Logistics Delegate NGO Job Careers – International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)

 Logistics Delegate
Organization: International
Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
The International Federation of
Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian
organization, with 190 member National Societies. As part of the International
Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental
principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary
service, unity and universality.
Job Summary: The Logistics
Delegate will support the delivery of Uganda logistics services in-line with
GLS strategy and procedures ensuring a high quality service provision that
meets the needs of services users.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Together
    with URCS plan and organise country level IFRC logistics activities,
    including transportation and warehouse/stock management ensuring adherence
    to URCS and IFRC procedures and standards to provide a high quality,
    efficient and cost effective logistics service that meets the needs of
    services users
  • Develop
    procurement plans together with URCS and assure that the plans are aligned
    to the action plans.
  • Train
    and develop the procurement staff on the implemented procurement tracker,
    and ensure that the procurement tracker is sent to key stakeholders on a
    weekly basis.
  • Oversee
    that all requisitions follow the IFRC procurement guidelines.
  • Oversee
    that all IFRC cars are well managed by the assigned IFRC drivers, by
    providing oversight on daily vehicle inspections, vehicle safety and
  • Solve
    problems in the field by engaging the strengths of other actors under the
    UNHCR umbrella.
  • Support
    the Operations Manager by attending selected meetings .
  • To
    manage tasks and resources effectively so that deliverables are achieved
    within set budgets, timelines and standards
  • To
    develop the logistics strategy for the operation in order to provide
    efficient logistics services to all programs
  • To
    build relationships with NS Logistics teams in order to share learning and
    build capabilities to enable the transference of logistics activities from
    IFRC to NS responsibility
  • To
    provide logistics technical advice, support and training to IFRC
    staff/delegates and NS to ensure the necessary capability and
    understanding exists to ensure that there is full adherence to best
    practice principles, and compliance with necessary regulation, legislation
    and IFRC procedures
  • To
    prepare timely monthly reports detailing specifics according to the needs
    and distributing them to the Regional Logistics Unit and / or to Geneva
  • To
    support the mapping of country and NS needs, providing insight and
    accurate information such that country level logistics support is able to
    meet identified and contingency needs

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a professional qualification in logistics or
    equivalent experience
  • Five
    years professional experience in general logistics, including warehousing,
    transportation, customs clearance & procurement
  • Experience
    in Red Cross work, working in developing countries for a humanitarian aid
  • Experience
    in training and use of participatory methodologies
  • Experience
    of managing and supporting staff
  • Proven
    experience to carry out logistics assessments and set up large operations
  • Experience
    of working as part of a team
  • Self-supporting
    in computers
  • Coordination
    and partner relationship building/ Excellent skills in networking with
    other agencies and organizations – Good interpersonal skills      
  • Ability
    to work under stressful conditions, meet deadlines and travel extensively
    to support field operations or training
  • Excellent
    communication and organizational skills as well as logistics technical
    expertise with good knowledge of Logistics tools and guidelines for
  • Valid
    international driving license for light vehicles (manual gears)
  • Skills
    to analyse and draw conclusions for a rapid and well-argued decision
  • Good
    Knowledge of the region and capacity to practice political and cultural
  • Knowledge
    of Red Cross Red Crescent Movement and Sharing the RC/RC principles and
  • Skills
    in training and developing staff capacity
  • Competencies
    and values
  • Communication;
    Collaboration and Teamwork; Judgement and Decision Making; National
    Society and Customer Relations; Creativity and Innovation; Building Trust;
    Accountability, Professionalism, Integrity
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 10th April
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