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Logistics Coordinator Job in Kenya

Action Against Hunger (ACF)-USA is part of the ACF-International Network which 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.

ACF-USA is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following position;

Logistics Coordinator

Reporting to the Head of Mission and supported by the Logistics Support Centre Director, the Logistics Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, supervising the implementation, and reporting of all logistics activities for the mission.

Based on the mission’s program needs and with respect to ACF-IN logistics / security policies and procedures, the Logistics Coordinator sets the objectives for the mission’s logistics department within the projected time frame and budget and works towards their implementation.

Responsibilities will include 
  • coordination of logistics related activities of the mission including the supply chain and quality control;
  • management of assets/property, equipments and materials;
  • security management including monitoring and analyzing of context in-country and conducting induction as well as implementation and updating of policies;
  • The Logistics Coordinator will develop the logistics strategy of the mission;
  • ensure his department is adequately staffed and trained as well as provide logistics technical support to other departments.
  • Oversees the management and rehabilitation/construction of premises;
  • management of fleet and means of communication.
  • The incumbent will organize and monitor reporting in a timely manner to the HOM, headquarters and donors.
  • S/he will represent ACF in meetings with other NGOs, partners, donors, embassies and other stakeholders.
The incumbent will be based in Nairobi with frequent field visits.

Qualifications and Skills required
  • Degree in Supply chain & Logistics Management.
  • Masters degree desirable.
  • At least 3 years proven humanitarian field experience, with at least one year in senior management.
  • Experience in staff management, project follow up, security management
  • To be well organized and rigorous
  • Team spirit and good communication skills
  • Good general knowledge in IT, mechanic, radio & satellite communications
  • High sense of diplomacy with authorities
This position is contractual on a one-year renewable basis.

Closing Date:
 30th June 2011

Applicants who can take up the positions immediately are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should forward their applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and telephone contacts or email addresses of 3 referees preferably former supervisors to:


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