Logistics Officer NGO Jobs – Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International) Salary 2.2m

Job Title:        Logistics Officer
Organisation: Humanity
& Inclusion (Handicap International)
Duty Station: Arua,
Reports to: Field
Starting Salary: UGX 2,208,949 monthly gross
About US:
Humanity &
Inclusion (formerly Handicap International) is an independent and impartial aid
and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion,
conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help
meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect
for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged by
the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we
aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences,
where everyone can live in dignity.
Job Summary:  The Logistics Officer will be responsible to
manage the logistics’ field office & sub bases in compliance with Humanity
& Inclusion internal framework and institutional donor regulations so as to
ensure timely support to on-going logistical support for the project
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Steering the field
office’s & sub bases logistics management
  • Define and apply logistics procedures for the supply chain
    (purchase, stock, transport), equipment, vehicle fleets, power supply and
    telecommunications, in compliance with the legal framework and internal
    and donor regulations
  • Set up monitoring tables so as to have reliable information
    permanently to hand
  • Set up indicators and internal controls for the implementation of
    logistics procedures
  • Train program teams in HI and donor logistics procedures and in the
    logistics regulations applying to the program and to partners, in
    compliance with the legal framework
  • Support project teams in the training and monitoring of partners
    with regard to the implementation of logistics procedures
  • Ensure checks are conducted on partners’ logistics processes
  • Ensure the filing and archiving of logistics documents
Planning and
guaranteeing efficient supply chain management
  • Participate in the drafting of a supply plan per project
  • In liaison with the FCO/ FLM, define (adapted procedure)          and supervise the program’s
  • supply procedures in compliance with internal and donor regulations
    and legal requirements
  • Oversee the transport of merchandise and manage customs clearance procedures
  • Manage national and international calls for tender
  • Set up and check on the regular updating of a suppliers database
  • Supervise the monitoring of Purchase and Service Requests and check
    purchase files
  • Supervise the reception of merchandise and the delivery of material
    to requesting parties
  • Assist with the drafting of donor reports and preparing for audits
    on aspects concerning supply
  • Draw up contracts for suppliers and service providers and manage,
    archive and monitor suppliers and service providers
Supervising the
management and use of the vehicle fleet and other means of transport in
compliance with internal regulations and the security plan
  • In liaison with the FCO/ FLM, define the program’s transport needs
  • Define the management and user rules for vehicles and other means of
    transport in compliance with local legislation, the highway code, the
    program’s security rules and HI’s regulations
  • Organize/ensure the organization of the management of other
    transport means
  • Organize/ensure the organization of the above vehicles’ allocation
    and availability
  • Undertake the following tasks and record them in the vehicle
    monitoring table:
  • Optimal vehicle maintenance
  • Monitoring and checking vehicle use and consumption
  • Managing the vehicles’ fuel supply
  • Following up on road accidents
  • Ensuring the filing and archiving of files, contracts and
    documentation associated with vehicles and transport
Managing technical
  • Validate the choice of adapted materials in compliance with
    procurement procedures
  • Assist with the definition of equipment management procedures and
    put them in place
  • Set up and monitor Equipment Monitoring Charts (EMC); ensure the
    reliability of the data they contain and the filing and archiving of
    documents pertaining to them
  • Liaise with the Program Accounts Unit on the localization of fixed
    assets and their monitoring in the EMC
  • Monitor entries and withdrawals for each equipment group
  • Undertake regular physical inventories and send them to head office
    in compliance with deadlines
  • Ensure the installation, maintenance, monitoring and traceability of
    equipment (computer, power-supply, communication, etc.)
  • Check the Technology Charter is properly applied and monitor email
    and internet access
  • Train program staff on how to handle equipment and draft procedures
    for use
  • Assist with drafting donors’ financial reports, funding proposals
    and budgets revisions for aspects concerning equipment management
the management of general services (expatriate staff accommodation, offices and
storage facilities)
  • Set up and supervise the physical management of stocks and storage premises
  • Set up and monitor stock management procedures
  • Identify and anticipate program needs for premises
  • Define the criteria for choosing and selecting premises
  • Search for and identify available premises
  • Manage the fitting out, upkeep and maintenance of premises
  • Analyse insurance coverage options and contact insurance companies
  • Monitor the premises’ utility contract costs (water, electricity,
  • Ensure the premises are secure (locking systems, watchmen, first aid
    kits, extinguishers)
  • Manage the logistical organization of project seminars and training
Participating in
the analysis and implementation of the program’s security rules
  • Bring all security information collected that he/she is aware of to
    the attention of his/her line manager
  • Monitor the program risks
  • Circulate information concerning the security of travel, equipment
    and premises within the program
  • Secure and render visible the premises, vehicles, equipment and
    individuals as set out in the security rules
Managing the program’s
logistics team
  • Manage and lead the program’s logistics team, fix objectives and
    assess the staff he/she line – manages
  • Train his/her team
  • Set up communication and coordination mechanisms for his/her team
  • Manage contractual monitoring (leave, end of trial periods, etc.) of
    the staff he/she line- manages; if necessary, co-validate disciplinary
    procedures with the support services coordinator
  • Oversee his/her team’s career development: define training needs and
    provide guidance on professional development
Managing the
logistics report
  • PSR Monitoring Tool
  • Contract Follow up
  • Stock report
  • ECM (Equipment Control & Management) report
  • Inventory report
  • Vehicle Monitoring report
Respect of HI
identity, rules and policies
  • Know, understand, apply and respect HI code of conduct and ethics,
    HI mandate and values, HI rules and operating procedure, HI policies
    (child protection policy, policy and mechanism for the  prevention of and fight against bribery,
    the protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy)
    and make sure they are known, understood, applied and respected by its
  • Know, understand, apply and respect HI security rules and make sure
    they are known, understood and applied by her/his team
  • Regular refresher training is organized

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap
    International) Logistics Officer job must hold a University Degree in
    Procurement or logistics
  • Two years of experience in the Logistics Field.
  • Proven experience in General services management, Management of
    technical equipment, Vehicles and Merchandise management
  • You require organization skills, ability to make decisions, team
    player and multi-tasking.
Starting Date:
01st October 2019
Length of contract: Annual with the possibility to extend
How to Apply:
If you feel you meet
the requirements please send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three
professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter to
HR department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org with the subject: Logistics Officer

 Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Any efforts to influence the recruitment process
will lead to automatic disqualification.
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