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Area Logistics Officer Job in Rhamu, Mandera, Kenya

Department: Logistics
Position: Area Logistics Officer
Contract duration: Open Ended
Duty Station: Rhamu- Mandera
Starting Date: June 17, 2013

ACTED is a non-governmental organization whose vocation is to support vulnerable population world wide and to accompany them in building a better future.

ACTED was created in 1993, is governed by the French law and has its head quarters in Paris, France.

ACTED Kenya / Somalia is looking for an experienced self driven and a self oriented professional to fill the post of Area Logistics Officer based in Mandera County.

Reporting to the Project Officer, the Logistics officer’s will be responsible for the following:
  • Logistic activities management:
  • Perform efficient, transparent and timely procurement of goods and equipment and delivery for ACTED programmes in Kenya thorough following up with Nairobi Logistics Office.
  • Liaise with contractors, contact new potential contracts and write contracts to be submitted for approval to Nairobi logistics department and Area Coordinator.
  • Staff management:
  • Control and check daily the work of all the persons under his responsibility e.g guards, drivers etc.
  • Organise the weekly and the daily work of his department
  • Filing/Reporting
  • At the end of each month, collect all information regarding each activity of his department and submit them to head of Logistics in Nairobi.
  • Present a monthly report on activities of his department (transportation, fuel consumption, and purchasing done (order follow-up).
  • Compliance
  • To ensure full compliance of ACTED procurement and supply activities with the guidelines and procedures on procurement implemented by ACTED’s donors.
  • Perform other duties requested by his/her supervisor
Qualifications/Skills Required
  • University degree or Higher Diploma in Purchases and Supplies Management / Business administration from a recognized Institution
  • Strong team player of high integrity, pleasant personality, ability to work under least supervision and meet strict deadlines.
  • Computer literate and with excellent I T Knowledge.
  • Strong people management and leadership skills;
  • Three years of experience in overall responsibility and accountability for the logistical management of an organization preferably an NGO.
  • Good public Relations with strong negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be able to communicate effectively in English language and Somali language, Swahili and Borana Language.
Application Procedure

Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, three work related referees, contacts and expected salary to or drop your applications in ACTED Rhamu offices in Mandera on or before 5.00PM on 12 June 2013.
Kindly note that due to the urgency of the position, CVs will be shortlisted on ongoing basis.
ACTED reserves the right to hire prior to the application deadline.
Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.


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