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Roving Logistics Manager At Action Against Hunger

Date Posted: 12/Jul/2017
Deadline: 11/Aug/2017

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

Roving Logistics Manager 

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Description
You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by..

  • Providing Action Against Hunger’s field teams in Nigeria with essential logistics support during emergency response activities in all bases and building the capacity of the Logistics team.

Key Activities

  • Logistics support to all the field bases
  • Carry out opening and closure of bases upon request
  • Capacity Building & Human resources
  • Reporting and Analysis

Requirements
Does this Description fit you?

  • You have a Bachelor degree in business administration degree, logistics management or any related field of studies
  • You have at least 2 years’ extensive experience in logistics management and coordination, preferably in Humanitarian or development work.
  • Your experience is supported by academic study, such as completion of the Certification in Humanitarian Logistics.
  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details. You take pride in planning not just the best case scenario but also for multiple contingencies.
  • You are extremely capable sharing your technical knowledge, as well as the organization's policies & procedures – both verbally & in writing. Your reports are timely, comprehensive & well-written.
  • You ensure your teams remain aware of changes in security conditions, challenges faced by the program implementers' & any new contextual developments.
  • You maintain a mature and problem solving attitude when confronted with difficult situations.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work
  • You’re genuinely enthusiastic about helping the logistics teams achieve their objectives. You like to pass on to others what you’ve learnt & thrive on the variety of logistics activities that fall within this role’s scope of responsibility.
  • You have experience working with colleagues who do not speak your language, speaking tactfully & listening carefully to others. You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms & are comfortable explaining & reinforcing policies & procedures to a team.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.
  • You like to find & implement straight-forward solutions to tricky questions. You balance finding quick answers to immediate problems with planning projects that take a longer time to execute.
  • Your experience allows you to remain are calm & articulate under pressure. You are a strong advocate for improving the humanitarian assistance to those most in need, able to represent Action Against Hunger appropriately with a range of counterparts.
  • You understand that the logistics function plays an invaluable role in keeping Action Against Hunger's core activities operational. You take pride meeting deadlines & following procedures correctly & keeping logistical documentation up-to-date.
  • You maintain a mature and problem solving attitude when confronted with difficult situations.
  • You are able to motivate and encourage others to deliver high standards of work
  • You’re genuinely enthusiastic about helping the logistics teams achieve their objectives.
  • You like to pass on to others what you’ve learnt & thrive on the variety of logistics activities that fall within this role’s scope of responsibility.
  • You have experience working with colleagues who do not speak your language, speaking tactfully & listening carefully to others.
  • You are used to explaining your work in non-technical terms & are comfortable explaining & reinforcing policies & procedures to a team.
  • You have a high degree of emotional intelligence demonstrating strong self-awareness and the ability to take responsibility for your actions.
  • You monitor the impact that demanding activities and stressful working conditions may have on your team and actively work with other departments to ensure staff are appropriately supported.

Benefits
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to: -

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

Method of Application

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