Senior Officer, Logistics NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:      Senior Officer, Logistics
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Reports to: Area Manager
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the
Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has
program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing
programs for over 90 years. 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. Save the Children
delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern
and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff
complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their
rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143
million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly
around the world.
Job Summary: The Senior
Officer, Logistics supports the Area Manager in implementing procurement
functions at the regional offices. The incumbent will be responsible for
ensuring that supply chain management policies and procedures are fully
implemented during the performance of duties. In addition, s/he is responsible
for the managing the warehouse and assets for the region. The position holder
may also be called upon as and when necessary to provide support in
humanitarian responses.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Senior
Officer, Logistics job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in
Supply Chain/Logistics or equivalent.
·        
Possession of professional qualification in CIPS is
of added advantage.
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At least three years’ experience working in
Logistics in the INGO sector, within complex/large scale Country programs and
in an emergency response/humanitarian environments.
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Significant exposure and experience in all technical
areas of logistics operations including procurement, transport/distribution,
warehousing, stock, fleet, asset, construction, communications and security
management.
·        
Past exposure and experience of working with local
partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health,
Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
·        
Excellent analytical skills and strategic planning
abilities.
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Ability to establish and maintain conducive
collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
·        
Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills
are a must.
·        
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to
work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds
and cultures.
·        
Ability to intervene with crisis management or
troubleshooting as necessary.
·        
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
·        
Excellent time management and planning capacity.
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Availability and willingness to work extra hours
during times of humanitarian responses.
·        
Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach
areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to send their application letters with
detailed CVs indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct
supervisors submitted to: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org addressed to:
The Director of
Human Resources & Administration,
Save the
Children,
Plot 68/70,
Kira Road,
Kampala.
Uganda.
NB:
·        
Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to
applications.
·        
Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and
are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
Deadline: 20th November 2015

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