Logistics Officer at International Medical Corps (IMC)

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.


Job Title: Logistics Officer 

Descriptions

  • The Logistics Officer will be based in Maiduguri and is responsible for facilitating the procurement and logistics aspects of International Medical Corps’ procurement and logistic operation.
  • Working closely with Program, Administration, Finance and;
  • He/She is instrumental in supporting program activities in Borno by ensuring effective and efficient service delivery to the programme team.

Responsibilities

  • Provide to your supervisor the support to assist with the delivery of, and implementation of, all logistics support systems according to IMC Logistics policies and procedures.
  • Assist your supervisor with local market surveys, to gain knowledge of the availability and price of local items.
  • Assist your supervisor with engagement with freight forwarding agencies, freight handling/clearance agents, and local Customs, to ensure that cargo is managed at all points of the supply chain.
  • Assist with the proactive tracking of all supplies, equipment, materiel and food in transit, through its receipt, storage, and onward distribution.
  • Assist with the timely reporting on stock status, to help Program staff with planning of stock replenishment, and, support Program staff to verify that distribution has occurred according to the intentions and plans of your supervisor, donors, IMC, and project partners.
  • Assist with the management of all matters logistics.
  • Assist with ensuring that the usage of fuel is correctly managed and recorded.
  • Raise issues to your supervisor on security-related transport issues, such as booking in/out, satcomms, radios and assist with addressing them.
  • Be flexible and manage your time accordingly, to be prepared to tackle other tasks commensurate with your role, and level of experience, at short notice.

Qualifications

  • Degree in a relevant business field is desired.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in procurement and logistics departments of governmental, non-governmental or commercial organization.
  • An experience in large scale supply chain management preferably Humanitarian Logistics
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills. Understanding of local Language( Hausa) is mandatory
  • High computer skills on MS Office programs, especially in MS Excel.
  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task and process information into action as to not delay program activities.
  • Willingness to work in hardship area.

Location: Biu/Damboa

Closing Date
19th April, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and applications addressed to the "Human Resource Manager, International Medical Corps" via: imcnigeriavacancy@internationalmedicalcorps.org

Note

  • Candidates must state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, otherwise applications will not be considered.
  • Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document.
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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