Logistics Officer NGO Job Careers – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Job Title:     Logistics Officer
Organisation: Uganda Red
Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Coordinator
Supply Chain Management and Operations Manager
About US:
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading national humanitarian
organization in Uganda and a member of the Inteyears’onal Red Cross Red Crescent
Movement. The ICRC is an International humanitarian institution which has a
mandate to protect victims of international and armed conflicts i.e. the
wounded, refugees, civilians, prisoners and other non-combatants.
Job Summary: The Logistics
Officer will provide supply chain management support to the South Sudanese
Refugees Emergency Operations for URCS Response Actions and Projects in Bidi
Bidi resettlement site.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will support the field team
    in procuring, storing and distributing goods and services and maintain
    stock levels
  • Ensure that all vehicles in the
    operational areas are in good condition and all stores records are well
  • Preserve and maintain necessary
    documentation for audit and logistics use
  • Identify and manage risks within the
    supply chain at field level
  • Actively participate in the tendering
    process including preparation of tender documents relating to construction
    materials and equipment
  • Prepare procurement plans in conjunction
    with relevant sectors.
  • Ensure that procurement status reports are
    up to date at all times and are shared appropriately
  • Ensure that all records including
    inventory lists of URCS items and equipment are updated and easily
    available to authorized users
  • Ensure the functionality of URCS fleet of
    vehicles and equipment to support program implementation
  • Ensure proper vehicle and other equipment
    utilization, maintenance, fuel consumption and monitoring and controls
    systems as per URCS policies and procedures
  • Provide timely, accurate stock and
    inventory reports for Management information and donor reporting purposes
  • Ensure that the periodic inventory reports
    are prepared as required internally by URCS and/or by donors.
  • Provide timely advice and technical
    support on logistics issues to other functions within the field
  • Support, train and develop the capacity of
    staff as required, on logistics procedures.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red
    Cross Society Logistics Officer career placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in procurement
  • Possession of a Post graduate
    qualification in Logistics, Purchasing and Supplies is an added advantage
  • At least three years’ working experience in
    Logistics department
  • Previous experience from working in
    complex and volatile contexts
  • Excellent inter personal and communication
  • High level of integrity
  • Good team leader
  • Organised and a good planner with
    excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Significant understanding of complex
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    various donors requirements
  • Excellent working skills with Microsoft
    Office and a database package.
How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the International Red Cross and Red
Crescent Movement should send their filled application forms, download here
and E-mail to: sgurcs@redcrossug.org or mail via post to: The Secretary
General, Uganda Red Cross Society, Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road, P.O. Box 494,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 23rd September
2016 by 5.00pm.
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