Concern Worldwide Career Opportunities in Kenya
Concern Worldwide Senior Logistics & Transport Manager Job in Nairobi
Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.Reports to:
Systems Director – KenyaDirect Reports:
Senior Logistics OfficersJob Location:
Nairobi with frequent travel to the fieldContract Details:
Open Ended Contract
Three Months’ ProbationMonthly Starting Salary:
Kes 283,143Group Medical Cover (1 Principal and 2 Dependants)
Group Life Insurance Cover
WIBA Plus Insurance Cover
Paid Annual Leave
Job Summary: Provide strategic and technical leadership in the management of the logistics function in the areas of Procurement and Transport.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead in building the technical and organizational capacity of Concern and partners in developing and implementing logistics, procurement and transport policies, procedures and systems.
Lead Concern’s procurement, transport and stores functions to ensure that they effectively and efficiently support Concern’s operations
Develop new and review existing policies and procedures that are in place to ensure that they meet the needs of the programmes and dissemination to all staff
Logistics budget preparation, analysis and administration and monitoring of expenditures
Ensure proper management of all Concern’s assets through an efficient and effective inventory, storage and disposal system.
Oversee customs clearance of goods
Preparing of official correspondence and reports
Oversee the documentation of the entire logistics function
Monitoring for compliance with Concern’s policies, guidelines and procedures
Support to Field Offices and Senior Management
Disseminate relevant information to field offices and management
Monitor policy implementation and compliance to legislation
Advise/mentor line managers on best practices
Advise senior management and line managers on change management practices that impact on the logistics function
Representation and Compliance
Represent Concern in meetings, serve on committees and tasks forces that are logistics related
Monitor and report on any changes to government legislation affecting Concern
Research on logistics issues, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations for action
Responding to Emergencies
Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary
Comply with Concern’s
health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies
Programme Participant Protection Policy
To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.
To support and promote the standards outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct to their team, partner organisations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for abuse in Concern programme (as per P4 section 6).
Masters degree in logistics, supply chain management, procurement or other relevant degree and Advanced Diploma in CIPS with at least five (5) years’ experience in an NGO or
Bachelor’s degree in logistics, supply chain management, procurement or other relevant degree and an advanced diploma in CIPS and at least five (5) years’ experience in the NGO Sector
Three (3) years managerial experience in the NGO Sector is a must.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, organizational, leadership and negotiation skills
Confidentiality, integrity and ability to handle sensitive situations
Proficiency in the use of computer applications
This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and covering letter to email@example.com with the title of the email as ‘Senior Manager – Logistics and Transport’ by Sunday, 27th November 2016.
Each application should include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise.
Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
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