Marie Stopes International Timor Leste (MSITL)

Vacancy Announcement – Procurement and Logistics Manager


20 April 2015


Marie Stopes International Timor-Leste (MSITL), a member of the Marie Stopes International (MSI) global partnership is non-profit, non-government organization (NGO) specializing in supporting and delivering high quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services (SRH). We have been working in Timor-Leste since 2007 to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) implement national reproductive health strategies and achieve national maternal health goals. Our guiding principles are to support the MoH to deliver a broad range of high quality family planning and SRH services, ensure excellence in clinical quality; and support the delivery of services that are client-focused and promote choice.


MSITL seeks a Timorese National for the position of Procurement and Logistics Manager. The Procurement and Logistics Manager is responsible for providing strategic leadership to MSITL, ensuring appropriate systems, policies and procedures are in place to support the continued growth of the country program. Reporting to the Country Director, the Procurement and Logistics Manager provides leadership to the Procurement and Logistics team including fleet, asset, security and stock management, and is a key member of MSITL’s executive management team.


Key Requirements of the Position:



  • Postgraduate degree in relevant area


  • Minimum 3 years management experience in related area (minimum 5 years management experience without higher education)
  • Experience working in procurement and logistics
  • Experience negotiating and managing contracts
  • Experience managing assets, supplies and commodities
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Experience in health sector desirable


  • Experience in sexual reproductive health including family planning, STIs and counseling is an advantage
  • Fluent in English and Tetum
  • Negotiation, influencing and conflict management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical and organizational skills, including ability to prioritize and manage workload
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines5e4
  • Intermediate skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to be flexible and support the needs of the team as required


  • Respects and has commitment to an individual’s right to control their own fertility
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to continuing professional development
  • Client focused


MSITL is an equal opportunities employer. Eligible female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


All interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing their suitability to the above requirements in English. The candidate should include a recent CV and names of three traceable referees with their contact details. Additional certificates are not required.


All applications should be addressed to the People and Development Manager, MSITL, Rua Vila Verde, Dili or by email to Nina Da Costa, People and Development Manager, A detailed job description can be obtained by sending an email to the above address.


All applications must be received by MSITL no later than 5pm Friday 27 April 2015. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


NB: For applicants who have applied for this job, requested not to submit your applications again because we have received your application’s, this only to extend our deadline date.