Medecins du Monde Logistics Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Medecins du Monde Logistics Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Context Mission

  • Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France.

  • It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care.

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

    Hierarchical & Functional links

  • The post holder will perform her/his tasks and duties under the supervision of the Program Coordinator.

  • He/she will work closely with the Logistics Coordinator in order to fulfil his/her duties.

  • Manages: Rental car/truck, daily workers, subcontract works and services
    Collaborates with different departments in Jigjiga, Gerbo and capital.

    Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Based in Jigjiga, the Logistics officer will be responsible for day to day tasks and activities and adequate logistics support to Jigjiga Covid-19 response, in the implementation of humanitarian program, in the respect of MDM procedures and donors’ requirements:

  • Mainly responsible for supporting logistically the covid-19 response in Jigjiga and Gerbo.

  • Conduct initial assessment of the covid-19 treatment, isolation and quarantine centres and propose support needed by focusing in management of infection prevention control and community mobilization.

  • Participates in any emergency activity or exploratory visit around Jigjiga, being prepared to intervene directly and assume the management of logistics activities and staff
    Quantify the materials needed for the proposed and agreed works for the response

  • Setup circuits, pathways, handwashing points, waste management in the supported centres and community level

  • Provide technical support on the spot to set up the
    pathways, circuits, waste segregation, minimum standard of IPC measures
    Implement and follow up the SOPs of cleaning, laundry and waste management

  • Train dedicated staff for vehicle cleaning, disinfection and managing wastes

  • Manage and follow up daily after work the waste management, PPE cleaning and vehicle cleaning and disinfection

  • Manage movements of vehicles allocated to covid-19 response

  • Provide the necessary supplies for the intervention by liaising with Logco and program coordinator

  • Organize and manage the donation of IPC materials, dignity kits, hygiene kits, waste management and PPE for supported centres and communities

  • Prepare, collect signatories and file properly donation certificates

  • Manage the stock of covid-19 response and provide weekly report

  • Receive cargos and organize the storage

  • Organize kit packing and supervise it
    Prepare and send cargos to Gerbo for covid-19 response

  • Manges local/Jigjiga purchases

  • Informs the Logistic coordinator in case any abnormalities and problem encountered

  • Manages logistics activities in Jigjiga office as requested and in absence of the Jigjiga log officer

    Job Requirements

  • Education: Degree in commerce field or wash

  • Experience: Two years previous experience in Logistics or wash in INGOs environment

  • Languages: English and Amharic essentials


  • Essential knowledge of use of computer including processing of documents (Word, Excel) , good driving skill with renewed driving license, very good communication, negotiation and organizational skills, flexibility, versatility, attention to detail, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment, quick decision-making and prompt action, open-mindedness, curiosity, openness to new ideas, creativity, smart appearance, dynamism.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send their application letter including updated curriculum vitae with day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees through email.

  • If possible, please send all the above in one document – MS Word or PDF by writing the job title on the subject line.


  • only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

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