Closing Date: 30 May
The MENTOR Initiative currently is seeking dynamic and motivated applicants for two postings of Operations Coordinator/Logistician for its new programme in Kenya.
This programme, covering two districts, Uasin Gishu and Kericho, will provide malaria prevention and clinical support to those most affected by the post-election conflict including displaced people and host communities.
The post will report to MENTOR’s Country Director and will liaise and plan closely with all other team members in order to integrate the programme activities designed to build effective prevention and IEC activities for all communities.
Qualifications: University degree or equivalent skills based
training/qualifications, in a logistics related subject (Management, Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, or other related field)
3-5 years experience of working in Logistics and Operations
3 years experience within a humanitarian aid organization in a developing country, preferably in an emergency context
2 years management and supervision experience
Excellent background in technical and procedural advice in a broad range of logistics areas including fuel and transport management, asset/materials management, procurement, services and contracts management
Desirable: Experience of project administration/management, and the ability to work independently
Problem solving ability with equipment ranging from PC’s to vehicles and radios
Previous responsibility for managing security
Ability to chair meetings and provide succinct reports of meetings would be beneficial
Technical background within transport, mechanics construction, warehousing and communications
Malaria experience/knowledge an advantage
Previous experience with organizing and monitoring mobile field teams a plus
Pay and Benefits:
The MENTOR Initiative offers a competitive benefits package, including emergency medical and general insurance.
All applicants are requested to apply via e-mail attaching relevant documents.
These should include a letter of application explaining why the applicant is suited for the position along with a current and up to date curriculum vitae.
The CV should list three references, one of which must be from the applicant’s last place of employment.
Please send applications to personnel[at]mentor-initiative.net
For more information, vist: Logistics Coordinator - Kenya (MENTOR Initiative) Website