Country Logistics Coordinator at Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI)

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) is an Italian humanitarian non-governmental organization founded in Milan in 1965. COOPI aims to help the world’s poorest to improve their access to healthcare, food, and financial security, and to overcome their special vulnerability to wars, civil conflicts and natural disasters. For 50 years of long-term support and constant presence in the field, COOPI has been engaged in breaking the cycle of poverty and responding to specific emergencies in numerous sectors, including Food Security, Humanitarian Aid, Health, Socio-Economical Services, Water and Sanitation, Human Rights, Education and Training, Migrations and Sustainable Energy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Country Logistics Coordinator

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Duration: 6 months (renewable)
Starting Date: ASAP

Purpose of the Role
The Country Logistics Coordinator:

  • Is responsible for the country’s logistics and security;
  • Ensures the coordination and management of all aspects related to the country’s logistics and particularly: purchase procedures, goods/services supply, the transport systems and the technical organization of the work of all COOPI’s field offices in the country, in accordance with what is defined by the procedures;
  • Is responsible for the security aspects of the mission, under the supervision and in coordination with the Head of Mission and in close collaboration with the HQ.

Logistics Management:

  • Coordinate the country logistics function, both at Country Coordination level and at field office level
  • Ensure the correct application of the procedures COOPI and the donors related to goods and services purchases (including planning and necessary documents);
  • Follow the suppliers performance in compliance with COOPI’s standards
  • Ensure that the logistics works correctly in qualitative and quantitative terms, at all different levels and in compliance with the procedures;
  • Ensure that the selection process for goods and services and the contracts assignment (calls for tenders) occur in a transparent and coherent way.

Vehicles and Machines Management:

  • Ensure the machines/vehicles utilization planning, in collaboration with the supervised staff;
  • Ensure that vehicles maintenance and repair are carried out and that all monitoring reports and regular checks are correctly performed;
  • Ensure that, relatively to the use of vehicles and machines, the organization’s procedures and the country’s rules are followed.

Goods and Stock Management:

  • Ensure that all goods are included in the inventory, and controlled when entering and exiting the storage space;
  • Monitor the correct goods use and conservation;
  • Ensure that the correct maintenance of the immovable goods is performed and that the country is provided with rules for correctly making use of these goods;
  • Ensure the stock monitoring and the use of instruments for report writing;
  • Ensure that all logistic-related reports are produced according to what is stated by the COOPI’s procedures and the Country Regulation (vehicles and goods management, supplies, purchases, storage space, staff reports etc.).

Staff Management:

  • Coordinate, supervise and evaluate the logistical staff work;
  • Ensure the training of the country’s logistical staff;
  • Ensure that all the expatriate staff a register and with the due permission to work in the country.

Institutional Relations:

  • Represent the organization at all logistical clusters and at security coordination meetings, upon delegation by the Head of Mission.


  • Is responsible for the application, the update and the dissemination of the country security regulation at central and field level;
  • Is responsible for conducting security and risk assessment in COOPI areas of intervention, participating to security meeting at central level;
  • Is responsible for all goods and organization’s properties security;
  • Cooperate and support the Head of Mission/Area Coordinator about the expatriate and local staff security.

Education / Experiences:

  • A degree in Logistics, Engineering, Business, or related field;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the humanitarian field as Logistics Coordinator or in a similar position;
  • Proficiency in English;
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement, distribution, stock management, fleet management, communications and security;
  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management;
  • Computer literacy, with high proficiency in the use of standard office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Valid driving license.

Soft Skills:

  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills;
  • Strong supervisory abilities, and demonstrated capacity of teamwork and of coordination with the relevant actors;
  • Very good inter-personal and writing communication skills;
  • Ability to organize work efficiently and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints.

Deadline: 28th June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • We encourage international staff already in the country to apply.
  • We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application closing date, once a sufficient number of applications have been received.


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