Catholic Relief Services Logistics Officer - Nazreth PDP Jobs in Ethiopia

Catholic Relief Services Logistics Officer - Nazreth PDP Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 215784

Category: Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain
Location: Nazreth
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

About CRS: “Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas.

Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partner’s people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.”

In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958.

At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations.

CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs.

The current CRS/Ethiopia budget stands at $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.

CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates.

CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following position;

Position Title: Logistics Officer - Nazreth PDP

Department: Logistics

Duty Station: CRS Ethiopia/Nazreth

Required Number: One

Employment Term: Indefinite period contingent up on funding of the JEOP program

Reports To: PDP Manager

Application Deadline: August 07, 2019

Job Summary:

You will coordinate the implementation of all day-to-day logistics activities to ensure all programs and operations have the goods and services needed when they need them in support of high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable.

Your knowledge and experience will allow you to coordinate commodity and logistics needs and challenges and the implementation of solutions, as you apply the principles of stewardship, integrity, transparency, and accountability.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the supply chain team and relevant programming staff on logistics services that meet the pipeline requirements.
  • Help identify challenges in supply chain management and provide recommendations to address those.
  • Support the implementation of delivery operations from arrival of goods in-country (or local purchase point) to the warehouses and on to the final distribution centers in accordance with CRS and donor regulations and international and local supply chain standards and requirements
  • Collaborate and communicate with the procurement team to ensure they receive timely purchase requisitions with comprehensive specifications, delivery schedules, and other terms and conditions, including for labeling, branding, and marking.
  • Provide regular coaching and support to CRS and partner staff and
    laborers to ensure they have the capacity to implement accurately, consistently, and transparently commodity logistics processes and to abide by security, safety, and health requirements.
  • Help coordinate and supervise activities related to commodity receipt, transportation, distribution, and disposal. Liaise with surveyors, C&F agents, the Transport Officer, partners, and other parties to ensure the timely receipts and distribution of goods.
  • Maintain updated files with all required logistics documents and ensure all supply chain management activities and movements are fully and accurately documented. Prepare and/or review all reports prior to submission per distribution requirements.
  • Provide the necessary support for food monitoring activities, monitoring emergency food aid program and development food aid program commodities and in the absence of PDP manager supervise all PDP staffs in performing the responsibilities as required.
  • Help on Implementing inventory control systems for proper Commodities and goods handling and accounting. Conduct cycle counts for inventory accuracy and perform regular inspections to minimize risk. Support complete physical inventories as needed.

    Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Positions):

    These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Trusting Relationships
  • Professional Growth
  • Partnership
  • Accountability

    Job Requirements

    Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

    Education and Experience

  • MA/MSc Or BA /BSc Degree in a relevant field
  • 3 years of relevant experience is required for MA/MSc of which 1 year is in a senior position, OR
  • 6 years of relevant experience is required for BA/BSc of which 1 year is in a senior position
  • Knowledge of political dynamics along the chain, infrastructure, market knowledge, as well as related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio). Experience with commodity tracking systems is a plus.

    Personal Skills

  • Good planning, coordination, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Good analytical skills with ability to make independent judgment and decisions
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team environment

    How to Apply

    Please enter via to fill a form and attach your up-to-date CV and application letter before the application deadline August 07, 2019.

    Applications should be submitted by August 07, 2019 up to 5:00 PM, late submission will not be accepted.

    These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only. You will be contacted only if selected for written exam/interview. Phone solicitations will not be accepted. These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only.

    ** Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply**

    Note: CRS is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

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