Logistics Supervisor Job in Kenya

Logistics Supervisor

Work Location : Nairobi

Duration : Three Months

Start Date : 1st January 2023

Application deadline: 15th December 2022

The selected candidate will be reporting to Logistics Coordinator.

Main Purpose

Supervising the daily logistics activities and providing maintenance to the MSF equipment, facilities and infrastructures, according to MSF standards and protocols in order to maintain the facilities in perfect conditions and collaborate in the development of the mission.


  • Monitoring maintenance activities of infrastructures, management of non-medical stocks and equipment according to MSF standards
  • Ensuring the check and follow-up of facilities under the line manager’s supervision through daily visits to the facilities and reporting any anomalies or problems, evaluation of the rehabilitation needs and following up minor building rehabilitation work according to supervisor’s instructions; checking that premises observe security norms and monitoring the consumption of mechanical and electrical vehicles/machines/devices

  • Planning together with the line manager the required checks and maintenance activities of energy systems/set-up according to MSF standards
  • Coordinating and leading the logistics team under his/her responsibility which includes daily supervision, monitoring of the quality of work and the definition of each person’s task, drawing up their working schedules; organizing and leading team meetings; participating in the recruitment of team personnel and attending logistics meetings and accounting for his activities
  • Ensuring the vehicle fleet maintenance which includes planning and overseeing timely preventive and curative maintenance of all project vehicles according to MSF standards and Instructing and monitoring drivers on correct driving habits and standard checks
  • Managing and following up orders which includes collecting logistics orders coming from different departments or health facilities; drawing up and following up orders according to the procedures in force; providing technical support to the storekeeper, makes local purchases according to MSF supply procedures and ensures reception conditions of freight or arriving material as well as the organization and setting up of materials before its shipment

Context Specific Accountabilities

The two main objectives for position are to facilitate the move of coordination office to a new premise and conduct a study analysing the pros and cons of moving the warehouse to a new premise. Specific taks are hightlighted below

  • Identify the premise large enough to accommode the MSF OCG coordination team
  • Take lead in the new office rehabilitation to bring the premise to MSF standard in terms of security and safety
  • Ensure energy (solar power and generator backup), water filters and waste water system are in place and fully functional before the office move.
  • Facilitate the move the the new office before the end of Q1 2023
  • Refurbish the old office, demolishing all temporary at the back yard of the compound and facilitating the handove of the premise to the owner on 1st of April 2023
  • Conduct rehabilitations needed for the new office before occupation
  • Rehab of the the old office before handing the facility back to the owner.
  • Ensure that the structures at the backyard fo the office are deccommissioned and the the ground revelling done
  • Assess pros and cons of staying or moving
  • Compare cost of staying versus cost of moving
  • Assess quality of the current building (electricity, roof, floor
  • Assess size of warehouse needed for now and the future
  • Assess condition of warehouse needed for now and the future
  • Look for alternative options (warehouses)
  • Look at possible collaboration with KSU/SNEA, KO
  • Provide the assessment report after the analysis.



  • Essential : Diploma or degree in property management and Diploma in technical field from a recognized institution


  • Essential : At least one year with MSF or 2 years in a similar post out of MSF


  • English & Kiswahili


  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel)
  • Assets / property management and warehousing


  • Results and Quality Orientation L2
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L2
  • Behavioural Flexibility L2
  • Stress Management L3
  • Good communication and management skills

How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, Please submit your application by 15 th December 2022


We apologize that due to the volume of application we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)