Procurement and Logistics Lead

Last date of application
 10-Feb-23 23:59 HR
Job Description

Procurement and Logistics Lead
Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India, New Delhi


1. POSITIONS VACANT: Procurement and Logistics Lead, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) India, New Delhi



FIND, the global alliance for diagnostics, seeks to ensure equitable access to reliable diagnosis around the world. FIND connects countries and communities, funders, decision makers, healthcare providers and developers to spur diagnostic innovation and make testing an integral part of sustainable, resilient health systems. FIND is working to save 1 million lives through accessible, quality diagnosis, and save US$1 billion in healthcare costs to patients and health systems. FIND is co-convener of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator diagnostics pillar, and a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Laboratory Strengthening and Diagnostic Technology Evaluation.

FIND India is supporting NTEP lab network through continued sustenance of service delivery and expansion of NTEP’s diagnostic capacity for Drug Resistant-TB through development of 20 new C-DST labs, operationalization of genome sequencing equipment and scaling up of the LIMS to all C-DST labs.

One of the strategic pillars in the NTEP’s national strategic plan (NSP) is “Detect”, which focuses on creating a comprehensive, high-quality TB diagnostic network to accurately and rapidly diagnose TB and link the patients with appropriate and timely treatment.

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Reporting to Director FIND India, the Procurement and Logistics Lead shall be responsible for leading procurement and supply chain operations including purchasing, logistics, and inventory, selection and management of vendor relationships, and strategically monitoring opportunities and obstacles impacting FIND’s ability to fulfill stakeholder requirements.

S/he will work closely with the senior management, other functions, and project teams at FIND and external stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

(A) Procurement & Logistics:

(1) Set and maintain an effective procurement planning and monitoring system;
(2) Plan and supervise for timely procurement of items, equipment, and services;
(3) Plan and supervise for smooth and timely delivery and storage of procured items;
(4) Lead operationalization, implementation, monitoring and supervision of all procurement and supply chain activities and evaluate outputs and outcomes;
(5) Revamp policies and procedures as per the market and needs of the organization;
(6) Track progress against the committed timelines and regularly review and update internal SOPs (submissions to FIND QM);
(7) Vendor Management including timely payment settlements;
(8) Provide the procurement plan and identification risk and provide solution to the senior management team;

(B) Capacity Building:

(1) Capacity building for Procurement and Supply Chain teams;

(C) Compliances:

(1) Ensure compliance with FIND SOPs, donor policy and national rules and regulations for procurement;
(2) Ensure that the audit requirements are met;
(3) Track progress against the committed timelines;
(4) Represents at various internal and external forums/meetings;

(D) Data Management and Reporting:

(1) Ensure appropriate mechanism for management of procurement and supply chain data, including its archiving and accessibility;
(2) Supervise vendor database management and timely data reporting.

(E) Procurement Software:

(1) Supervise smooth functioning of procurement management software.

(F) Team Management:

(1) Provide necessary guidance to the team and supervise the Procurement and Supply Chain team.

(G) Others:

(1) Take regular customer satisfaction feedback from units /projects/ vendors and other stakeholders and work on the same;
(2) Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.



Applicant must have a master’s in a relevant discipline.


(1) Minimum 10 years of experience, of which five years should be in procurement and supply chain management;
(2) Understanding of procurement and supply chain cycle for drugs and medical equipment shall be preferred;
(3) Experience in the public health/ pharma industry shall be preferred.

Skills and Competencies

(1) Knowledge about the non-profit sector
(2) In-depth knowledge of procurement and supply chain processes including demand forecasting, procurement, inventory management, etc;
(3) Ability to develop and institutionalize operational processes and controls;
(4) Ability to understand and define processes;
(5) People/ Team Management skills;
(6) Proven management skills with the ability to optimise team performance and development;
(7) Strong interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills;
(8) Proven analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills;
(9) Strong planning skills with the ability to handle multiple projects through to completion and to manage competing priorities. on the needs of the job;
(10) Good interpersonal skills, able to work as part of a team.

5. NUMBER OF VACANCY(s): One Vacancy.

6. LOCATION: New Delhi


The gross remuneration budgeted for the position is attractive and shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience, and salary history, of the selected candidate.


The successful candidate shall be issued an employment contract from the date of joining till March 31, 2024, and shall be renewable subject to satisfactory performance, project extension and fund availability.



Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 4081 9900; 4165 3612


Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply online to by or before February 10, 2023.