Logistics Manager NGO Jobs – Food for the Hungry (FH/U)

 

Job Title:    Logistics Manager

Organisation: Food
for the Hungry (FH/U)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to:
Country Director

 

About US:

Food for the Hungry
(FH/U) is a Christian international relief and development organization
currently operating programs in Asia, Latin America and Africa with support
offices in the UK, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, United States of America and
Japan. In Uganda since 1989, FH is operational in the Districts of Adjumani,
Kitgum, Lamwo, Kole, Kween, Mbale, Namutumba and Amudat implementing programs
in four main sectors of Education; Food Security and Livelihoods;
Health/Nutrition and Disaster Risk Reduction; with the Head office located in
Kampala. FH’s primary goal is to end all forms of poverty worldwide.

 

Job Summary:  The Logistics Manager (LM) reports hierarchically
to the Finance and Admin Director. The Logistics Manager is part of FHU’s
Senior Management Team. The Logistics Manager is 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:  

·       
In
charge of the development, implementation and oversight of procurement and
logistics systems and practices (30%)

·       
Team
Management and Staff Development (20%).

·       
Planning
and Management (20%).

·       
Security
(15%).

·       
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

·       
Minimum
5 -7 years project procurement and logistics management experience within an
INGO environment is required

 

Note: Employment
with FH offers an attractive package which include a good salary commensurate
to one’s role, hardship allowance depending on location, a good medical
insurance package for the staff and dependents, Provident fund, GPA and
provision for other statutory requirements. FHU is an equal opportunity
employer.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by Clearly stating the position
applied for in the Subject line and 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: recruitment-fhuganda@fh.org. Please note that only short-listed
candidates will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful in case
you do not hear from FH by 25th March, 2021.

 

Deadline: Monday 8th March, 2021 by 4:30pm

 

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