Earn over 2800 Euros as Logistics Coordinator at Médecins du Monde (MdM)

Job Title:  Logistics Coordinator

Organisation: Médecins
du Monde (MdM)

Duty Station: Uganda

Gross monthly Salary: 2816 euros

About US:

For more than 30
years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to
international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations
at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in
accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in
health-for-all policies. Those working for this independent organisation do not
solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and
rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.
MdM currently works in more than 40 countries across all continents where it
focuses on 5 priority areas: emergency and crisis, sexual and reproductive
health, harm reduction, migrants and displaced populations (health rights),
health and environment.

Job Summary:  The Logistics Coordinator will be responsible
for catering to the logistical needs of the programmes in accordance with MdM
and donor standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Secure that all logistics needs are shared, understood and that all
    resources are prepared and delivered properly and in time, for the smooth
    implementation of activities
  • Ensure a flexible and relevant organization of the logistics team
    and assets to be able to promptly respond to the urgent needs
  • Ensure the respect of MdM and donor’s procurement procedures
    (especially for drugs and medical supplies), elaborate and supervise a
    purchase strategy
  • Supervise a secured and adapted storage of drugs and medical
  • Participate to the identification of infrastructures, equipment,
    materials and suppliers necessary to the project’s appropriate
    implementation following the organisation’s and the donor’s requirements
  • Follow up the inventories of the mission and monitors logistics
    expenses flow
  • Set up the procedures of management for IT (computers) and
    communication (internet & telephone) and train the staff to use it
  • Supervise the transportation for teams and items and the management
    of the fleet
  • Supervise the safety and maintenance of premises (offices and guesthouses)
  • Implement processes/policies, rules and logistical tools together
    with HQ
  • Guarantee the timely and accurate submission of the monthly log
    report to the log advisor in HQ
  • Guarantee the timeliness of the monthly submission of procurement
    files scans on the network
  • Support and assist technical choices made in the field for the
    various logistics aspects (procurement, security, etc.)
  • Participate in the recruitment of all logistics local staff for the


  • According to the mission’s needs, be responsible for training,
    coaching and supporting + follow-up of the national administrative and
    logistics managers of the projects in order to guarantee rigorous and
    transparent procedures and to fulfil the objectives of the mission in the
    respect of MdM and donors’ guidelines
  • Develop a training plan for the national managers and support them
    in their duties

Security component

  • Under the general coordinator’s supervision, draft the mission’s
    security documents and guarantee the logistical support for the
    implementation of the SoPs
  • Contribute to collect, cross check all security information
  • Follow up the security context and any deterioration in this that
    could affect operations and provide guidance to teams/sites as required
  • Supervise the security of transport (passengers and goods)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • At least three years of work experience in a humanitarian context as
    support services coordinator or logistics coordinator or log-admin
  • Experiences as logistics manager and/or administrative manager will
    also be valued
  • Capacity building experience is a must
  • Experience with ECHO contracts would be an asset
  • Experience in remote areas is a plus
  • Good ability to work quickly, under pressure, and with short
  • Good ability to manage priorities and to adapt them daily according
    to the context
  • Good computing skills , high proficiency on Excel and good
    management of SAGA is a must
  • Willing to work in challenging situations
  • Good communication and problem solving skills
  • Ability to listen and share decisions / Ability to take effective
    decisions according to the context
  • Driving licence would be an asset
  • A positive approach to community living is a must
  • Languages: English fluent

Job Terms:

  • Premium equal to one month salary paid in two installments – minimum
    of 6 months seniority required
  • Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
  • Transportation expenses, vaccines and visas covered
  • Guesthouse housing
  • 22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year
  • 5 weeks of paid leaves per year.
  • Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
  • Insurance (repatriation…)

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 10th January 2020

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