Logistics Supervisor Jobs at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from health care.
MSF-FRANCE is recruiting for the Field office in Arua – candidate for the position of:
Post:  Logistics Supervisor based in Arua-Uganda, a suitable Male/Female
Fixed term contract: 1 year
Job Summary: The logistic supervisor is responsible for managing the genera! logistic activities in order to keep the mission running smoothly and these include HR management, procurement, material management, vehicle fleet management, construction & rehabilitation.
General Duties:
·         Responsible for all logistic supplies purchased locally or via the capital.
·         Responsible for identifying quality contractors, negotiate quotation, update prices with suppliers, follow-up of works regularly and pre-acceptance of works.
·         Responsible for logistic stock management including orders, upkeep of stock, stock receiving and security.
·         Responsible for drawing up logistic orders, follow up orders in progress and outstanding balances, checking smooth reception of orders and checking the application and control of procedures.
·         Responsible for managing the reception of locally- purchased goods and dispatching them to the various departments.
·         Responsible for managing the programme’s vehicle fleet (maintenance, fuel consumption) and motorized engines (generators pumps) and ensure that all vehicles are in good working condition.
·         Responsible for planning vehicle movements and drivers follow up.
·         Responsible for security and general maintenance of MSF compounds, MSF premises and infrastructures within Arua’s hospital.
·         Responsible of MSF buildings and infrastructure maintenance + energy supply in Arua, including MSF compounds and facilities within Arua hospital
·         Responsible for communication equipment and procedure.
·         Perform human resources management function of supervision
·         Support log manager in daily activities and planning
·         Training providing oversight of duties performed by team members
Qualifications and Experience
·         Knowledge in material management, procurement and supplies is mandatory.
·         Experience in team management is mandatory.
·         Knowledge in motor vehicle and generator maintenance and servicing is an advantage
·         Knowledge in electricity, plumbing and general maintenance of energy equipments like solar system and refrigerators.
·         Diploma in any of the above fields.
·         Ability to work in a multicultural, multidisciplinary team.
How to apply:
Deadline for this position: 7th September 2012.
Interested applicants should send their hand written application letter & letter of motivation with a detailed CV indicating postal address, day phone contacts, photocopies of certified copies of academic documents and working certificates and minimum two references.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews
The Field Administrator Medecins Sans Frontieres – France OR P.O Box 391, Arua, Next to St Joseph’s Inn Plot 4 Bwana Volla Road Tel: 0392 708 013 msff-arua-field-adm@paris.msf.org
The Finance and HR Coordinator Medecins Sans Frontieres – France P.O.Box 2362, Kampala Kansanga, Church Zone Spear Road Plot 2329 Block 244 , Tel: 0392708 020 msff-kampala-adm@paris.msf.org
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