Assistant Administration and Logistics Coordinator NGO Jobs – Restless Development

Organization: Restless
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Finance and Administration Coordinator
Salary: UGX
34,149,393 gross per annum
About US:
Restless Development
(Uganda) is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by
young people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and
development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive
lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three
core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic
participation and youth employment and livelihoods.
Job Summary: The
Assistant Administration and Logistics Coordinator will provide administrative
and logistical support in two key support units: finance and administration;
and operations and human resources. This position requires outstanding
organisational and administrative abilities and excellent communication skills.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Management (50%)
  • Ensure all Restless Development staff are trained in procurement
    planning and are aware of the main procurement procedures;
  • Ensure that all procurement requests are delivered in a timely
    manner while ensuring that Restless Development purchasing systems and
    relevant donor guidelines are complied with;
  • Ensure extensive supplier and market surveys are carried out and a
    preferred supplier list (Vendor Roster) and price lists are established
    and regularly updated;
  • Secure best value for money and service benefits on all procurement
  • Work closely with relevant stakeholders in budget preparation and
    procurement planning and assist in building accurate and extensive budget
    breakdowns and ensure there’s a procurement plan for all budgets.
  • Ensure effective performance of the procurement function country
  • Ensure that all procurement files are completed as per Restless
    Development logistics and financial procedures, and that the paper trail
    is closed off by handover of all documentation to the Finance Department.
  • Support to procurement committee to check and prepare documents
    ahead of meetings. Ensure procurements follow policies in place.
Fixed Assets
Management (15%)
  • Ensure that all procedures and documents pertaining to Asset
    Management as per the Finance manual are in place and being followed;
  • Update monthly fixed assets register and ensure all new assets not
    on warranty are duly engraved and put system in place to track all
    moveable assets such as cameras, projectors, voice recorders to prevent
Vehicle and Driver
Management (10%)        
  • Ensuring that all aspects of driver and vehicle policy are
    implemented and adhered to and ensure that timetables are in place for
    renewing of insurance/taxation/road licences etc. and that vehicles comply
    with relevant legislation at all times;
  • Ensure that all car movements are well planned and plans are adhered
    to and ensure that a car/ motorbike maintenance plan is in place and
    executed to set standards;
  • Ensure that checks related to safety of vehicles are carried out on
    a regular basis;
  • Ensure that vehicle usage is controlled and monitored (including
    fuel usage, etc.);
  • Ensure that all relevant monthly reports are compiled and submitted on
    a monthly basis;
  • Carry out line management meetings (LMM) with drivers and guards.
    Ensure a guard roster is in place and Guard emergency phone is functional.
    All drivers should have their objectives in place.
Premises management
  • Ensure contracts and contractual obligations with our landlords in
    HO, Jinja, Karamojong regions are maintained.
  • Management of all logistic aspects related to office compound at the
    Kampala office
Security and Safety
Management (10%)
  • Act as the Security Focal Point counterpart for Restless Development
    Uganda on a daily basis (the Head of Restless Development Uganda Hub
    remains in-charge of all security matters)
  • Provide support to the Head of Restless Development Uganda Hub to
    ensure that security guidelines for Uganda in general and field locations
    are regularly reviewed, and updated where necessary, and implemented;
  • In absence of the Duty Officer, monitor security at all field
    locations on a daily basis, advising the Head of Restless Development
    Uganda Hub of any incidents that occur;
  • Compile weekly security reports and issue to the Head of Restless
    Development Uganda Hub
  • Follow up incident reporting (safety & security incidents) in
    all bases and ensure that copies of all reports are filed in Kampala
Others (5%)
  • Support internal and external audit processes.
  • Maintain internet and communications for HO, Jinja and Moroto.
    Develop and share internet usage control reports.
  • Other duties as required, including occasional work on weekends for
    which time off in lieu can be taken
  • Provide immigration support to staff and volunteers as may be
    required from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Restless Development Assistant Administration
    and Logistics Coordinator job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Logistics, Engineering, Business, or related field
  • At least three years of work experience in relevant field (i.e.
    logistics or administration resources management)
  • Extensive knowledge of project management, vehicle management,
    communication systems, IT, procurement, stock control and asset management
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word etc.
  • Ability to problem solve and make sound operational decisions
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in
the aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download
, and send it to Please note
that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.
Deadline: 20th May 2018
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