Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. As the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States, Catholic Relief Services eases suffering and provides vital assistance to the poorest and most vulnerable people around the world.
About Project Insight
Project Insight is CRS' initiative to improve Finance, Human Resources and Supply Chain functions, including through a global rollout of Oracle technology. Improved processes will make CRS more efficient; using timely, accurate data for decisions will make CRS more effective. By equipping our staff with tools for better stewardship, Insight will help us to better meet the needs of those we serve. Sudan has been identified as a Release 2 country and will require focused attention and support
CRS is implementing an Oracle Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning system, called "Insight" within the agency. The web-based, real-time system will help to give more visibility and controls of daily operations. The Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) Unit is working closely with the Project Insight team, which leads the overall project and IT management of the roll-out, to implement Insight where it's needed and to support and train CRS supply chain staff who will use the software.
As a member of the Country Program Operations Team, the Insight Advisor supports country program to prepare for Project Insight. The Advisor functions as Supply Chain Insight Lead for Sudan and coordinates and liaises with CRS Sudan Insight Lead (HoOps) and Insight area Leads (HR, Finance, ICT), country main office and field offices. The Advisor will coordinate with the Insight Lead (HoOps) to ensure adequate approach to Project Insight preparations and deployment.
The SC Insight Advisor helps CRS Sudan to manage the Supply Chain aspects of Project Insight system implementation. The SC Insight Advisor will be instrumental in the preparation, implementation, and support of Insight. The SC Insight Advisor will be fully responsible for the implementation of Insight SCM modules in CRS Sudan which includes 1) collecting data for Insight configuration and liaising with HQ and Regional Office to ensure proper configuration, including participating in system testing; 2) strengthening supply chain organizational structures and processes for CRS Sudan (main office and sub-offices) as preparation for go-live; 3) training relevant supply chain, operations, and programming staff on the supply chain modules in Insight to ensure that they are ready for go-live; and 4) provide hyper care support to country’s other Insight areas that are live in Insight and implement "train the trainer" exercises to expand the pool of support experts in the Country Program.
This position requires an independent self-motivated and analytical individual who can work with varying stakeholders. The position requires at least 25% travel to the field to ensure project insight is properly and effectively implemented and staff are trained. The position reports to CRS Sudan’s Head of Operations (HoOps)