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Mar 25, 2017

ACTED Logistics Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Logistics Officer
Location: Nairobi
ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. 

ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters.
Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context.

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Logistics Manager, the Capital Logistics Officer ensures that s/he performs transparent and efficient logistics activities for ACTED programmes in Kenya and Somalia.
  • In accordance to ACTED’s procurement procedures, be responsible for the procurement process of all items or services purchased on the Capital level upto the level (Scenario) agreed with the Logistics Manager
  • Receiving orders from the various departments, signing them and updating in the order follow up.
  • Responsible for signing all procurement memo for Capital level procurement;
  • Responsible to setting up the correct procurement procedure for each purchase;
  • Contact requesters to ensure correct specifications of each items ordered, in order to avoid non-matching procurement;
  • Ensure procurement of goods and services is always done following the value for money principle;
  • Accountable for Compliance with respects to all capital procurements;
  • Establish the monthly purchase forecast, gathering all purchase that will be done on capital level, and send it to the Country logistics Manger.
  • Accountable for the reception of all items delivered or in transit to the Capital office;
  • Accountable for quantity and quality check of all goods received on the Capital level;
  • Ensure the information flow between the different Stakeholders in the supply chain;
  • Responsible for transmission to finance all procurement files for payment
  • Responsible for filling the logistics and compliance procurement file;
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in purchasing Supply Management or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS, UK) or higher national diploma in store, logistics management or equivalent.
  • At least 4 years relevant experience in procurement and logistics management in INGOs.
  • Computer literate and with excellent IT Knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective work relations at all levels,
  • Strong people management and leadership skills;
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Experience in providing inputs to proposals and donor reports in procurement and logistics.
  • Demonstrated experience in overall responsibility and accountability for the logistical management of an organization.
  • Ability to work under pressure,deal constructively with stress and working long hours.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision, pro-active and a good team-player.
  • Being conversant in Somali language will be considered an advantage.
 How to Apply

Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae detailing three work related referees and contacts to [email protected] and received on or before 5.00PM on 27th March 2017

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. If you receive any email/calls in relation to ACTED’s recruitment and you are unsure about its validity or origin, please contact us on [email protected]

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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