Logistics Officer NGO Jobs – 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 International 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
  • Assist 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
  • Prepare procurement plans in conjunction
    with relevant sectors.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Make sure that the periodic inventory
    reports are prepared as required internally by URCS and/or by donors.
  • 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
  • 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 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 of post qualification
    experience in Logistics department
  • Previous experience from working in
    complex and volatile contexts
  • Excellent inter personal and communication
  • Impeccable 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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