Save the Children Jobs – Senior Officer – Logistics and Safety Focal Person

Job Title: Senior Officer – Logistics and
Safety Focal Person

Reports to:  Area Manager

Duty Station: Moroto, Uganda

About Save the Children:

Save the
Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival,
protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire
breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate
and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by
delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting
as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.

In Uganda,
we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection,
Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health,
Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts.

Job Summary: The job holder will provide
logistical support to district offices through planning, coordinating and
implementing procedures in the key areas of procurement, fleet, stores/ asset
management and security. This will be achieved through provision of accurate
and timely service delivery to the field programmes in line with the set
policies, procedures and guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • A minimum of a Degree in humanities, Finance/Business studies or
    the equivalent accrued working experience in a related position.
    Possession of a graduate or partial professional qualification in
    logistics, procurement and supplies management is of an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years experience in office administration or management
    preferably in an NGO.
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local
    Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education,
    HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery as may be applicable to the
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations
    and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas,
    occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of
    humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in
    an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including
    influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of
    humanitarian responses.

How to Apply:

Please send
your applications with detailed CV indicating 3 referees, two of whom should
have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director
of Human Resources & Administration

Save the

Plot 68/70,
Kira Road

P. O. Box
12018, Kampala

NB: Testimonials/certificates
should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

Deadline: 19th April 2013.

Save the
Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female
candidates are encouraged to apply.

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