2 Logistics Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

 Logistics Officer (2 Job
Organisation: Uganda
Red Cross Society (URCS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Operations
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 DRC
Refugee Emergency Operations for URCS Emergency Response Actions in Kyangwali
and development projects in the West Nile refugee settlements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Support 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
  • Preserve and maintain necessary
    documentation for audit and logistics use
  • Identify and manage risks within the
    supply chain at field level and communicate them to the management
  • Participate in the tendering process
    including preparation of tender documents relating to construction
    materials and equipment
  • Prepare procurement plans in conjunction
    with relevant sectors.
  • 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
  • Ensure 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.
  • Work closely with user departments in
    contract management, in accordance with URCS Supply Chain Policy ; and
    arrange vendor invoices for submission to Finance Department for payment
  • Prepare timely and accurate monthly reports
    and other reports for management in accordance with URCS Supply Chain
  • Maintain Contract register and maintain
    safe keeping of records for the Logistics operational activities.
  • Closely coordinate with respective URCS
    operations or project managers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Red
    Cross Society (URCS) Logistics Officer job opportunity should preferably
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain
    Management from a reputable Institution;
  • Post graduate qualification in
    Procurement, Logistics , Supply Chain or CIPS  is an added advantage.
  • Three years of working experience in
    Managing Procurement, Logistics or supply Chain activities at Officer
  • Good understanding of Navision accounting
  • Previous experience from working in
    complex and volatile contexts.
  • Excellent inter personal and
    communication skills
  • High level of Trust and integrity
  • Good team leader
  • Organised and a good planner with
    excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Significant understanding of complex
  • Understanding of various donors
  • Excellent working skills with Microsoft
    Office and a database package.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement should
send their filled application forms, 
and E-mail to: vacancies@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: 28th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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