ICRC Transport Officer Jobs in Kenya

ICRC Transport Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

  • It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

    Overall Responsibility

  • The Transport Officer is responsible for coordinating shipping and transport by air, sea, road, rail and river for ICRC operations on a global level.

    Tasks and responsibilities

  • Manages orders for transport, cargo handling and storage ensuring that approvals and recording are carried out according to established criteria;

  • Liaises with staff working in the regional centres, headquarters, the Supply Chain Unit and import-export to efficiently plan dispatch and shipment of cargo;

  • Maintains and updates shipping instructions to ensure that the required documentation is accurate, on time delivery is achieved and information is shared with the stakeholders;

  • Purchase logistics services (transport & handling) in line with the ICRC's procedures and rules on financial management;

  • Negotiates freight charges and ensures that cargo is dispatched in a safe and
    cost-efficient manner;

  • Keeps track of all international truck movements and follows up with fleet responsible to ensure a timely and swift turnaround;

  • Analyses and mitigates risks (vehicle looting & safety hazards) in dangerous locations;

  • Coaches and supervises staff within his team;

    Minimum Requirements and competencies

  • Degree in Logistics or equivalent;

  • Five years' work experience in transportation/Logistics industry;

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;

  • Working knowledge & certification of ERP systems will be an added advantage;

  • Excellent computer skills;

  • Valid driving license and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation Certification;

  • Certificate of good conduct;

  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen;

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; ICRC Transport Officer Jobs in Kenya

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