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Programme Logistics Officer Job in Kenya

Role: Logistics Officer

 12 months contract

We are the world’s leading independent children’s charity; we inspire really dramatic change for children around the globe. We work with children in vulnerable situations. Providing safeguards for them against any form of abuse is a priority in all our work. Combining short-term relief with long-term development, our Programmes represent a huge undertaking. And this is why we need you.

Role Purpose

The Logistics Officer at Nairobi office will be responsible for the overall effective delivery of the logistical support to programme offices in Somalia and Somaliland, in accordance with the Save the Children’s policies and procedures.

The Position Holder will also be expected to support the Nairobi office on day to day logistics matters. Specific duties includes, transportation, inventories, security, stock, assets and fleet management.

Qualifications and experience
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent qualification in the relevant discipline, 3-5 years relevant experience in similar capacity, preferably in an INGO.
  • Experience in training, managing and developing staff in logistics systems, excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills, with the ability to organize substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.
  • Resourceful in ensuring effective support to programmes, Computer literacy (MS Office - Word, Excel) and good organisational skills.
Code of Conduct

Because Save the Children’s work is based on deeply held values and principles, it is essential that our commitment to children’s rights and humanitarian principles is supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

For additional information on the job description, working context, person’s specifications, please visit:

Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.

Due to the urgency of this position, short listing will be done as applications are received.

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Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer and highly encourages women to apply.

Application Closing Date:
 1st December 2011, 15:00 pm

Only short listed individuals will be notified

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