Médecins du Monde Logistics support coordinator Ethiopia Jobs

Médecins du Monde Logistics support coordinator Ethiopia Jobs

Closing date: 12 Nov 2019

For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad.

It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies.

Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.

MdM currently works in more than 40 countries across all continents where it focuses on 5 priority areas: emergency and crisis, sexual and reproductive health, harm reduction, migrants and displaced populations (health rights), health and environment.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • You will be in charge of training, coaching, mentoring and supporting the logistics coordinator and the logistics team in general regarding the definition of country programme logistics strategy.

    More specifically, your responsibilities will be:

    Logistics coordination

  • Define and implement logistics process and ensure that everyone is trained and respecting these process
  • Perform the role of technical adviser and take final responsibility with logistics coordinator for all logistical tasks
  • Provide inputs on logistics matters to the coordination team for proposal and report writing
  • Ensure the good filling and follow-up of all the logistics tools for a good capitalization at mission level
  • In collaboration with the logistics coordinator, be responsible for the appropriate selection, installation, use and maintenance of equipment
  • Develop and maintain good network of contacts to facilitate emergency responses (customs, suppliers, other NGOs, etc.) and provide logistics support to any emergency responses as per needed

    Procurement and supply chain

  • Train the logistics coordinator to ensure the overall supply chain management
  • In coordination with the administrative team, be in charge of the implementation, follow-up and respect of MdM logistics procedures
  • Ensure that the filing system to record and archive all procurement is rigorously maintained by the logistics officer
  • Ensure the establishment and update of a supplier database and develop robust supplier relationships at national level

    Team management and capacity building

  • Conduct a procurement files audit to uphold the respect of procurement procedures
  • Develop and conduct internal training on technical logistics issues
  • Perform field visits to control and supervise the activities of the field logistics team
  • Be responsible for the line management of specified logistics staff
  • Train the logistics coordinator to take over the technical support of all logistics staff
  • Be
    responsible of the capacity building and training of all logistics staff to improve efficiency, awareness and compliance with logistics systems and procedures


  • Participate in the development, review, implementation and monitoring of MdM security measures in-country under the responsibility of the general coordinator and in collaboration with security department in HQ
  • Ensure security briefing, with the logistics coordinator, to all expatriate and national staff joining the mission
  • Train the logistics coordinator to evaluate and ensure the safety of the premises, to compile all security incidents in MdM area of intervention and to ensure security incident follow-up

    Meetings, representation and reporting

  • Represent MdM with relevant external organisations and networks at national level
  • Attend logistics or security related external meetings upon request of the general coordinator
  • Consolidate logistics reporting and prepare monthly logistics report

    Conditions of Employment:
    Status : Employee

    Contract : Fixed-term contract
    Duration : 6 months
    Starting date: As soon as possible
    Gross monthly salary: 2 817 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 RTT (recovery days) per year
  • 5 weeks of paid leaves per year
  • Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
  • Insurance (repatriation…)
  • Punctual teleworking agreement (after 6 months)
  • Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility
  • Single posting

    Skills and Experience Needed:

  • At least 2 years’ experience with an NGO in the field
  • Experience with MdM in an international mission is an asset
  • Strong knowledge in training, capacity building and support
  • Experience in programme opening
  • Experience in health programme management in an asset
  • Strong knowledge of MdM procurement procedures is an asset
  • Experience in procurement and supply chain management
  • Ability to work quickly, under pressure and with short deadlines, flexibility to adapt to changing requirements
  • Excellent communication skills, listening and diplomacy skills
  • Ability to listen, provide guidance and foster good team dynamic
  • Good knowledge of Office pack (word, excel, outlook)
  • Languages: English is mandatory (oral and written)
  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

    Telephone Applications Will Not Be Accepted
    Médecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.

    MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

    How to Apply:

    To apply, click on the following link : Médecins du Monde Logistics support coordinator Ethiopia Jobs

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