USAID Project Procurement Jobs – Logistics Manager at Abt Associates Inc.

Job
Title: Logistics Manager
Organisation: Abt Associates Inc.
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
Reports
to:
Deputy Chief of
Party



About
USAID Project:

The USAID-funded Uganda IRS Phase II Project’s objective is to conduct a
comprehensive spraying program and establish the foundation for sustainable,
effective, high-quality indoor residual spraying (IRS) activities.
Job
Summary:
The Logistics
Manager will be responsible for the efficient and effective management of all
logistics related to IRS.



Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Charged
    with the overseeing stock/supply levels and determines critical reorder/resupply
    levels for each item
  • Give
    surety to the suppliers and follow-up of supply activities, of warehousing
    and distribution, of upstream and downstream transportation
  • Guides,
    supervises, and work closely with Storekeepers and Store Managers to
    quantify supplies, identify shortages and resolve shortage related issues
  • In
    conjunction with respective Store Managers and Field Coordinators,
    provides training to sub-county/parish level storekeepers
  • Ensures
    that proper records are maintained on all incoming and outgoing
    items/supplies
  • Ensures
    that inventory levels are conducted quarterly and a detailed report
    submitted to management-.
  • Give
    ad-hoc reports as requested.
  • Ensure
    all store health and safety measures are in place and followed diligently
    Works with the project’s Environmental Compliance Officer to ensure proper
    clearance and disposal of all waste material from the stores
  • In
    collaboration with the Field Coordinators and Procurement Officer,
    prepares procurement plan of all supplies for upcoming spray rounds
  • Carry
    out regular checks of all spraying equipment to ensure that they are in
    good condition and that sufficient stocks of spare parts are on hand for any
    repairs as may be required.
  • Safeguard
    warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security
    procedures and protocols.
  • Motivates,
    organizes and encourages teamwork to ensure proper logistics management.
  • Supervises
    the planned maintenance of project vehicles and ensures their effective
    and efficient usage (hired & owned) performs any other assigned duties
    necessary for the proper functioning of the logistics department and the
    project.

Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should possess a Bachelors Degree in Logistics/Transport
    Management or Business Administration Masters degree is an advantage
  • Skills in Warehouse and logistics management skills in a rapidly changing
    environment
  • A
    minimum of eight years of experience in similar position in an
    international organization, preferably in humanitarian logistics
  • Proven
    experience in donor –funded projects preferred
  • Proven
    ability to lead and manage staff and logistics teams
  • Demonstrated
    ability to work independently, use sound judgment and strong analytical
    skills
  • Good
    interpersonal communications skills and organization skills
    Good knowledge of FAR/AIDAR is an added advantage.



How
to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates with the above job requirements should send
their CV and cover letters via e-mail to: procurement@ugandairs.com



NB: Only
shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Abt Associates Inc. is an equal
opportunity employer; any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic
disqualification.
Deadline:
2nd August, 2013
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