Logistics Officer NGO Career Jobs – Oxfam

Job Title:     Logistics Officer
Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Uganda
About Oxfam:
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 affiliates networked
together in more than 90 countries committed to ridding the world of poverty
and injustice. To achieve this, we support local projects in developing
countries, we lobby governments and companies to take into account the
interests of the poorest people and we campaign to involve citizens in our
work. We implement our programs by working with local NGO partners and civil
society organizations and engaging with private sector and governments. Oxfam
employs over 6,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries. In Uganda, our program
is anchored on three broad themes deliberately focused on Women’s Rights:
Resilient Livelihoods, Governance and Accountability and Humanitarian
Preparedness and Response.
About Project:
Oxfam is implementing a humanitarian response to address the humanitarian
needs of South Sudanese refugees hosted in West Nile sub-region. Oxfam’s areas
of intervention include WASH, Emergency Food security and vulnerable
livelihoods (EFSVL), Gender and Protection. Oxfam works with local partners as
a strategy for building humanitarian preparedness and response capacity within
the organisations.
Key Duties and
  • The
    jobholder will implement and document Oxfam standard procedures and
    practices of purchasing, and promote accountability of resources.
  • Ensure
    that there is an approved purchase request for all purchases with valid
    project/fund numbers dully filled out before any purchase is made
  • Prepare
    and register all fix assets in the register book with clear
    documentations of serial numbers and inventory numbers properly attached.
  • Transport
    and Fleet Management:
    Supervise the work of the drivers to ensure proper vehicle
    allocations, tracking of vehicle related costs inclusive of
    monitoring maintenance/repair/service schedules and fuel.
  • Provide
    support in the leasing and maintenance of premises for offices in
    compliance with Oxfam and donor requirements, keeping track of lease
    expiry dates and rent payments
  • Tasked
    with the development and updating of a property inventory database
    by Oxfam property sequentially, number of units, serial no., description
    of property, project no. /voucher no., date acquired, purchase cost,
    condition, location, user, expected disposal date if applicable.
  • Carry
    out annual Inventory Verification
  • Facilitate
    hotel and guesthouse bookings for OXFAM staff and visitors, follow-up the
    presentation of monthly bills and ensure that approved payment request is
    submitted in a timely manner.
  • Ensure
    Cleanliness of Oxfam office & Supervision of the guards &
    Cleaner while making sure their payment requests are processed promptly
    & accurately.
  • Keenly
    monitor the Usage of Utilities to ensure cost effectiveness and
  • Ensure
    that there is an updated Asset/inventory list at the field office
    while ensuring the use of the bin card for stores management.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Oxfam
    Logistics Officer career opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics from a recognised university
  • A
    minimum of three to five years’ experience and knowledge in logistics
  • Previous
    exposure and experience working in partnerships an added advantage
  • Previous
    experience of emergency and development work, and an understanding of
    relevant issues.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications in writing, including a cover letter and curriculum vitae (Not
exceeding 2MB) to the HR and Admin Coordinator at
Deadline: 21st April 2017
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