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Senior Operations Manager

Location: Bunia, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
Job ID: 12244
Date Posted: Mar 31, 2021

Job Description

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Are you seeking an Operations career with impact? Join Samaritan’s Purse as the Senior Operations Manager in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This opportunity will allow you to provide strategic oversight and leadership to the operation in the following areas: Project Implementation, Logistics, Procurement, Inventory, Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, and Administration. With your elevated perspective and efficient organizational skills, we will be able to continue working and sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ while maintaining exceptional programming to meet the physical needs of the people we are serving.  Join us to use your skills and passion to make an impact with an eternal purpose!

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do!  We start each day with a time of devotions and then we join together to pray for one another, our staff and volunteers serving around the globe.

Check out why people love serving with Samaritan’s Purse: https://bit.ly/2F8Nom5

 

Job Duties

  • Insure efficiency with the highest standard of integrity and provide support in the achievement of program of objectives through maintenance and improvement of project procurement systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Manage and direct the logistics department to ensure a complete warehousing system is established and followed at all bases.
  • Provide leadership to logistics department as they oversee Information Technology Services, ensuring quality service and hardware provision to all staff at all bases.
  • Develop, train, and ensure compliance of all staff on a complete Procurement policy to augment the current FOG Procurement Manual.
  • Understand Samaritan’s Purse financial and budgeting systems in order to effectively supervise the implementation of operational budgets.
  • Mentor and train all staff in operations in order to ensure that they follow policy.
  • Regularly visit all bases to ensure operations comply with set operational protocols and that logistics are fully supporting DRC project efforts.

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • A personal, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and desire to continue being an active, consistent witness for Him.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; preferably in Logistics/Transportation Management; one to two year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated integrity, honesty, transparency, and ethical character.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to cope with stress and live in basic conditions; flexibility and patience. 
  • Ability to network and build relationships with government, civil society, and community partners. 
  • Experience with and have a working knowledge of Access or other relational data base systems beneficial.
  • Ability to concisely explain information to others, both management and field staff; ask questions for clarification, demonstrate openness and willingness to share and learn   

 

Job Location: Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Type: Full-Time

Restrictions: Accompanied

Language Requirement: Fluency in English required, French and/or Kiswahili strongly preferred

Travel ExpectationsTravel in and out of the field and within the region

 

Benefits

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan (after 1yr)
  • 10 paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • 12 vacation days per year
  • Annual home leave

 

Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:

* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.  (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)

* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)

* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.   (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)

* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)

* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.   (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)

* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)

* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.  (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)

* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.   (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)

* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism.   (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen.   (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10)

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    Location: Bunia, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
    Date Posted: Mar 31, 2021

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