Fresher Logistics Officer International NGO Jobs – Restless Development

Job Title:       Logistics Officer
Organization: Restless
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Gross Annual Salary: UGX
16,705,235 gross per annum
Reports to: Programme
About US:
Restless Development (Uganda) is an International NGO established to
address the challenges faced by young people in Uganda by placing young people
at the forefront of change and development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth
to live healthy and productive lives, fully supported by those around them. Our
programming focuses on three core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health
and rights, youth civic participation and youth employment and livelihoods.
Job Summary: The Logistics
Officer will manage logistics of activities relating to our exciting youth
engagement programme implemented in partnership with a major international
donor. The programme will facilitate a youth-led research focused on youth
economic opportunities, with the aim of feeding into important and emerging
policy and development agendas. The programme targets 7 countries in Africa,
coordinated from our Uganda hub office. This position requires outstanding
organisational and administrative abilities and excellent communication skills.
Key Duties and
Logistics and Communication (60%)
  • Lead
    on the logistical arrangements for the recruitments, trainings, events,
    travels, research and other programme related activities
  • Lead
    on procurement of all programme items
  • Support
    the youth researchers in their logistical arrangement for fieldwork
  • Formulate
    logistical checklists to guide activities support
  • Maintain
    program inventory and manage equipment and supplies
  • Keep
    in constant communication with the youth researchers and the
    Programme Coordinator and Manager
  • Assist
    the Programme Coordinator to update Restless Development on project
    progress and seek advice as necessary
  • Keep
    consistent detailed records of logistical aspects of the programme
  • Establish
    and maintain contact database for the project
  • Prepare
    concise monthly logistical reports.
Safety and welfare of youth researchers (25%)
  • Work
    closely with the youth researchers to agree preparation activities and
    modes of communication
  • Keep
    in regular communication with the youth researchers and provide
    backstopping logistical support as necessary
  • Support
    the welfare of the youth researchers, following up on issues as required
  • Develop
    checklist of items to be used before the youth researchers’ travels
    to any activity to ensure they are properly equipped.
  • Log
    the youth researchers’ travel and check all safety and security measures
    have been fulfilled before travel

Financial management and reporting (10%)
  • Support
    the youth researchers in managing fund for the field
  • Make
    payments for the programme related activities and keep accurate records of
    financial expenditure
  • Manage
    event budgets
  • Ensure
    that financial management is undertaken according to Restless Development
    policies and procedure
  • Support
    the Programme Coordinator in tracking the project budget
  • Provide
    regular updates to the Programme Coordinator as required
Other (5%) Other
duties as required, including occasional work on weekends for which time off in
lieu can be taken
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the Restless
    Development Logistics Officer job opportunity should hold a Diploma in relevant subject (e.g.
    business administration, logistics, commerce, store management) OR
    demonstrated logistical experience with a local or international
  • Previous experience of making complex logistical arrangements for
    travel and organising events
  • Prior
    experience of asset management and procurement
  • Prior
    finance management experience
  • Effective
    verbal and written communications and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent
    organisational skills
  • Excellent
    computer skills including Excel, Word etc.
  • Ability
    to problem solve and make sound operational decisions
  • Excellent
    budget management skills
  • Fluency
    in written and spoken English essential
  • Previous experience of working in a youthful, multi-culture environment
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
Restless Development in the aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download
, and send it to Please note
that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.
Deadline: 15th
September 2017
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