Logistician needed at Médecins du Monde

For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies.
Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.

Job Title: Logistician (M/F) Nigeria - Maiduguri


  • As a logistician, you will be under the supervision of the logistics coordinator. 
  • You will support the national logistic team for the implementation of the base and you will follow-up the logistics activities with the resources, procedures and tools defined with the logistic coordinator.


  • Supply for the implementation of the base and the program.
  • Supervise purchasing, ensuring that approval rules and procedures are observed.
  • Select suppliers and negotiate prices, deadlines and delivery methods.
  • Update price lists and supplier files, update the purchase follow-up tools.
  • Ensure the vehicle fleet management, supervising the drivers’ team and ensuring the maintenance of the vehicles.
  • Ensure the regular order for the guesthouse and the maintenance of the base.
  • Upgrade and develop facilities for the leaving area of the expatriate.
  • Supervise the team of guards, including scheduling, in line with MDM HR policies.
  • Support the logistics coordinator in all aspects of security management for the mission.
  • Collect security reports and follow up.
  • Ensure implementation of the security protocols by the drivers and guards, as well as through procurement procedures and any other areas of work.


  • Certificate in logistic management (such as Bioforce Institute)
  • At least 2-3 years of professional experience in logistics
  • At least 1 previous experience with an I.NGO is required (with MDM is an asset)
  • Experience dealing with suppliers and following procurement procedures
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office tool pack (Word, Excel)
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to be flexible
  • Ability to work under stressful situation and under specific security context
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Languages: English is mandatory (oral, written)
  • French is an asset
  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

Location: Maiduguri

Closing Date
26th March, 2017



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