Medair Deputy Logistics Officer Jobs in SouthSudan

The Deputy Logistics Manager is responsible for supporting an effective supply chain, oversees transport and fleet management and ensures that standard logistics and related administrative systems are established and implemented within Medair country programmes.

The Deputy Logistics Manager also plays an important role in team leadership and capacity building of logistics staff.


  • Assist in providing technical support to ensure proper supply chain management practices and procedures are in place and maintained according to Medair standards. May include sourcing and procurement, warehousing, transportation and management of logistics resources in fleet and equipment. Provide logistical support to all field bases by regular communication.
  • Support the Country Logistics Manager on the appropriate management of existing field bases, establishment of new ones and closing of existing ones if required. Liaise as necessary with the landlords to ensure proper maintenance and optimum availability of facilities and utilities (e.g. electricity, water, phone-lines, physical security and building repairs).
  • Maintain accurate filing systems, with documented and supported records of logistics transactions for audit purposes, and submit logistics reports to the in-country management team, and HQ logistics pursuant with Medair policies and procedures.


  • Professional qualification in logistics or training in Supply Chain Management, Business Management or a related field.
  • Strong working
    knowledge of English (spoken and written).

    Experience / Competencies

  • Minimum one year logistics and management experience in emergency or development context.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural setting, preferably in the logistics sector.
  • Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards and other international humanitarian guidelines and protocols.
  • Advanced planning, coordination, assessment, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Technical understanding of mechanical and communication equipment.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of rules, regulations and donor policies governing the regulatory management of procurement rules from US, EU, UN and other agencies.
  • Diplomatic, especially for working with authorities and suppliers.
  • Strong organisational abilities, excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Before you apply, please ensure you are fully aware of the:

  • Medair organisational values.
    Profiles sought for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).
  • Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).
  • Benefits Package provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS).
  • Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed. Medair does not set closing / deadline dates for applications; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled. By 20th August, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Medair Deputy Logistics Officer Jobs in SouthSudan

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