Logistician - DRC

Location: Kindu, Maniema - Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Merlin has been operational in the Great Lakes region, Our projects have assisted refugees and displaced people on both sides of the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Since March, Merlin has provided extensive support to health zones in South Kivu, North Kivu, Kasai Oriental, and Maniema provinces of eastern DRC.

Qualifications, experience and competences:

  • Strong communication skills with fluent spoken and written English and a good level of spoken and written French.
  • Previous experience as a logistician in an NGO.
  • Experienced in construction works and/or watsan programmes.
  • Experience of fleet management.
  • Experience of office and communication equipment maintenance.
  • Experience in finance or related issues.
  • Experience of managing security.
  • Confident and proficient in the use of MS Office (Word for Windows, Excel, e-mail).
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions in an isolated area.
  • Excellent management and personnel skills to enable the motivation, encouragement and participation of a mainly national team.
  • Strong team communicator and facilitator between the interests of different department.
  • Strong capacity building skills.
  • Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with the local authorities.
  • Ability to remain calm and to be diplomatic
  • Experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues from different functions and cultures
  • Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritising a high workload and multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Experience of proactively identifying and addressing issues
  • An understanding of and commitment to Merlin’s mission and values

    Closing date: 24 May.

    For more information and job application see; Logistician - DRC

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