MDM Logistician (M/F) Jobs in Ethiopia

MDM Logistician (M/F) Jobs in Ethiopia

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • You work under the supervision of the field coordinator and you manage 1 logistic manager, 1 logistics officer, the drivers and the guards. You also work closely with the logistics coordinator.

    Your main responsibilities are:

    Base identification and renovation (guesthouse/office, pharmacy)

    • Locate and rent appropriate accommodation, office space, warehousing and pharmacy space.

    • Supervise the renovation of the base, ensuring the living spaces, working spaces and storage spaces are suitable.

    • Procure all needed equipment and furniture.

    • Implement security upgrades.

    • Recruit and supervise the team of guards, including scheduling, in line with MdM HR policies.

    Development of the logistics department

    • Conduct the recruitment process of the logistics team.

    • Train the logistics team and the other departments on MdM logistics and procurement tools and procedures.

    • Set up the archives mechanism and rules for all logistics paperwork.

    • Put in place logistics coordination meeting, organize the work and priorities of your team.

    • Carry out the needs assessment.


    • Develop the procurement plan for the program.

    • Launch the needed procurements (goods, services, equipment) to start the activities as well as the daily functioning of the base, and ensure these procurement files conform with MdM rules and procedures.

    • Create price lists and supplier files for the area of operations.

    • Update the purchase follow-up tools.

    Vehicle fleet management

    • Develop and negotiate vehicle rental contracts.

    • Supervise and train the team of drivers, including scheduling, in line with MdM HR policies.

    • Establish vehicle movement schedules.

    • Ensure that a complete breakdown kit is available on board all vehicles.

    • Check that vehicle log books
    are in place and are used correctly.


    • Support the field coordinator in all aspects of security management at field level.

    • Prepare the security pack, including risk analysis, security rules, and contingency plan.

    • Train the entire field team on the security pack, organize simulations and exercises and develop a strong culture about security.

    • Verify the good adherence of the team to security rules and alert the field coordinator if needed.

    • Liaise with other organizations (logistics counterpart) in order to collect and share information.

    Skills and Experience Needed:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience in logistics at similar position and previous experience with an INGO.

  • Experience working in a hardship location is a plus.

  • Experience dealing with suppliers and following procurement procedures.

  • Experience of working in Ethiopia is preferred.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills.

  • Able to prioritize and anticipate, be reactive and flexible.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Good team spirit.

  • Able to work and live in specific security

  • Languages: English (spoken and written) mandatory.

  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organization and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; MDM Logistician (M/F) Jobs in Ethiopia

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