COGINTA Logistics Officer Jobs in Ghana

COGINTA Logistics Officer Jobs in Ghana

Company Profile

  • COGINTA is a non-governmental, apolitical, areligious and recognized of public utility organization, specialized in judicial and security governance, social cohesion, conflict management and prevention, resilience and community development. COGINTA's objective is to support host governments in strengthening judicial and security institutions in compliance with the norms and principles of the rule of law, and to improve the effectiveness of police institutions in the prevention of violence, insecurity and crime, in order to promote an environment conducive to peace, development and social cohesion. COGINTA has the head office in Switzerland (Geneva) and national and regional representations in Belgium, Burkina Faso, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea and Niger.

    Job Description

  • As of September 2021, the Association Coginta (COGINTA) is implementing the Preventing Electoral Violence and Providing Security to the Northern Border Regions of Ghana (NORPREVSEC) Programme – Output 2 – financed by the European Union. In this frame, COGINTA is recruiting a Logistics Officer. This is a full-time position, based in Tamale (Ghana) for 12 months renewable. The expected starting date is October 4th 2021.

    The Programme

  • The Preventing Electoral Violence and Providing Security to the Northern Border Regions of Ghana (NORPREVSEC) Programme – Output2 is financed by the 11th European Development Fund (EDF). The overall objective of the NORPREVSEC programme is to promote good and inclusive governance by contributing directly to resilience and security in Ghana.

  • The specific objectives of the programme are: to better equip key Government and non- Government actors in their joint and coordinated efforts to sustain peace; to prevent pre- and post-electoral violence, also against women and girls and; to contain the rise of violent extremism through enhancing their capacities in early warning, conflict resolution, countering terrorism and fight against transnational organised crime, with respect to rule of law and human rights.

  • The output 2 of the Programme is to be implemented by COGINTA, it focuses specifically on better equip key government and non-government actors in their joint and coordinated efforts to sustain peace; and, to contain the rise of violent extremism through enhancing their capacities in early warning, conflict resolution and preventive diplomacy. The results to reach within the Output 2 of the NORPREVSEC Programme are the following:

    • Result 1 – Civil society organisations are strengthened to actively contribute to peace building and prevent violent extremism.

    • Result 2 – Existing Early Warning Systems are strengthened to include PVE indicators.

    • Result 3 – The role of Regional Peace Councils as peace makers is reinforced.

    • Result
    4 – The role of traditional leaders as peacemakers is reinforced

  • In this context, COGINTA is recruiting a Logistics Officer for 12 months (renewable) in Tamale.

    Roles And Responsibilities

    • Under the direct supervision of the team leader, the Logistics Officer is in charge of:

    • Planning and managing logistics for all activities;

    • Carrying out administrative and logistical follow-up for the smooth running of activities (drafting of documents such as mission orders, daily attendance list; requesting quotations; making bookings; etc.);

    • Identifying and liaising with providers;

    • Supporting the Administrative and Financial Manager in purchasing management, administrative monitoring and invoicing of service providers;

    • Supervising the use of vehicles (i.e. check logbooks, check monthly fuel consumption, respect the maintenance and upkeep schedule of vehicles, etc.) and overseeing the behaviour of drivers with regard to the safety of vehicles. passengers and the proper use of vehicles;

    • Following-up all field trips of the project team members but also EU visits and other partners of Coginta;

    • Supporting the Team leader in the organization of the workspace;

    • Supporting The Administrative And Financial Manager In The Management Of The Office, The Purchase Of Supplies And Equipment;

    • Ensuring the physical inventory of fixed assets;

    • Ensuring cleanliness and hygiene in the office with the cleaning agent;

    • In collaboration with the drivers, ensuring the distribution of mail.

    Qualifications And Competences

    • Hold a university degree in logistics or management;

    • Excellent drafting skills;

    • Excellent communication skills;

    • Proficiency in English;

    • Proficiency in the languages spoken in the North of Ghana is an advantage;

    • Ability to multitask and deal with stressful situations;

    • Abilities to work in a multicultural environment and to establish good professional relationships with team members.

    Professional Experience

    • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in a similar position.

    • A previous experience within an NGO or a cooperation project is an asset.

    • The knowledge of EU procurement procedures is an asset.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; COGINTA Logistics Officer Jobs in Ghana

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