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Distribution Officer At Première Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Date Posted: 18/Apr/2017
Deadline: 30/Nov/-0001

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs.

PUI is providing assistance to around 4 million people in 22 countries - in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Caucasus and Europe.

Distribution Officer

Location: Maiduguri

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Food Security In-kind Project Manager, the Distribution Officer primarily plays the key role in the organization of the concrete food/non-food items in-kind distributions by ensuring the preparation of the distribution sites (in term of team’ staffing, distribution points’ preparation, etc.), by dealing with the transport or the storage of the food/non-food items and the material.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the proper preparation of the distribution sites.
  • In this role, S/He will determine the number of necessary distribution points, the necessary staffing per distribution points, the necessary safety measures and dotation in equipment to perform the distribution.
  • S/He will also estimate the necessary time table to accomplish the whole distribution.
  • Ensure the storage and transport of items (food and non-food) destined to be distributed.
  • In this role, S/He will ensure that the right products are delivered (by PUI, by the donor or by a third party) to the right location on time and at a good cost.
  • S/He may also be involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods.
  • Ensure the supervision of the direct item distributions to the beneficiaries.
  • In this role, S/He will recruit the daily labor field distribution labor, the staff working schedule and provide them with all the necessary equipment/material.
  • S/He will set-up the distribution points according to the distribution tasks which need to be perform.

Requirements
Training:

  • Logistics

Experience:

  • Humanitarian and Technical experience required
  • International experience desirable

Knowledge and Aptitudes :

  • Planning and organizational capacities

Computer skills :

  • Office Suite

Qualities of candidate :

  • Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility
  • Ability to withstand pressure
  • Sense of diplomacy
  • Analytical skills
  • Capacity to adapt and showing organizational flexibility
  • Organization, rigor and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work and manage affairs professionally and with maturity
  • Ability to represent the activities and the mandate of PUI before local authorities
  • Ability to integrate the local environment into operations, in its political, economic and historical dimensions
  • Ability to work with various partners, in a spirit of openness, and with adaptable communications strategies
  • Strong listening and negotiation skills
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed
  • General ability to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances

Languages :

  • English mandatory
  • French desirable

Proposed Terms :

  • Employed with a Fixed-Term Contract - 5 months renewable
  • Start date: April 2017
  • Monthly gross income: from 1 650 up to 1 980 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI
  • Cost covered: Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accommodation
  • Daily living Expenses (« Per diem »)
  • Break Policy: 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
  • Paid Leave Policy: 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Applicants should submit their application (Resume and cover letter) to "Romain Gautier, Human Resources Officer" for expatriates via: [email protected] with the following subject: Distribution Officer - Nigeria.

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