Head of Base, D.R. Congo

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Action Against Hunger-USA is part of the ACF International Network (ACF-IN), an agency established specifically to combat global hunger.

Duties:

  • Carry out supply chain functions including, procurement planning, purchasing of goods and services, transport and storage.
  • Maintain fleet and other equipment
  • Manage the overall operations of the base including staff management, program support activities, administration, and security of the base as well as coordination with program staff on the base level.
  • Ensures proper supply chain processing including, procurement planning, purchasing of goods and services and transportation and storage
  • Oversee all aspects of management, coordination and is responsible for the overall integrity of the supply chain processes on the base level.
  • Manage the regular operations of the base including staff management, program support activities, administration, and security of the base as well as coordination with program staff on the base level.
  • Responsible for building the capacity of the local support team in the base.
  • Evaluate and report on the status of ACF equipment and ensure that the means of communication are functioning appropriately for the base
  • Track the progress of activities, collect indicators and provide on-time reports.
  • Keep data updated, well organized and accessible
  • Analyze and report on the evolving humanitarian needs and provide relevant recommendations.

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in technical studies
  • Substantial knowledge of standard logistics procedures and practices required
  • Some knowledge of financial and HR procedures required
  • Good level of technical skills in mechanics / IT/ Communications / construction or other desired
  • Good communication and representative skills
  • Ability to adapt, multitask and deal with stressful working situation
  • Second language skills highly recommended and for some missions, required
  • 2 years previous field experience in a humanitarian NGO, ideally in a similar role
  • 1 year of previous experience in an NGO in managerial position
  • Previous experience in security management
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate project needs
  • Effectively manage others in a team environment.
  • Experience working with host governments, INGOs and national NGOs and familiarity with international humanitarian operations.

    Deadline: 20th January

    For more job information and application, see: Head of Base, D.R. Congo Website

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