Job Title: Senior Logistics Officer, Kampala, Uganda
Closing Date: Friday, 21 December 2012
International Rescue Committee
Naguru, Kampala, Uganda
The IRC in Uganda is actively seeking a dynamic individual who will provide leadership and direction to the logistics function of the agency. He/ She is responsible for managing all logistics activities and the analysis and documentation of all logistics information with regards to procurement, assets and inventory, fleet management and ICT. The Senior Logistics Officer is a key staff member in the management of the country office logistics and links with both the IRC Uganda Field Offices and with the New York HQ, regional logistics and ICT personnel.
Monitor compliance to global and in-country policies and protocols in the country program.
Review and analyze logistics reports compiled by logistics teams in the different locations and submit monthly summaries and recommendations to the Deputy Director, Operations
Ensure reduction of operational costs and wastes in the logistics functions.
Supervise the daily activities of the logistics department in Kampala, including line management of two logistics staff.
Maintain a network of (NGO) logistics professionals in-country and maximize information sharing and learning opportunities.
Ensure procurement of quality supplies and services by IRC.
Lead the process of identifying and documenting contracted and authorized suppliers in all locations and ensure market and contract reviews are carried out as appropriate. Submit annual overview of contracted and authorized suppliers to IRC HQ.
Monitor the IRC fleet management in all locations, ensuring efficient and responsible vehicle allocation and use.
Act as focal point for asset insurance matters (in-country and IRC HQ Global Insurance)
Ensure the proper management and documentation of assets & inventory and asset disposal.
Provide accurate information on assets and inventory as needed for donor reports, financial year closing and global insurance through IRC HQ
Liaise with Global IT department for technical support to the country program in general and the IT officers in particular.
Manage the contract with the security guard service provider, including but not limited to compiling, reporting and following up on incidents occurring at guarded IRC premises throughout the country.
Responsible to support other logistics duties as requested and deemed necessary.
At least 3 years of experience in Logistics management with NGO's. In-depth knowledge of logistics policies and procedures.
Qualification in Logistics or Supply Chain Management or similar field.
High level of familiarity with computer word-processing, spreadsheet and database packages essential.
Demonstrated excellence in training and capacity-building of staff in logistics management.
Strong team-player, excellent leadership, communication and inter-personal skills, ability to work independently.
A team builder; must be culturally sensitive and have the ability and interest to identify and work with a multi-cultural team; good analytic skills; Strong motivator, coach and capacity builder with a good command of English.
How to apply:
Send CV and cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager, International Rescue Committee, P.O. Box 24672 Kampala; OR Email: UA-IRCJobs@Rescue.org Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Deadline: 21st December 2012