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.
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.
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
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