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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Handicap International Field Logistician Job in Garissa Kenya

Position: Field Logistician

Responsible to: Field Coordinator – North Eastern

Location: Garissa

Closing date: 31st December , 2010

The Organization

Handicap International is an INGO specialising in the field of disability and development. A strong emphasis is placed on empowering people with disabilities through their integration into mainstream development activities and the provision of appropriate health and rehabilitation services to ensure equal opportunities for all.

The Position

Under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator (FC) and the technical link with the Programme Logistics Manager (PLM), the Field Logistician is responsible for planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and reporting on all logistics activities in HI Garissa.

S/he supervises the drivers, office support staff and casuals.

The Field Logistician ensures that the logistic framework defined by Logistics Manuals and the specific rules to the programme are applied, with the perpetual aim of fulfilling the organization’s mission with optimum utilization of available resources.

He/she is responsible for
Management of the procurement chain
Manage the Office Store and the Refugee Centre store by;
Ensuring a Proper storage environment for goods in respect to their nature and purpose by minimising pilferage, deterioration or destruction of HI property or projects goods
Contributing to the Administrative management by;
Organising for hotel bookings for all staff visiting the location as well as organising Vehicle movements between Nairobi and Garissa.
Assigning and delegating duties to drivers, office support staff and casuals.
Renewing permits admissible by the local Authorities.
Setting up the necessary security systems on the premises (locks, surveillance,)
Managing Contracts by;
Formulating all service contracts and ensuring that they conform to HI Guidelines and subsequent donor requirement.
Formulating Civil works contracts and ensuring they conform to Construction Norms and HI specifications (especially in respect to accessibility)
Managing the vehicle Fleet
Managing the equipment
Being responsible to all HI equipment, its allocation and utilisation in Garissa Office.
Management of security
Line Management of the teams in your area of activity
Contributing to Financial management
Qualifications and skills required
Degree in supply chain/logistics/procurement management
Candidates with a Diploma in supply chain/logistics/procurement management with a minimum of 5 years experience may be considered
Proficiency in Ms Office.
Knowledge of motor vehicle management.
At least three years experience with Humanitarian organization operation.
Good in English language both written and spoken.
Must possess a valid driving license with at least 3 yrs experience.
Indepth knowledge of equipment management
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees and their current contacts) by email to the Programme Human Resources Officer : so as to reach on or before 31st December, 2010 5.00pm.

The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Field Logistician position”

Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a later stage.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Any kind of lobbying on behalf of applicants or canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

Handicap International is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

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