HEAD OF POOLED PROCUREMENT SERVICES
About the OECS
The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is an inter-governmental organisation dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance among independent and non-independent countries in the Eastern Caribbean. Under the Treaty of Basseterre (RTB, 1981) and now The Revised RTB (2010), Member States agree to cooperate with each other and promote unity and solidarity, including participation by Protocol Members in an Economic Union. Read More...
Under the general direction of the Head of Human and Social Services, the Head of the Pooled Procurement & Supply Chain Management will lead the development and transition of the OECS Pharmaceutical Procurement unit into a broader entity responsible for driving the effective and efficient pooled procurement of goods and services creating low cost and best value to the Member States. The Head of Pooled Procurement and Supply Chain Management will provide thought leadership and strategic direction on international supply chain management permitting the OECS to benefit from economies of scale.
A strong change management and relationship thinker, this role will seek opportunities to develop valuable internal and external partnerships to translate strategy into business results.
He/she will develop and lead a high performing team capable of delivering PPS goals, including business performance reporting and administrative services for travel and procurement.
The role will be responsible for creating an environment of trust, open communication and innovative thinking in which teams can be developed and engaged.
The Head of Pooled Procurement Services will:
EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
The OECS Commission, Castries, St. Lucia. The role of Head, Pooled Procurement is open to nationals of OECS Member States.
The position is on a fixed-term basis subject to satisfactory annual reviews. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and exempt from income taxes. In addition to the basic salary, the post attracts other allowances. The incumbent will be eligible for membership in the Organisation’s non-contributory Group Health and Life Insurance Scheme. Reasonable relocation expenses will be reimbursed where applicable.
Deadline extension for applications: 25 September 2020
Only applications under consideration will be acknowledged.
The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is an International Inter-governmental Organisation dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance among independent and non-independent countries in the Eastern Caribbean.
The OECS is now an eleven member grouping comprising the full Member States of Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines, with the British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Martinique and Guadeloupe as associate members of the OECS.