Entry Level Logistics Officer US Non-profit Job Vacancies – Samaritan’s Purse

Job Title:     Logistics
Organisation:  Samaritan’s Purse
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing
spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970,
Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war,
poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing
God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church
worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Job Summary:  The Logistics Officer will provide a broad
range of logistical support (e.g. procurement, inventory, transportation,
fleet, etc.)  across all Samaritan’s
Purse activities and operations in Uganda, ensuring timely and efficient
delivery of goods, supplies and services at their intended destination.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Receive and fill procurement requests from SP offices in Uganda, DRC
and South Sudan.
·       Receive and inspect equipment, materials and supplies before dispatch
to specified locations,

ensuring quality control and specification conformity.
·       Review and enforce service contracts.
·       Process all customs duties pertaining to cargo and cross-border
·       Prepare relevant logistics documentation (e.g. waybills, goods
received notes, etc.) a
maintain accurate and up-to-date records for all logistics activities.
·       Monitor and track daily Samaritan’s Purse vehicle use, scheduling servicing
and repairs and

handling insurance issues as necessary.
·       Maintain Samaritan’s Purse asset register, producing regular inventory
·       Conduct all activities in the most cost-effective and efficient
manner, in line with Samaritan’s
Purse, Government of Uganda and donor policies
and best practices.
·       Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain
Management or other related discipline.
·       At least  two (2) years’
experience in handling logistics, preferably within the NGO sector
·       Professional certification in procurement, logistics and transport an
·       Full, clean, valid Ugandan driving license; knowledge of vehicle
mechanics an advantage.
·       Functional geographical and working knowledge of Kampala.
·       Proficient in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
·       Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented; good critical thinking skills and
attention to detail.
·       Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
·       Commitment to excellence, integrity and stewardship of resources.
·       Must agree with and uphold the values and objectives of the organization.
How to Apply:
interested and qualified candidates please submit CV, cover letter and relevant
copies of academic documents by email to
or in hard copy to Samaritan’s Purse Uganda, Plot 126 Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi .
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
Deadline: 4th
February 2020 by 4.00 pm
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