22 May 2017

Logistician NGO Careers - AMREF Health Africa

Job Title:         Logistician
Organisation: AMREF Health Africa
Duty Station: Uganda

About AMREF:
AMREF Health Africa is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in Southern and Western Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting Health Change in Africa.

Job Summary: The Logistician will provide leadership and coordination of the entire logistics component for the Emergency Response in compliance with Amref Health Africa logistical and procurement SOPs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Perform all phases of sourcing activity to ensure best value and within required lead times for a variety of requirements, including analysis of overall budgetary impact for all types of procurement transactions
  • Oversee the implementation of the annual procurement plan supported with budget and time tables.
  • Actively contribute to the supply chain management efforts up to and including logistical support from the ordering point through the follow-up, expediting, and delivery of the required goods and/or services
  • Oversee logistical management of the Emergency Response, inventory and commodity requirement for operations.
  • The jobholder will provide leadership of overall property management and inventory control, reports, custody control documents, reconciliations for both expendables and non-expendables according to donor rules and regulations.
  • Ensure timely reporting on stock status to the project manager and help project staff plan stock replenishment in various locations.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly and end of year reports to the project manager and Administration Officer

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the AMREF Logistician career opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in procurement and logistics / supply
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in procurement and logistics supply in multi sectorial rural development projects with international NGOs
  • Previous experience in West Nile region preferably in working in Emergency situations
  • Prior exposure and experience in working independently and result oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to build effective relationships with all clients, peers, stakeholders, service providers, etc
  • Ability to work hands-on, independently, and within team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to coordinate activities with officials from Government, NGO’s, service providers and other agencies;
  • Good computer skills i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV including three professional referees and cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda via Email to: jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org. Emails should not exceed 2MB.

Deadline: 22nd May 2017

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