IFRC Logistics Officer Jobs in Kenya

IFRC Logistics Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • The logistics Officer will be responsible, under the direction and guidance of the COVID-19 Logistics Delegate, for supporting the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting the logistical and supply chain management aspects of all programmes relating to the IFRC-supported COVID-19 response operations and ensuring that all logistics tasks are in compliance with the IFRC standards and procedures.

  • The role will also support the OLPSCM team on coordination and cooperation with other actors involved in the COVID-19 operation.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Have regular contacts with appointed Africa Region National Societies’ logistic and procurement focal points and support them in planning based on a constantly evolving situation.

  • regular information for the information bulletin for each country and for Africa Region separately.

  • Support the preparation of timely monthly reports detailing specifics according to the needs and distributing them to the Operational LPSCM and to Geneva Surge team.

  • Support in the production of regular, timely and accurate narrative and financial reports for IFRC and donors.

  • Work closely with LPSCM and technical focal points to ensure standardised and technical compliance of goods.

  • Support the mobilisation of COVID-19 goods ensuring the most efficient supply chain is applied.

  • Ensure timely and accurate communication with service users, using standard tools and practices.

  • Liaise and coordinate with the relevant stakeholders regarding the delivery of supplies, and keep all parties informed, in a timely manner, of any changes.

  • File and archive all logistics documents in a systematic manner.

  • Support the coordination and communications with IFRC ARO CCSTs/COs and COVID-19 operations team to ensure logistics, supply chain and procurement related compliance of the emergency operation across all Africa Region National Societies.

  • Update the OPLSCM team on regular basis.

  • Support the planning and mobilisation of IFRC resources in support of the assessment, planning, and implementation of procurement of goods at a scale for the emergency response.

  • Produce regular, timely and accurate stock, narrative and financial reports for the IFRC.

  • Ensure all activities within assigned role comply with IFRC guidelines and policies (SPHERE, Code of
    Conduct, Principles and Rules for Disaster Relief, Fraud and Corruption Prevention and Control Policy, etc.).

  • Ensure the dissemination of IFRC’s Fraud and Corruption Prevention and Control Policy to all suppliers/service providers who engage with the CCST and COs.

  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by your line manager which are within reasonable consideration.

  • Relevant university education or equivalent professional experience


  • Minimum of three years’ experience in general logistics, including warehousing, transportation, customs clearance and procurement

  • Experience of working within the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

  • A good understanding of Africa regional context

  • Proven experience in financial management, including budgeting

  • Experience of coaching/skill transfer/ training, and staff development

    Knowledge, Skills and Languages

  • Strong project management, communication and networking skills

  • Strong report writing skills – fluent written English

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks

  • Proven good judgment and ability to work with complete integrity and confidentiality

  • Demonstrated track record in innovating, contributing to a learning culture, sharing knowledge and new approaches to engaging partners.

  • High degree of discretion, tact and sensitivity in dealing with internal and external clients and stakeholders at all levels.

  • Ability to work within a multi-cultural, multilingual, multidisciplinary environment

  • Proficient in computer literacy (use of Microsoft Office applications including MS Teams)

  • Proficient in collaborative and cooperative approaches in teamwork

    Competencies and values

  • Commitment to the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement

  • integrity & personal conduct

  • Sensitivity to diversity

  • flexibility & adaptability

  • Pro-activity

  • Solution focused

  • Decisiveness

  • Accountability

  • Teamwork

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Resilience

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IFRC Logistics Officer Jobs in Kenya

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