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
Responsibilities: 
  • 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
    maintained
  • 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
Experience: 
  • 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
    skills
  • 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
    emergencies
  • 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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