Logistics Officer Kenya Kakuma
Role and responsibilities
The purpose of a Logistic officer is to provide the day to day implementation of the logistic function’s responsibility.
Working with the Technical Procurement Assistant in ensuring cost effective and value for money in procurement of goods, works and services.
In charge of Asset, Fleet and Warehouse management including reporting.
Develop framework and service agreements for goods and services with a view towards VFM and cost savings
Review and advise on new and in use templates used in the procurement of goods and services
Train and capacity build staff on warehouse, fleet & asset management and effectively provide supervision and guidance to the Logistics Assistant and casuals working within Logistics on various occasions.
Receive and compile monthly reports from the area office for review by the Support Coordinator.
In-charge of management of the area logistics unit operation.
Relevant university degree/Diploma preferably in Logistics or equivalent 5 years work experience.
Membership of professional bodies will be an added advantage but not mandatory.
Proficiency and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office application e.g word, excel, powerpoint highly desired.
Previous work experience working as a Logistician will be an added advantage.
Good understanding of various donor’s requirements.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Fluency in the English language, both oral and written.
Customer service skills.
Ability to work under pressure.
Knowledge of using Web based procurement ERP systems such as Agresso/UNIT4 is an advantage but not mandatory.
Experience from working as a logistic officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Context related skills, knowledge and experience:
Knowledge of the Kenya humanitarian context.
Excellent inter personal and communication skills
High level of personal integrity
Good team leader and excellent negotiation skills
Organized and a good planner with excellent attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure and flexibility
Significant understanding of complex emergencies such as Horn of Africa region
Understanding of various donor’s requirements
Relevant experience in using ERP systems desired.
Experience in humanitarian logistics desired.
Experience in procurement, asset management and warehouse desired.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply