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Vacancy for Transport & Customs Officer At Médecins Sans Frontières

The French Section of Médecins Sans Frontières is recruiting for its Coordination Office in Abuja:


Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation.

Main Purpose

Performing the day to day activities and administrative processes for the clearance and transportation of medical and non-medical goods at Abuja Coordination office, according to MSF protocols and standards in order to ensure the optimal running of the mission/project.

Job Description
International Freight & customs formality:
Being responsible for custom formalities and administrative related with export and import process.
To ensure cargo follow-up dashboard is up to date and do report to the Supervisor for any issue encounter.
Being responsible for International cargo reception from freight forwarder, to do report and follow-up in case of parcel missing or damage.
In conjuction with Supply Supervisor, to do closely follow-up on IDEC application (at FMoH and FMoF) and do report to the Supervisor for any issue encounter.

Local transport:

In conjunction with the Supervisor, to monitor and evaluate contracted transporters performance.
In conjunction with the Supervisor; assessing the local transport market (companies, prices, services, delays,…), and proposing different third party providers for validation process.
In collaboration with the line Supervisor and the Warehouse Supervisor/ Pharmacist, to manage the shipment of goods from the Coordination office to the projects choosing validated transporter and agreed means of transport.
To ensure delivery notification given prior shipping to the project by email along with scan waybill and require details; ETD, ETA, truck driver’s contact, etc.
To prepare transport contract for each delivery for validation and payment process.Others:
Performing delegated tasks according to his / her activity and as specified in his/her job description.
To ensure cargo document archived and traceable for future needs
To provide weekly cargo follow-up update to the stake holders; Supply Manager Abuja and Borno, Dep. LogCo-Supply, Pharmacist Borno and Abuja, LogCo Abuja and Borno.

Required Skills and Conditions

Education • University Degree in Social Sciences or related courses.


• At least 2 years’ experience in supply chain related jobs ,Supported with CIPS certification or in the logistics department.


• English language and local languages.


• Computer literacy.


• Results and Quality Orientation L1

• Teamwork and Cooperation L1.

• Behavioural Flexibility L1

• Commitment to MSF Principles

• Service Orientation L1.

•Stress Management L2.

Work Location
Abuja, Nigeria.

Unlimited Contract.

Remuneration: Monthly Gross salary of N 189,000. (One hundred and eighty nine thousand Nine hundred naira only) .

Method Of Application
Submit your CV, copies Of qualifications and a cover letter with contact details to the MSF Administration Office in Abuja at (No 26 Olu Agabi Close Life Camp.) (“Application Box” at the Watchmen Desk). (WITH REF: TRANSPORT & CUSTOMS OFFICER)

Applications can be submitted in person or by email to:
Deadline for the submission of applications: 28th January, 2018.

Please make sure to submit your application on or before this date.

NB: only successful applicants will be called for interview.

Notice: No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.

MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.

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