Logistic Support Coordinator (Short-Term) Vacancy in Ethiopia 2021

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Médecins du Monde
Country: Ethiopia
Organization: Médecins du Monde
Closing date: 31 Aug 2021

Ärzte der Welt / Doctors of the World / Médecins Du Monde is a network of 16 humanitarian Non-Governmental organizations, working in health and medical aid in domestic and international projects. The focus lies on ensuring access to primary healthcare services, SRH / MCH services (incl. GBV) and psychosocial support. Furthermore, MdM is advocating for a universal access and rights to health services, especially for disadvantaged groups and people affected by crises and conflicts.

MdM has been working in Ethiopia since 1986, implementing different types of programmes from long-term interventions to emergency response. The current project in the Somali region by MdM Germany is aiming to improve the access to and the quality of health care services (with a focus on sexual and reproductive health) and prevention of epidemics (incl. Covid-19) for the conflict and crisis affected population in two areas of the Region (Gerbo, Nogob Zone / Qoloji IDP Camp/ Fafaan Zone). Particular attention will be paid to the needs of women and girls by improving the access to SRH services, including GBV. Nutrition and WASH are integrated in this multi-sectoral approach and carried out by the local organisation OWDA (Organisation for Welfare and Development in Action).

Purpose/ Role

  • Strengthen and streamline core logistics functions and security/safety systems at the Jijiga Field Office in the Somali Region, Ethiopia. Assignment during this period could include some broad tasks based on the context and might require travel to Addis Ababa from time to time.

  • The Logistics Coordinator reports to the Field Coordinator.

Responsibilities and Key Tasks

  • Supply Chain:

  • Coordinate and conduct a detailed market assessment for essential program commodities and service providers in Jijiga. The result of this assessment (prepared and presented in a report) shall include price list of the most common program commodities

  • Facilitate procurement of service providers in Jijiga, leading to establishment of Framework of Agreements and or contracts with key service providers

  • Establish and streamline procurement filing system (electronically and hard copies) for the Jijiga Field Office and for the Somali Region

  • Warehousing:

  • Review the warehousing conditions for the Somali Region, make recommendations and implement some of the proposed corrective actions

  • Review the current documentation and reporting levels of the warehouses/stores in the Somali Region, identify gaps and correct the gaps

  • Fleet:

  • Review the current fleet situation in the Somali Region, assess fuel consumption and tracking and modify/strengthen the reporting system

  • Make any other recommendations that lead to efficient and effective use of fleet in the Somali Region

  • Assess the safety levels and practices of the current fleet and crew. Make recommendations and implement corrective actions or required improvements

  • Safety and Security:

  • Contribute to and enforce the safety and security measures being observed in the Somali Region during this assignment

  • Provide support and update the current security and contingency plan for the Somali Region

  • People Management:

  • You will be expected to provide on job training and coaching of the existing Somali region staff

  • Review and update the job descriptions of the existing Somali region staff. You will also set performance objectives (2021 – 2022) for the Somali region logistics staff

  • Other duties:

  • Undertake other duties as may be requested by the Line Manager

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Comprehensive working experience (minimum 5 years) in logistics and security

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the different elements of the supply chain in humanitarian/development contexts.

  • Previous logistics operations experience medium and large humanitarian settings

  • Comprehensive knowledge on safety and security matters especially in the Horn of Africa is an essential requirement

  • Experience in conflict affected and or disaster (man-made and natural) prone settings

  • Ability to meet key deadlines and deliver quality reports in short period of time

  • Fluent in English: spoken and written

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Comprehensive working experience (minimum 5 years) in logistics and security
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the different elements of the supply chain in humanitarian/development contexts
  • Previous logistics operations experience medium and large humanitarian settings
  • Comprehensive knowlegde on safety and security matters, especially in the Horn of Africa is an essential requirement
  • Experience in conflict affected and or disaster (man-made and natural) prone settings
  • Ability to meet key deadlines and deliver quality reports in short period of time
  • Fluent in English: spoken and written

Conditions of Employment

  • The successful candidate must be ready to land in Ethiopia within one week of the job offer

  • Length of the contract: two months with possible short-term extension

  • Salary: according to qualification and experience and MdM Germany’s terms and conditions

Application

For questions regarding the post, please contact Mariam Yanssen-Jousaf:
mariam.janssen-yousaf@aerztederwelt.org

We care about diversity! We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications that broaden the diversity of our team.

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How to apply:

Please submit your application documents at the following link: https://cm6.aerztederwelt.org/cm-client/cf/ha_international/?posId=e3081449-2207-44cc-811a-00c1c781f762


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