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Flying Logistics Manager at Action Against Hunger


Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by
combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable
communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation,
health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Flying Logistics Manager

Locations: Jigawa, Yobe and Borno
Duration: 6 months
Start Date: 14-Sep-2015

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by:

  • Providing ACF’s field teams in Nigeria with essential logistics
    support during emergency response activities in Jigawa, Yobe and Borno
    states and build the capacity of the Logistics team in the bases.

Does this description fit you?
You’ve broad experience in humanitarian logistics:

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or a related field.
  • You have at least 5 years’ international professional experience
    in similar roles & humanitarian emergency contexts. You have a good
    general knowledge of IT, mechanics, communications, supply chain
    management & procurement.
  • You have either started or completed further studies in Humanitarian Logistics or International Development.

Key activities in your role will include:

  • Follow up and implement recommendations of the latest Logistics
    Assessment and work with base logistics teams to develop logistics
    systems and procedures
  • Support the ITC Officer, provide him and follow an action plan with objectives in the bases
  • Support the Base Logisticians in submitting timely and quality reports
  • Build the capacity of the Logistics team in the bases, ensure that all KitLog procedures are known and followed
  • Support the Base Logisticians to implement and ensure the
    performance of the supply chain on base level and ensure conformity with
    ACF procedures at each stage of the supply chain.
  • Provide technical support to the base logisticians on fleet, warehousing, facility management, procurement.
  • Build the capacity of Programmes team in working with logistics documentation.
  • Implement short term and long term action plans for logistics staff in the bases in line with the Logistics Assessment outcomes

You’re a creative problem-solver:

  • You like to find & implement straight-forward solutions to
    tricky questions. You balance finding quick answers to immediate
    problems with planning projects that take a longer time to execute.
  • You take pride meeting deadlines & following procedures correctly & keeping logistical documentation up-to-date.
  • You’re well organized & pay attention to small details. You
    understand that support roles play an invaluable role keeping ACF’s core
    activities operational.

Your work style builds confidence within your team:

  • You’re genuinely enthusiastic about helping the logistics teams
    achieve their objectives. You like to pass on to others what you’ve
    learnt & thrive on the variety of logistics activities that fall
    within this role’s scope of responsibility.
  • You have experience working with colleagues who do not speak
    your language, speaking tactfully & listening carefully to others.
    You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms & are
    comfortable explaining & reinforcing policies & procedures to a

How to Apply

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