Field Logistician


Position : Field Logistician Responsible to: Field Administrator Location : Dadaab (Non family duty station) Closing Date : 5th July , 2017

THE ORGANIZATION Handicap International (HI) is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.

THE POSITION He/she will carry out the logistic function implementation of the necessary requirements for the smooth-running of the programme in compliance with Handicap International’s internal regulations.

He/she will be responsible for:-

1. Management of Procurement and Supply Chain by:  Participating in setting the procurement plan setting in collaboration with Logistic Manager/Logistics Officer in Nairobi and Project Staffs  Analyzing the local market and keep an up-to-dated database of local and regional suppliers that satisfy the association’s criteria (quality, price, service, ethics) and needs  Organizing Local procurement process in line with HI purchasing procedures to ensure accountability and transparency

2. Fleet management by:  Implementing rules for the management of vehicles and other means of transport  Organizing Vehicle allocation and monitoring the vehicle logbook movement  Following up vehicle maintenance, repair and other servicing required

3. Responsible for proper management of HI’s equipment and timely update of inventory  Organizing the equipment allocation in collaboration with LO and Area Manager  Organizing the installation, maintenance, monitoring and traceability of equipment (computer, power-supply, communication, etc.)

4. Preparation of logistic’s monthly reports  Archiving logistics folders for each logistic functions both manually and electronically.
 Submitting the relevant monthly reports of base or functions to the LO.

NB: Kindly note that this is a short term contract

Qualifications and skills required

Essential Education  At least a Diploma in logistics or related discipline Experience  Practical experience of 2 years as a logistician in an NGO setting Attributes  Organization skills  Team animation  Communication skills  Problem solving  Innovative

English  English Office Automation Autonomous on basic functionalities:  Operating system  Word  Excel

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 (three) referees with their current official contacts) by email to :- on or before 5th July, 2017 5.00 pm.The email subject line should be marked: Application for Field Logistician

Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a later stage.

Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.

Handicap International is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

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