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Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. As the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States, Catholic Relief Services eases suffering and provides vital assistance to the poorest and most vulnerable people around the world. The CRS/EARO region, is comprised of 7 Country Programs (CPs) — Ethiopia-Somalia, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda; EARO has a total FY22 budgeted program value of over $300 million. The CP’s are recipients of funding from diverse donors both as prime and sub awardees, with several large USG-funded awards.
Note: This is a telecommuter role; candidates from the East African region are encouraged to apply.
CRS is implementing an Oracle Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning system, called “Insight” within the agency. The web-based, real-time system will help to give more visibility and controls of daily operations. The Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) Unit is working closely with the Project Insight team, which leads the overall project and IT management of the roll-out, to implement Insight where it’s needed and to support and train CRS supply chain staff who will use the software.
The EARO SCM ERP will be responsible and take the lead for the Supply Chain aspects of our ERP system implementation. The SCM ERP Advisor will be instrumental in the preparation, implementation, and support of Insight. The SCM ERP Implementation Advisor will be fully responsible for the implementation of Insight SCM modules in EARO], which includes
1) collecting data for Insight configuration and liaising with HQ to ensure proper configuration, including participating in system testing;
2) strengthening supply chain organizational structures and processes for certain complex countries as preparation for go-live (a part of the Supply Chain Transformation for Excellence Project [STEP Up]);
3) training relevant supply chain, operations, and programming staff on the supply chain modules in Insight to ensure that they are ready for go-live; and
4) provide hypercare support to countries that are live in Insight and implement “train the trainer” exercises to expand the pool of support experts in the agency.
Data Collection, Configuration, and System Preparation
Training and Hypercare Coordination
Required Language Skills: English.
Desired Language Skills: Arabic
Travel Required (25% minimum up to 50%)
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination.
CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people – especially children and vulnerable adults – to live free from abuse and harm.
CRS welcomes candidates from the countries and regions in which we work. In the event the successful candidate is an expatriate or global telecommuter, the anticipated duration of the assignment is informed by a term limit, based on the type and level of the job and the needs of the agency.
CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer