Logistician / Administrator - Sudan

Medical Emergency Relief International (Merlin)

International Health NGO

Location city: Malakal, Upper Nile And Khorfulus County, Northern Jonglei

Location country: Sudan

Closing date: 30 Oct

Job Description

Programme: South Sudan

Responsible To: Project Coordinator With Technical Line Management From The Regional Logistics Coordinator Nairobi

Working With: Health, Logistics And Finance/Admin Teams

Directly Managing: Logistics Assistant, Drivers (Boat And Vehicle), And Construction Staff

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 6 Months

Salary: £800 - £1300 Depending on qualification and experience, plus comprehensive insurance cover, accommodation, return flights, a per diem to cover daily living expenses, and holiday allowance ($145 per month).

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis and we may offer this post before the closing date.

Please note: this is an unaccompanied position.

Professional/Personal Requirements


  • 1-2 years previous logistics experience and technical training
  • At least two years experience of site supervision
  • Problem solving ability with equipment ranging from computers, vehicles, generators, and radios
  • Sound knowledge and experience of logistical systems
  • Good management and personnel skills
  • Strong planning and organisational ability
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • 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
  • Able to contribute and live as part of a team and work in remote and isolated areas
  • Experience working in Sudan an advantage


  • Previous experience in South Sudan an advantage

  • Qualification in engineering/construction an advantage
  • Fluent Arabic or Dinka a strong advantage

    Vacancies Contact

    To apply for this vacancy Please download an application form from our website www.merlin.org.uk

    Completed applications should be emailed to applications@merlin-uk.org stating in the subject field the job title, country and reference number (if any) of the vacancy you have applied for.

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