Fresher Logistics Assistant NGO Careers – War Child Canada

Job Title:      Logistics Assistant
Organization: War Child
Reports to: Logistics and
Security Manager
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity that works
with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through
access to education, opportunity and justice. In Uganda, through its Access to
Justice and Protection programmes, War Child Canada provides Legal Aid services
for Women and Child Survivors of violence and raises public awareness around
the impact of conflict on communities and the shared responsibility to act.
This programme has now expanded to the South Sudanese refugee settlements in
the West Nile region and Kiryandongo where War Child Canada seeks to increase
the legal protections of children, youth, women and men and continue to address
the prevalence of perpetrators’ impunity through legal intervention, awareness
raising and capacity building. Our programming emphasizes strong Sexual and
Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) prevention, identification and response
About Project:
War Child Canada has received funding from United States Department of
State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) to increase
protection for refugees and other vulnerable persons in Ugandan refugee
settlements in the districts of Adjumani, Arua, Kiryandongo, Koboko and
Key Duties and
The Logistics Assistant will support the Logistics
and Security Manager in the provision of adequate and timely logistical and
security support to ensure the effective implementation of War Child Canada
country programs and operations in Uganda.
Support the Logistics and Security Manager in
effectively managing logistics activities to ensure the provision of adequate
and timely logistical support for effective implementation of WCC Uganda
country programs and operations.
Respond to program and support function
enquiries and logistical support requests in adequate and timely manner.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the War Child Canada Logistics
Assistant job vacancy must hold a diploma or certificate in logistics,
procurement, supply chain or related field.
At least two years’ experience in a similar
Previous experience or good understanding of
logistics support services, including transport, procurement and stock control.
Good coordination skills – methodical and
self-organized with the ability to respond quickly to support requests.
Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, outlook,
Good written and spoken English language,
including report writing.
Good lobbying and advocacy skills.
Strong team work with the ability to interact
proactively and collaboratively with WCC program and support teams at all
levels of the organization.
Willingness to work in remote area and undertake
frequent travel, at times in short notice and spend time away from base and
Commitment to War Child’s vision, mission and
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a detailed
CV, cover letter indicating clearly daytime telephone contact and active email
address, photocopies of relevant certificates (both professional and
vocational) and contact information of at least three professional referees.
Please clearly indicate position and location for which you are applying.
Interested applicants should deliver ONLY hard copies of their
Application Packages to any of the following War Child Canada Offices:
Kampala: 2nd Floor, Plot 944
Ggaba Road, Kansanga. (Please ensure applications are delivered to War Child
Canada NOT War Child Holland.
Arua: Rhino Camp Refugee
Settlement Yoro Base Camp.
Kiryandongo: Kanyadoli
Refugee Settlement RFM Base Camp, Bweyale.
Koboko: Lobule Refugee
Settlement, Office of the Prime Minister Building
Adjumani: Pakele
Deadline: 28th
October, 2016 by 5PM
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