International Foundation for Electoral System - IFES Operations/Logistics Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

International Foundation for Electoral System - IFES Operations/Logistics Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia


  • The Operations/Logistics Consultant, under the leadership of the Operations/Logistics Manager, is expected to support the Operations Department at the National Election Board of Ethiopia (hereinafter ‘NEBE’) on a range of issues including supporting election operations and strategies for the coming general elections.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the development of operational/logistics plans, flowcharts, calendar and deployment plan for CENI equipment and goods;

  • Assist with transportation and installation of the equipment, documents and supplies necessary for electoral operations;

  • Coordinate and assist with the conduct of the 6th general elections;

  • Support the collection of information on a wide ranges of issues related to elections operations;

  • Assist in the effective distribution of election materials to constituencies and polling stations

  • Support the effective utilization of warehouse areas and proper loading and unloading, stocking, safe keeping of items to prevent potential damages;

  • Assist in the handover of printed election documents in line with the set standard and at highest confidentiality, monitor proper stocking;

  • Assist in ensuring the organization and cleanliness of warehouse and stocked items, report any damage to the concerned department on a timely manner;

  • Support in monitoring counted and dispatched documents and items and ensuring that they are not exposed to damage during loading and transporting; also ensure that addresses are written correctly;

  • Assist in ensuring that received printed documents and other items are properly registered and then dispatched as per NEBE’s warehouse management procedure;

  • Support the dispatching plan and submission to concerned authority for approval;

  • Support the proper counting , coding, packing and readiness for distribution of relevant
    documents and items;

  • Assist in ensuring that all items are transported from Addis Ababa to polling stations in a cost effective manner and ensure safety arrivals;

  • Support in defining effective and efficient logistics business process to enhance service quality;

  • Ensure compliance with elections laws, directives, and procedures

  • Assist in the planning, organizing, and coordination of changes to the policies, procedures, or processes related to elections operations;

  • Closely collaborate with other staff in the Operations and Logistics department to create strategic plans and achieve established goals of the operations team;

  • Participate in relevant working groups/committees;

  • Undertake ad-hoc tasks assigned by supervisor as required.

    Job Requirements

    Skills & Specifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Highly organized with the ability to handle multiple priorities under tight deadlines;

  • Ability to undertake and complete tasks with limited supervision;

  • Excellent reporting and document handling skills;

  • Ability to handle sensitive issues with integrity and confidentiality

  • Demonstrated ability to operate well in a collaborative and cooperative environment.

  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness.

    Education & Qualifications

  • BA in Project Management, Business Administration, Political Science and International Relations, Law, Public Administration, Logistics and Supply Chain Management or related area required;

  • At least 6 years of experience in related field required;

  • Demonstrated professional experience and knowledge in logistics, operations, project management required;

  • Demonstrated knowledge and professional experience in election administration required;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.

    Language Skills

  • Fluency in English and Amharic required, other NEBE language preferred

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified applied applicant should apply through the email below

  • Please state the subject line of your email As "Operations/Logistics Consultant"

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