Global Procurement and Logistics Advisor

  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

Mines Advisory Group

Global Procurement and Logistics Advisor

Location: Roving (Home Based when not travelling*)

Starting salary for this position is £46,860 per annum (plus contributory pension)

MAG is moving to a new phase of its Procurement and Logistics transformation journey, engaging on new areas and focusing on stabilising all the changes that have been promoted during the past few years. In order to get ready to support the implementation of the projects in pipeline, the team is recruiting to some critical roles.

About MAG:

MAG (Mines Advisory Group) is an international humanitarian organisation based in Manchester, UK, and working in 32 countries. We remove landmines and unexploded ordnance to release safe and productive land for communities, and work to reduce the threat of armed violence by supporting governments to safely manage weapons and ammunition. In 1997, MAG was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for our work campaigning for the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention.

MAG is moving to a new phase of its Procurement and Logistics transformation journey, engaging on new areas and focusing on stabilising all the changes that have been promoted during the past few years. In order to get ready to support the implementation of the projects in pipeline, the team is recruiting to some critical roles.

About the role:

The Procurement and Logistics Advisor provides strategic and operational logistics support to multiple country programmes across allocated portfolios, while acting as enabler for MAG’s Procurement and Logistics function transformation initiative.

This position facilitates logistics change management, supporting adoption of MAG logistics and procurement SOPs and systems at country programmes level, while providing hands-on support to country programmes counterparts in managing any contingent needs.

The post holder will work closely with key colleagues across multiple MAG functions and geographical locations, to ensure adequate risk management processes are in place for MAG’s Procurement and Logistics operations.

About you:

We are seeking a senior procurement and logistics individual with experience in the NGO/humanitarian sector. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in overseeing large-scale operations in challenging environments, both in field and head office settings across multiple countries. Essential skills include exceptional team leadership, the ability to optimize resources and logistics systems, and a proven track record in organizational change management. Strong communication, negotiation, and analytical capabilities are vital, alongside a talent for fostering inter-departmental collaboration and remote work coordination.

*We are currently recruiting for two Global Procurement and Logistics Advisors. These are permanent positions which have been classified as ‘roving’. This means that you will be expected to be visiting MAG’s programmes for 60% of your working time or more. When not travelling or in a MAG programme, you will be based at home. MAG will consider applications from candidates who are based in any country, however, the final decision on whether employment in a specific country location can be supported will be based on a compliance and budget check, and be reviewed by MAG’s senior management. You should therefore clearly set out the country that you would wish to be based remotely in. Please note that the terms and conditions of employment may be set according to location, to ensure legal compliance, and therefore it is not possible to include full details here. The details provided below are relevant to UK-based applicants. To find out about terms and conditions in another location, please contact [email protected].

How to apply

Further information and how to apply:

For the further information on the role, the application pack and details of how to apply, please visit the MAG website at Global Procurement and Logistics Advisor | MAG (maginternational.org) by the closing date of 7th January 2024.

Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding hereand background checks here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available on our website.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.


Deadline: 7 Jan 2024