Fresher Logistics Officer NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:  Logistics Officer

Organisation: World
Vision International

Duty Station: 

Reports to: Support
Services Manager

About US:

World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:  The Logistics Officer will be responsible and
accountable for Logistics and Fleet activities for the region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Carry out logistics tasks within the region, including stores
  • Analyze fleet related procurement requests, identify service
    providers and evaluate information regarding vendors’ performance in the
    areas of quality, prices and delivery of goods in view of the
    Organization’s best interests; maintain and update databases of preferred
  • Follow up on purchase order (PO) statuses and keep the head(s) of
    unit(s) and respective Project Managers abreast of the estimated time of
    delivery or any changes that may affect or modify the pre-determined
    delivery conditions; ensure all expected service is received in accordance
    with PO specifications, and that all goods are in good condition.
  • Ensure that appropriate funds are available for purchases; ensure
    receipts are received when payment is conducted in cash; and request
    authorization from the head of unit regarding bank transfer payments.
  • Process and provide timely logistics requirements
  • Coordinate servicing of vehicles and Motorcycles with the approval
    of relevant project managers and the Support Service Manager.
  • Keenly review the payments for all programs logistic services.
  • Review vehicle movement, fuel usage and prepare vehicle monthly
    report of the region for approval by the Support Service Manager
  • Undertake field travel to programme sites to perform procurement and
    logistics evaluations and supervise and train field staff, upon the
    request of the Support Service Manager.
  • Represent the organization in the procurement working group,
    security and the logistics cluster with approval of Support Service
  • Assist with the Oversight usage and maintenance of all progamme
    vehicles and motorcycles within the WNRR
  • Ensure vehicle, fuel request forms are properly approved and copies
    filed and innovatively design more tools used to manage fleet.
  • Oversee and Coordinate the proper usage of hired vehicles at
    Response office level
  • Assist with Disposal of vehicles, Motor cycles and other
    organization assets.

Safety and

  • Boost and coordinate drivers’ defensive driving training and riders’
    motorcycle skills development for all World Vision to ensure
    drivers/riders safety on the road.
  • Ensure that WV-vehicles and Motorcycles are safely packed at the
    right time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Vision Logistics Officer job placement
    should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Bachelor’s degree in
    Business Administration bias in Procurement & Logistics or Bachelors
    of Supply Chain Management
  • C.I.P.S or equivalent is added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience leading a Fleet team in a
    demanding work environment, preferably with an International NGO.
  • Sound public and negotiation skills along with business acumen
    essential, coupled with attention to details, maturity in decision making
    and time management skills
  • A strategic thinker with strategy and procurement and Logistics
  • A proactive person with initiative and drive, honest with a high
    level of integrity; a team-player with good planning skills
  • Computer literate in MS Office, Provision system

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 19th May 2019

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