Senior Logistics Manager

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Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan nationals for the following position:
Job Title:
SENIOR MANAGER – LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT Reports to:
Systems Director – Kenya
Direct Reports:
Senior Logistics Officers
Job Location:
Nairobi with frequent travel to the field
Contract Details:
Open Ended Contract
Three Months’ Probation
Monthly Starting Salary – Kes 283,143
Group Medical Cover (1 Principal and 2 Dependants)
Group Life Insurance Cover
Group Personal Accident Cover
Pension
Paid Annual Leave Job Summary:
Provide strategic and technical leadership in the management of the logistics and transport functions. Duties & Responsibilities:
Logistics, Procurement and Transport
 Lead in building the technical and organizational capacity of Concern and partners in developing and implementing logistics, procurement and transport policies, procedures and systems.
 Lead Concern’s procurement, transport and stores functions to ensure that they effectively and efficiently support Concern’s operations
 Develop new and review existing policies and procedures that are in place to ensure that they meet the needs of the programmes and dissemination to all staff
 Logistics budget preparation, analysis and administration and monitoring of expenditures
 Ensure proper management of all Concern’s assets through an efficient and effective inventory, storage and disposal system.
 Oversee customs clearance of goods
 Preparing of official correspondence and reports
 Oversee the documentation of the entire logistics function
 Monitoring for compliance with Concern’s policies, guidelines and procedures
Support to Field Offices and Senior Management
 Disseminate relevant information to field offices and management
 Monitor policy implementation and compliance to legislation
 Advise/mentor line managers on best practices
 Advise senior management and line managers on change management practices that impact on the logistics function
Representation and Compliance
 Represent Concern in meetings, serve on committees and tasks forces that are logistics related
 Monitor and report on any changes to government legislation affecting Concern
 Research on logistics issues, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations for
action
Responding to Emergencies
 Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response
as and when necessary
 Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
Programme Participant Protection Policy
 To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant
Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.
 To support and promote the standards outlined in the Programme Participant
Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct to their team, partner
organisations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working
environment.
 To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential
for abuse in Concern programme (as per P4 section 6).
Job Specification:
 Masters degree in logistics, supply chain management, procurement or other
relevant degree and Advanced Diploma in CIPS with at least five (5) years’
experience in an NGO or
 Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management, procurement or other
relevant degree and an advanced diploma in CIPS and at least seven (7) years’
experience in the NGO Sector
 Three (3) years’ experience in the NGO Sector is a must.
 Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, organizational, leadership and
negotiation skills
 Confidentiality, integrity and ability to handle sensitive situations
 Proficient in the use of computer applications
Disclaimer
Clause:
This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from
time to time.
How to Apply: Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and
cover letter only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the title of the email as ‘Senior
Manager – Logistics and Transport’. The closing date for applications is Thursday,
10th August 2017.
Each application must include at least three referees who can validate technical
expertise. Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.
Candidates who had applied earlier need not reapply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct which has been developed to ensure the maximum protection of
programme participants, especially beneficiaries, from abuse and exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, partner organisations, and
anyone engaged by Concern or visiting our programmes, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context all Concern staff have a responsibility
to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct of their work in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission.
Any candidate offered a job with Concern will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct as an appendix to
their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct candidates demonstrate they have
understood its content and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of this document.
Any breach of the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct by employees of Concern during the course of their employment will
result in disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal
Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental international humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the
ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.
‘Concern’ is the trading name of ‘Concern Worldwide’, a company limited by guarantee, registered number 39647; registered charity number CHY
5745, registered in Ireland, registered address is 52-55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Follow Concern online: www.concern.net
CONCERN WORLDWIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT CHARGE
FOR ANY KIND OF RECRUITMENT

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