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Logistician Job Vacancy

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland, Somalia Mission is looking for a:


To support its humanitarian operations in Somalia

Project Location:Mogadishu (currently based in Nairobi but willing and ready to travel and/or relocate to Project location when need arises).

Start date: ASAP.

Type/Length of contract: 6 Months contract with possibility of extension.

The position:

The selected candidate will be reporting to the Technical & Logistics Coordinator.

The scope of responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:

  • Support the activities of the Project with the resources, procedures and tools defined with the T&L Coordinator, in order to facilitate achievement of the operational objectives:
  • Oversee the implementation of and compliance with MSF logistics procedures, policies and management tools; when necessary, propose improvements.
  • Responsible for logistical and medical supplies to the Project.
  • Manage and monitor the logistics of the material resources for the Project, under the supervision of the line manager and the technical adviser.
  • Implement support activities (communications, electricity, transport) and any other logistical activities required to achieve the medical objectives (construction/restoration, water & sanitation, etc.).
  • Coordinate the work of all the logistics teams, supervise their training and carry out their evaluations.
Recruitment criteria:

A holder of a diploma or degree, with training in any given technical area (carpentry, electricity, IT, supply, or WATSAN), and with the following experience:

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the area of humanitarian logistics,

At least 1 years’ experience in a similar role in a humanitarian organization,

Relevant MSF experience is an asset.


Please send by email your Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter addressed to the HR Coordinator. Address:

Deadline for Submission of application: 29th February 2012

Subject of email: “Application for Regional Logistician, Somalia”.

Only short-listed candidate will be contacted

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