ICMP - International Commission on Missing Persons

ICMP The Hague, Netherlands


Every year, millions of people around the world go missing as a result of conflict, human rights abuses, disasters, organized crime, irregular migration, and other causes. Be part of a growing international organization that is dedicated to tackling this global challenge. To learn more about ICMP click here to see our website, or follow us on Twitter @TheICMP.

What we do

ICMP endeavors to secure the co-operation of governments and other authorities in locating persons missing as a result of conflicts, human rights abuses, disasters, organized violence, and other causes and to assist them in doing so. ICMP also supports the work of other organizations in their efforts, encourages public involvement in its activities and contributes to the development of appropriate expressions of commemoration and tribute to the missing.

Job in Brief

The Senior Procurement and Logistics Officer’s main job duties are the following:

  • Work together with the Director CS to implement global procurement strategies that result in cost savings, optimized purchasing power, consistent service levels and reduced administrative costs
  • Support managers and officers in building and strengthening relationships with external vendors, including landlords and suppliers in all ICMP areas of operation
  • Support ICMP’s Lab with the procurement of highly technical equipment and services.
  • Developing procurement plans for the Lab and HQ to ensure timely procurement of goods and services
  • Lead and approve tender processes, support staff in understanding and interpreting policies, raising PR /POs and ensure the procurement process aligns with policy
  • Coordinate the development and cost estimates related to the purchases of goods and services including rental costs, suppliers to be included in grant proposals, and ensure timely and effective reporting on approved grants
  • Coordinate with remote teams across several time zones of procurement and general service officers with various backgrounds and levels of expertise
  • Conduct oversight of all procurement processes, flag areas of concern, and suggest corrective action to the Director CS
  • Review, update and maintain ICMP logistics, procurement, travel and office management policies and procedures
  • In consultations with the Director CS, review, update and ensure an effective system of procurement document management that ensures compliance with donor audit requirements

  • Ensure effective planning and delivery of travel services to support programmatic activities in accordance with ICMP travel policy
  • Ensure purchased assets are registered in accordance with ICMP’s policies
  • Ensure disposal of assets are registered in accordance with ICMP’s policies

Job Qualification

  • University or equivalent degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Procurement, Public Administration, Business Administration or relevant discipline
  • At least five years of relevant experience in an international organization, government institution or international non-governmental organization with a proven track record in leading organizational development programs
  • Pro ven ability to conceptualize and develop logistics and procurement strategies and policies to meet the needs of a small-medium sized decentralized international organization
  • Solid knowledge and experience in effective logistics and procurement, including the application of best practices in supply chain management in challenging and/or post conflict environments
  • Demonstrated experience leading/facilitating change management processes
  • Exceptional proficiency in w ritten and spoken English, proficiency in a second language is desirable such as Arabic, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian or Vietnamese
  • Willingness and ability to travel often on short notice and to hardship or hostile areas
  • Willing to work additional hours at critical times including in the evenings and on weekends
  • Physical and mental resilience, with the ability to operate effectively in hostile environments and to manage a heathy work-life equilibrium

Salary and Allowances

This is a full-time position with a competitive base salary at the E5 level on the ICMP professional salary scale, includes a post adjustment, six weeks of paid leave and extended health and dental benefits. The position is eligible for expatriate benefits including relocation allowance, education allowance for eligible dependent children and dependent health insurance coverage.

This position is based in the international city of peace and justice, The Hague, The Netherlands. The Hague is a comfortable city and appeals to those with a wide range of interests. To learn more about living in The Hague click here . ICMP enjoys exemption from income tax and social security deductions in The Netherlands (staff members are responsible for any income tax in their home country).

Expected start date: Immediately

Review of applications will begin on 10 October 2022; however, the position will remain open until filled.

ICMP is committed to maintaining an environment of mutual respect, where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants. ICMP believes that diversity and inclusion among our staff are critical to our success as a global organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals from a thoroughly diverse range of candidates. ICMP is proud to be part of the International Gender Champions network.

ICMP may cancel this recruitment without notice or may decide to offer a position with different duties and/or contract length.

Tags: change management, document management, human rights, logistics, office management, organizational development, organized crime, procurement, public administration, purchasing power, supply chain, supply chain management, ukrainian