African Institute for Health and Development Logistician Jobs in Kenya

African Institute for Health and Development Logistician Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

The African Institute for Health and Development (AIHD) is seeking to recruit a Logistician to support the Accelerating Resilient Innovative Sustainable Elimination 2 (ARISE 2) programme. S/he will be seconded to the Division of Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases (DVBNTD) in the Ministry of Health (MoH).

The officer will support the procurement activities under the ARISE 2 programme with a particular focus on projection, quantification, and inventory management.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop procurement plans for the ARISE 2 programme in collaboration with programme Coordinators/Managers and internal and external partners to support programme implementation.

  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate logistics/procurement report(s) for nonpharmaceutical supplies to advise decision-making processes.

  • Coordinate closely with the Programme teams to ensure that non-pharmaceutical supplies purchased are delivered, at the national and county level, in a timely fashion.

  • Guarantee the maintenance of all other procurement files.

  • Ensure that all supply chain established procedures are followed and adhered to in all transactions.

  • Support in the suppliers’ performance appraisals together with the AIHD procurement team.


  • Must be a holder of a degree in procurement, logistics or related field from a recognized university.

  • Advanced professional certification in supply chain management preferably, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).

  • Ability
    to function optimally in sophisticated and high-pressure work environment, set appropriate priorities and deal successfully with numerous simultaneous demands at short notice.

  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc).

  • Familiar with NGO working environments and standard procedures.

  • Experience working with a diverse portfolio of Donors and knowledge of specific donor guidelines.

    Proven Skills and Competencies:

  • Have a high degree of flexibility and ability to work under acute hardship conditions against tight time limits.

  • Ability to handle critical situations patiently with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Dedicated risk identification and effective implementation of risk management strategies.

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to coordinate and handle a diverse array of responsibilities.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their application
    letter and detailed C.V. with addresses of three referees via email to and a copy to

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