Fresher Logistics Officer US Non-profit Jobs – Samaritan’s Purse


Job Title:    Logistics Officer

Organization:  Samaritan’s

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

VACANCY 2020-013: HR Coordinator


About US:

Samaritan’s 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:  

and fill procurement requests from SP offices in Uganda, DRC and South Sudan.

and inspect equipment, materials and supplies before dispatch to specified
locations, ensuring quality control and specification conformity.

and enforce service contracts.

all customs duties pertaining to cargo and cross-border shipments.

relevant logistics documentation (e.g. waybills, goods received notes, etc.)
and maintain accurate and up-to-date records for all logistics activities.

and track daily Samaritan’s Purse vehicle use, scheduling servicing and repairs
and handling insurance issues as necessary.

Samaritan’s Purse asset register, producing regular inventory reports.

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.

other duties as assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or other
related discipline.

At least
two years of experience in handling logistics within the NGO sector.

certification in procurement, logistics and transport an advantage.

clean, valid Ugandan driving license; knowledge of vehicle mechanics an

geographical and working knowledge of Kampala.

in Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).

resourceful and results-oriented; good critical thinking skills and attention
to detail.

interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.

to excellence, integrity and stewardship of resources.

agree with and uphold the values and objectives of the organization.


How to Apply:

All applicants
should submit and updated CV and cover letter (ONLY) by email to or in hard copy to Samaritan’s Purse Uganda, Plot 126
Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi. Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: Wednesday 21st October, 2020 by 16:00.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.


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