Logistics Manager Non-profit Careers – Food for the Hungry (FH)

Job Title:    Logistics Manager
Organisation: Food
for the Hungry (FH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Finance
& Operations Director (FOD)
About US:
Food for the Hungry
(FH) is a Christian international relief and development organization that has
been working in Uganda since 1989. FH’s primary goal is to respond to
development needs and complex humanitarian emergencies. FH is currently
operating programs in more than 26 countries and has national offices in the
UK, Canada, Switzerland, Korea, United States of America and Japan. In Uganda,
FH is operational in the communities of Pader, Kitgum, Lamwo, Agago, Kole,
Kween, Mbale, and Mukono Districts implementing programs in four main sectors
of Education; Food Security and livelihoods; Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk
Reduction; with the Head office located it Kampala.
Job Summary:  The Logistics Manager is mainly responsible
for overseeing procurement and logistics services from a management perspective
to ensure required supplies of commodities, facilities and service needs for
program activities are mobilized efficiently and in a timely manner. He/she
will liaise closely with the Program Director, Regional Program Managers and
Area Program Managers to Field to ensure smooth implementation of activities in
the field in adherence to the laid down Log policies and procedures
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Development, implementation and oversight of procurement and
    logistics systems and practices (30%).
  • Team Management and Staff Development (20%).
  • Planning and Management (20%).
  • Security (15%) culture.
  • Overseeing Fleet management, Inventories and Stores (15%).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement,
    Logistics, Business Administration, or Supply Chain Management.
  • Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in
    Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Commerce,
    Economics, or related field is preferred
  • CIPS certification highly desirable
  • At least five to seven years of 
    project procurement and logistics management experience within an
    INGO environment is required
  • Thorough knowledge of donor requirements (DFID, USAID etc.)
    contractual, procurement and reporting requirements required.
  • Strong leadership, analytical and organizational skills;
    demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team, assess
    priorities, and manage multiple activities with attention to detail,
    meeting tight deadlines under pressure.
  • Excellent problem-solving capacity, with demonstrated ability for
    considerable analysis and sound judgment to find solutions in a complex
    environment with shifting and competing priorities.
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication (both oral and written) and
    interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to interact professionally
    with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, stakeholders, clients
    and consultants.
  • Advanced Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office
    programs (Excel Spreadsheets, Word Processing, Power Point, and Electronic
  • Vibrant personal relationship with Christ and studies, understands
    and applies FH Foundational Principles and Vision and Mission
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting only electronic
copies of not more than 2MB of an application letter, a detailed CV, contact
telephone numbers, copies of relevant testimonials/certificates, names/contact
details of three referees, addressed to:
The Human Resources
Manager, Food for the Hungry Uganda
Email to: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org
Deadline: 20th April 2019
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