Logistics Delegate NGO Job Careers - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)


Job Title:              Logistics Delegate
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

Job Summary: The Logistics Delegate will support the delivery of Uganda logistics services in-line with GLS strategy and procedures ensuring a high quality service provision that meets the needs of services users.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Together with URCS plan and organise country level IFRC logistics activities, including transportation and warehouse/stock management ensuring adherence to URCS and IFRC procedures and standards to provide a high quality, efficient and cost effective logistics service that meets the needs of services users
  • Develop procurement plans together with URCS and assure that the plans are aligned to the action plans.
  • Train and develop the procurement staff on the implemented procurement tracker, and ensure that the procurement tracker is sent to key stakeholders on a weekly basis.
  • Oversee that all requisitions follow the IFRC procurement guidelines.
  • Oversee that all IFRC cars are well managed by the assigned IFRC drivers, by providing oversight on daily vehicle inspections, vehicle safety and cleanliness.
  • Solve problems in the field by engaging the strengths of other actors under the UNHCR umbrella.
  • Support the Operations Manager by attending selected meetings .
  • To manage tasks and resources effectively so that deliverables are achieved within set budgets, timelines and standards
  • To develop the logistics strategy for the operation in order to provide efficient logistics services to all programs
  • To build relationships with NS Logistics teams in order to share learning and build capabilities to enable the transference of logistics activities from IFRC to NS responsibility
  • To provide logistics technical advice, support and training to IFRC staff/delegates and NS to ensure the necessary capability and understanding exists to ensure that there is full adherence to best practice principles, and compliance with necessary regulation, legislation and IFRC procedures
  • To prepare timely monthly reports detailing specifics according to the needs and distributing them to the Regional Logistics Unit and / or to Geneva
  • To support the mapping of country and NS needs, providing insight and accurate information such that country level logistics support is able to meet identified and contingency needs


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a professional qualification in logistics or equivalent experience
  • Five years professional experience in general logistics, including warehousing, transportation, customs clearance & procurement
  • Experience in Red Cross work, working in developing countries for a humanitarian aid organisation
  • Experience in training and use of participatory methodologies
  • Experience of managing and supporting staff
  • Proven experience to carry out logistics assessments and set up large operations
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Self-supporting in computers
  • Coordination and partner relationship building/ Excellent skills in networking with other agencies and organizations - Good interpersonal skills      
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions, meet deadlines and travel extensively to support field operations or training
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills as well as logistics technical expertise with good knowledge of Logistics tools and guidelines for programming
  • Valid international driving license for light vehicles (manual gears)
  • Skills to analyse and draw conclusions for a rapid and well-argued decision
  • Good Knowledge of the region and capacity to practice political and cultural sensitivity
  • Knowledge of Red Cross Red Crescent Movement and Sharing the RC/RC principles and values
  • Skills in training and developing staff capacity
  • Competencies and values
  • Communication; Collaboration and Teamwork; Judgement and Decision Making; National Society and Customer Relations; Creativity and Innovation; Building Trust; Accountability, Professionalism, Integrity

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 10th April 2018

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