Humanitarian Logistics Coordinator at Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities.
In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters.

Job Title: Humanitarian Logistics Coordinator

Responsibilities

  • Coordination of programme logistics; implement Save the children policies and procedures for the management of the supply chain, including areas as procurement for cost effective , transport and distribution, warehousing and stock management, management of vehicle fleets, communication systems, and assets.
  • Ensure that Save the Children minimum standards of logistics procedures and country policies are implemented and adhered to in the area of responsibility, supporting relevant staff as required
  • Manage and support logistics staff including ensuring clear division of responsibilities, clear objectives, and management of performance
  • Ensure that procedures within the specific area of responsibility meet Save the Children and donor regulations, whether that be a within a given technical sector in logistics, or a specific field base
  • Provide support to senior logistics Manager on areas relating to budgets, technical aspects of the programme, and implementation mechanisms as required
  • Provide logistics training and capacity building as required
  • The post-holder will comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
Requirements
  • Education-A degree in logistics or an equivalent field
  • Prior experience in logistics management in the NGO sector, within complex/large scale country programmes and in emergency response/humanitarian environments
  • Proven experience in all technical areas of logistics operations including procurement, transport/distribution, warehousing and stock management, fleet management, asset management, communications, and security
  • Experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure
  • Experiencing in managing and supervising others in logistics
  • Ability to synthesise and analyse information, and make clear, informed decisions
  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally
  • Strong planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Cultural awareness, with strong written and spoken communication and interpersonal skills in English and French
  • Technical experience/training in specific areas of logistics eg fleet mechanics, IT/communications networks
  • Technical experience/knowledge in specific types of humanitarian intervention eg Health, WASH, Food Security

Location: Borno

Closing Date
14th April, 2017.



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