Fresher US Non-profit Logistician Jobs – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job Title:        Logistician
Organisation: Lutheran World
Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with
local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human
suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them
to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their
own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in
Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Job Summary: The Logistician
will offer support supervision in the coordination and control of transport and
Key Duties and
Adheres to clear rules for proper functioning of
the transport function.
The incumbent implements set procedures for
effective vehicle usage while minimizing the costs.
Actively participates in selecting the fuel
stations that will supply fuel.
Regularly inspects every vehicle physically and
by driving it in order to establish its mechanical condition and road worthiness.
The jobholder builds and maintains productive
relationships with suppliers of vehicle repair services, fuels, oils and spares
and coordinates regularly with the procurement function.
Supports fleet Management to ensure that
movement of vehicles and repairs comply with regulations and policies.
Ensures that every driver understands and signs
the “vehicle control policy signifying that they understand it and are
willing to adhere to its provisions.
Manages a system for monitoring and tracking the
distances and relates them to fuel usage.
Adheres to a car parking policy that defines who
can use the vehicle, at what time, for what purpose and when the vehicle must
be parked.
Supports the introduction of incentives in order
to encourage drivers to drive well and avoid costly accidents.
Supports in the implementation of performance
management processes and regularly sets targets for drivers and conducts
effective appraisals.
Actively participates in the selection of
qualified drivers.
Ensures Value for Money for all goods and
services delivered to transport and logistics sub-department
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a
University degree or Diploma in logistics/ Supply chain Management / Mechanics
or a related field.
At least two years of professional experience in
a logistics or supply function, preferably in an NGO
Previous experience in logistics for the support
of humanitarian and recovery contexts, as well as development programmes.
Good Computer skills: Very good knowledge in
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Broad knowledge and understanding of budget
development and monitoring is an added advantage
Be a self-starter, who can accomplish tasks with
minimal or no supervision.
Ability to manage a team of staff as well as
cooperate with other units.
Keen attention to details and
Excellent organizational skills .
Ability to drive and ride motorcycle
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications (One page cover letter, explaining the candidate’s suitability for
the position and an updated Curriculum vitae, CV), with the names and e-mail
addresses of three professional referees and send via Email to: addressed to Office of Administration/Human Resources.
NB: Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc. Only short-listed candidates will
be contacted
Deadline: 2nd September, 2016 by
4:00 pm
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