Médecins du Monde Logistics Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Médecins du Monde Logistics Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Médecins du Monde is operating in Ethiopia since 1986 in different types of health projects from long-term interventions to emergency response.

MdM France has concentrated its efforts on projects related to basic access to primary health care (projects centered on rural health facilities and isolated populations), reduction of maternal mortality through improved quality of obstetric care, promotion of sexual and reproductive health rights including protection against gender-based violence, provision of Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) and reduction of malnutrition.

After a period of uncertainty, the mission has recently significantly grown. Although the Covid-19 pandemic was a challenge for the teams and the programming, in 2020 and 2021 it has expanded with its current programming in Semera (Afar) and Chinaksen (Oromia) where MdM France leads a consortium with COOPI and MdM Germany, and solid prospects for intervention in connection with the conflict in some parts of the country.

The mission has also reshaped after the handover of its project in Somali region to MdM Germany in May 2021. Towards the end of 2022, security situation in Tigray region improved following peace agreement and in 2023, MdM plans to intervene in Tigray, to provide integrated primary healthcare services.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the general coordinator, you define, plan and implement all supply and logistics activities, while ensuring budget compliance and respect of MdM’s protocols and procedures. You lead and manage the logistics team.

More specifically, your main responsibilities are:

  • Define, plan and budget logistical needs for the mission and monitor logistical activities

  • Define, implement and adapt procurement plan and procedures

  • Manage contracts related to logistics and supply activities

  • Recruit and manage the logistics team, set objectives, define training needs, ensure skills management

  • Ensure monitoring and reporting on logistical activities, adapt indicators when needed

  • Supervise and manage the transportation of goods and people

  • Supervise the installation and maintenance of office and accommodation areas

  • Define and monitor IT and communication resources

  • Ensure that the archiving system for logistics documents is respected

  • Participate in the definition, implementation and monitoring of the safety and security standards

  • Provide logistics guidance, training, advising and technical support to all field teams

  • Participate in meetings with authorities and other NGOs on logistics and security issues

    Conditions of Employment:

  • Status : Employee

  • Contract : Fixed-term contract

  • Duration : 12 months

  • Starting date: as soon as possible

  • Gross monthly salary: 3119 euros

  • Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments - minimum of 6 months seniority required

  • Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)

  • Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered

  • Guesthouse housing

  • 22.5 recovery days per year

  • 5 weeks of paid leaves per year

  • Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)

  • Insurance (repatriation…)

  • Teleworking agreement for positions eligible to telework: 110 days/year (2.5 days teleworking on average per week) with a minimum of 1 day per week onsite

  • Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility

  • As part of our measures to combat money laundering and financing of terrorism, any selected candidate may be subject to a background check on international sanctions lists (UN, the EU, France, the United States…).

    Skills and Experience Needed:

  • Bachelor's degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field

  • Master's degree is an added advantage

  • At least 5 years of experience in overall logistics management and 3 years at managerial position, with a focus on procurement, transport, warehousing, and inventory management

  • Proven experience in managing logistics operations in humanitarian or development contexts, preferably in Ethiopia or other similar contexts

  • Strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and motivate a team

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to travel within Ethiopia and internationally as required

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office

  • Languages: Fluent English (written and spoken) mandatory. French, Amharic or Tigrinya is an asset.

  • You embrace the core values and support the proactive philosophy of Médecins du Monde.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Médecins du Monde Logistics Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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