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19 Mar 2018

Action Against Hunger: Emergency Program Logistics Manager Vacancy

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Borno, Nigeria

Job Description

Action Against Hunger 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.

The Job : Emergency Program Logistics Manager

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

You’ll Contribute to Ending World Hunger By

  • Ensuring that efficient and appropriate logistic support is provided for all Rapid Response Mechanism program activities.
  • Ensure that all Action Against Hunger and donor logistics procedures are followed and that all logistical measures are taken to ensure the timely implementation of rapid evaluations and short-term emergency responses, in close coordination with the other members of the Regional humanitarian team.

Requirements
Key Activities in your Role Will Include:

  • Responsible for ensuring that efficient and appropriate logistical support is provided for all Rapid Response Mechanisms program activities consistent with Action Against Hunger protocols and procedures.
  • Responsible for oversight of all logistical activities for Action Against Hunger Emergency programming.
  • Supply chain management for Emergency program activities.
  • Stock and Asset management.
  • Support the Emergency Coordinator in ensuring implementation of security measures according to Action Against Hunger security guidelines.
  • Initiate and monitor the progress of program logistical activities in line with respective work plans.

Does this Description Fit You

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering or a related field.
  • You have at least 6 years of work experience preferably in humanitarian or development work with at least 3 years of experience in emergency.
  • You have previous experience in and good knowledge of Northeast Nigeria or similar context.
  • You have Previous experience of logistics management in an NGO.
  • You have excellent management and personnel skills to enable the motivation, encouragement and participation of a mainly national team, including remote management.
  • You have a strong coordination, communication and diplomacy skills.
  • You are able to work under stressful conditions in an isolated area.
  • You are able to establish strong working relationships with colleagues from different functions and cultures.
  • You maintain a mature and problem solving attitude when confronted with difficult situations.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.
  • 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 maintain a mature and problem solving attitude when confronted with difficult situations.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work.
  • 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 team.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.

Benefits
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

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Job Categories: Logistics & Transportation jobs. Job Tags: Action Against Hunger jobs and Emergency Program Logistics Manager jobs. Salaries: N200,000-N300,000.

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