Job Title: Logistics Manager
Closing date: 11 May 2012
The IRC in Uganda is actively seeking a dynamic individual who will provide leadership and direction to the logistics function of the agency. He/ She is responsible for managing all logistics activities and the analysis and documentation of all logistics information with regards to procurement, assets and inventory, fleet management and ICT. The Logistics Manager reports to the Deputy Director, Operations and is a key staff member in the management of the country office logistics. He/ She links with the IRC Uganda Field Offices, the New York HQ, regional logistics and ICT personnel.
Responsibilities • Develop in-country logistics policies and procedures, initiate and lead the roll-out of new policies in all locations. • Monitor compliance to global and in-country policies and protocols in the country program. • Ensure reduction of operational costs and wastage in the logistics functions and procurement of quality supplies and services by IRC. • Lead the process of identifying and documenting contracted and authorized suppliers in all locations and ensure market and contract reviews are carried out as appropriate. Submit annual overview of contracted and authorized suppliers to IRC HQ. • Monitor the IRC fleet management in all locations, ensuring efficient and responsible vehicle allocation and use. • Ensure the proper management and documentation of assets & inventory and asset disposal and act as focal point for asset insurance matters (in-country and IRC HQ Global Insurance) • Ensure IT systems are safe and in good working order, data are backed-up regularly and IT support is provided to staff as and when needed. • Liaise with Global IT department for technical support to the country program in general and the IT officers in particular. • Manage the contract with the security guard service provider, including but not limited to compiling, reporting and following up on incidents occurring at guarded IRC premises throughout the country. • Ensure implementation of the IRC Uganda Security Management Plan
Requirements • At least 5 years of experience in Logistics management with NGO’s. In-depth knowledge of logistics policies and procedures. Hands-on experience in Field Offices strongly preferred. • Qualification in Logistics or Supply Chain Management or similar field. • High level of familiarity with computer word-processing, spreadsheet and database packages essential. • Demonstrated excellence in training and capacity-building of staff in logistics management. • Strong team-player, excellent leadership, communication and inter-personal skills, ability to work independently. • Demonstrable experience in human resources, financial and operations management of large teams .
How to Apply
Send CV and cover letter clearly indicating the position applied for to: The Human Resource and Administration Manager, International Rescue Committee, P.O. Box 24672 Kampala; OR Email: UA-IRCJobs@Rescue.org Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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