ACTED Jobs in Kenya

ACTED Logistics Officer Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

Management of the Maralal level

  • In accordance to ACTED’s procurement procedures, be responsible for the procurement process of all items or services purchased on the Maralal level up to 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 Maralal 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 procurement;
  • Establish the monthly purchase forecast, gathering all purchase that will be done on capital level, and send it to the Logistics Manager.
  • Accountable for the reception of all items delivered or in transit to the Maralal office;
  • Accountable for quantity and quality check of all goods received on the Maralal 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;

    Qualifications/Skills Required

  • 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 and qualifications are invited to submit their cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single document detailing three work related referees and contacts to kenya.jobs@acted.org to be received on or before 5.00pm, 15th September 2017 with the subject line: Application for Logistics Officer_Samburu

    Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage. Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; ACTED Logistics Officer Jobs in Kenya




    ACTED Food Security & Livelihood/Resilience Technical Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

    Duties and Responsibilities

    External Relations

  • Act as key ACTED representative on FSL/R in Kenya and Somalia.
  • Ensure external representation of ACTED in FSL/R sector, vis-à-vis country and local authorities, other project stakeholders, donors and partners
  • Participate in and report (internally) on FSL/R technical and sectoral meetings, clusters and working groups involving all relevant stakeholders such as donors, NGOs, UN Agencies, inter-governmental institutions
  • Ensure effective coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders and partners, i.e. NGOs, civil society organizations, community groups, and government counterparts who are working on FSL/R.
  • Identify opportunities to collaborate and coordinate efforts with other organizations to ensure our activities build upon - rather than replicate - the work of others.

    Project Development

  • Collect and analyze primary and secondary data related to the FSL/R sector in Kenya and Somalia;
  • Analyze the activities in the FSL/R sector and relevant stakeholders
  • Identify the needs of the most vulnerable populations through regular visits and literature review, and through the design and implementation of relevant needs assessments in close collaboration with AMEU
  • Lead FSL/R project conceptualization workshops
  • Provide technical inputs into proposal design and ensure new or adapted projects for the FSL/R sector focus on maximizing efficiencies, impact and integrated approaches

    Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Masters Degree in a relevant field such as Program Management ,Development studies, Sociology or related
  • Extensive project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in emergency and/or development programmes
  • At least 5 to 10 years of working experience in high management position.
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure;
  • Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
  • Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English

    How to Apply:

    Qualified persons with the required skills and qualifications are invited to submit their cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single document detailing three work related referees and contacts to kenya.jobs@acted.org to be received on or before 5.00pm, 13th September 2017 with the subject line: Application for FSL/resilience technical coordinator.

    Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage.

    For more information and job application details, see; ACTED Food Security & Livelihood/Resilience Technical Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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