Associate, Premix Facility

London, United Kingdom
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The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a procurement professional to join their GAIN Premix Facility team. The role will be based in London and is offered on a two year contract basis.

About GAIN

GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

The GAIN Premix Facility (GPF) was launched in July 2009 to fill a strategic gap in sourcing affordable and quality-certified vitamin and mineral premix. Designed to support GAIN fortification programs and help partners - particularly in the developing world - manage premix procurement, the GPF has expanded its operations by establishing strategic partnerships and creating innovative procurement and financing models that facilitate access to premix.

About the role

The Associate, GAIN Premix Facility is a key member of the food fortification programme team. Reporting to the Programme Lead, you will be responsible for supporting our procurement and supply chain management ensuring that GAIN’s overall forecast and budget is completed efficiently.  You will be responsible for managing our supplier contracts, risk management and preparing high quality reports. In addition to this, you will gain exposure to business development activities, concept development and more. This will involve significant dealings with finance and non-finance colleagues based in GAIN’s offices in Europe, the US, Africa, and Asia.

About you

You will have experience in supplier and client management with demonstrable experience of  ERP/order management systems.  You will be well versed in generating reports to assess programme performance. In addition to this, you will be well acquainted with Excel and comfortable learning new software.  You will have strong interpersonal skills to enable you to communicate at all levels of finance and non-finance staff, an inquiring mindset, and an ability to understand complex financial matters.

About our offer

In addition to competitive salary, GAIN offers an attractive pension scheme, 25 days holiday (plus public holiday), flexible working, home working and professional development opportunities. We will support you to grow in your career and offer this within a supportive and collaborative environment.
For more detailed information please see the attached job description and to apply, click the "Apply Now" link.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued.  We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.

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Closing Date
26 Jan 2020

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