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LOGISTICS MANAGER (FREETOWN)
ABOUT US
Action Against Hunger is an international network (Paris, New York, London, Toronto, Madrid and New Delhi) committed to ending world hunger. For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, we have been working to fight undernutrition and support communities affected by crisis across the globe. In 2017, we reached more than 20 million people worldwide. We carry out innovative, lifesaving and development programmes in nutrition and health (including mental health), WASH, disaster risk reduction and management, food security and livelihood, and advocacy
Action Against Hunger has been working in Sierra Leone since 1991 with the purpose to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable people, at first during the emergencies and then in a more development setting, until the 2014 Ebola outbreak and the emergency it generated in the country. AAH interventions in Sierra Leone aim at improving the nutrition security of the population, with particular focus on children under-five and pregnant and lactating women. AAH aims at doing so by implementing multisectorial programs, which encompass direct nutrition intervention and prevention activities to address the underlining causes of undernutrition, i.e. poor health, food insecurity, poor care practices, and poor access to water and sanitation. Action Against Hunger has also an integrated advocacy strategy in the mission that cut across all the sectors.
Action Against Hunger is recruiting its new Logistics Manager to assist in the implementation of it logistics strategy and policy in Freetown to ensure good logistical performance and provide the best possible support to other departments in Freetown.
You are required to supervise the energy sources and vehicle fleet management: maintenance, planning, monitoring costs, administrative aspect (insurance, documentation.
He is to coordinate with electricians at local and HQ level to ensure stable and safe power supply, carry out energy safety assessments under the supervision of his/her line manager when required.
He/she is to ensure conformity with Action Against Hunger procedures at each stage of the supply chain process.
You are require to follow up on repairs and maintenance tasks on the buildings and ensure timely submission and relevance of procured materials to support those activities.
He/she is to carry out regular security assessment of compounds, ensure that buildings are compliant to security SOPs (including presence of adequate equipment: fire extinguishers, first aid kits, etc).
QUALIFICATIONS
- Degree in Logistics, Business Management or related fields, or
- Professional experience at middle level logistics management
- Minimum 3 year’s working experience
- Capacity to communicate with people
Required Competence and Skills:
- Good knowledge of the local languages and culture
- Strong knowledge and experience of logistical processes.
- Training and teaching skills
- Reporting capabilities
WORK CONDITIONS
STARTING DATE: 1st March 2020
DURATION OF CONTRACT: One years (renewable)
LOCATION: Freetown
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: One
REMUNERATION: SLL 6,772,000 Monthly Basic Salary
SLL 236,412 Monthly Allowances
HOW TO APPLY: Motivation letter, CV with names of three (3) referees to be addressed to:
The Human Resources Coordinator
Action Against Hunger
10 Sall Drive, Cockle bay
Off Aberdeen Road
Freetown
Or at our Field Offices
Moyamba: Sembehun Road, Moyamba
Or email to:
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Deadline for the receipt of applications is 5th February 2020 only short-listed candidates will be contacted for a written test and oral interview. Please state the position applied for on the subject line of your email. Action Against Hunger is an equal opportunity Employer. Women are strongly encourage to apply.
Please be informed that this is National Position and the terms and conditions of Sierra Leone employee will apply.