Première Urgence Internationale Logistics Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Première Urgence Internationale Logistics Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Première Urgence Internationale is opening a mission in Ethiopia, a country facing severe humanitarian crisis. An historical drought is affecting 24 million people with nearly 10 million people in emergency need of food assistance.
Moreover, several parts of Ethiopia are affected by multiple internal conflicts, displacing populations and limiting their access to basic services.

Première Urgence Internationale is developing an integrated response to the needs of affected populations in terms of Health, Nutrition and Food Security.

What About the Logistics Coordinator?

As Logistics Coordinator you will be responsible for the implementation of a logistics framework tailored and organised around an efficient supply chain, a properly sized logistics support at the mission level.

You will also be commited in the management, respect, compliance and efficient implementation of all related policies, rules, procedures and good practices at bases and coordination levels.

For This Purpose, You Will Be Responsible for:

  • Supply Chain: You will coordinate and implement the national supply chain strategy for the mission. You will ensure that the administrative and operational components of the supply chain are in place and functional. You will guarantee that PUI’s related procedures, policies and tools linked with purchases, transport and storages are in place and are respected. You will make sure that relevant links are woven with HQ so as to avoid delays, loss, gaps in the HQ - field supply chain.

  • Support logistics management: You will ensure that all teams have the means, resources and tools they need to carry out their activities. You will actively contribute to the dimensioning of the mission in terms of materials, equipment, services allowing a well functioning of the bases.

  • Security: You will have to ensure that the necessary means and frameworks are available to implement security rules related to communications, movements and facility management.

  • Team management: You will be responsible for the tailoring of the Logistic department, and validation of job description. You will be responsible for the line management of specified logistics staff in accordance with related HR policies and procedures, including recruitment and performance management.

  • Strategy: You will take proactive approach and monitor on the mission logistics strategy including supply chain, support and logistics operations together with HQ and the Coordination team.

  • Coordination: You will consolidate and share logistics related information, data at Coordination, bases and HQ levels.

  • Representation: You will represent the organization in forums, amongst partners, authorities and different local actors involved in the logistics fields.

    The Challenges That Await You :

  • Ensure that the logistics department is properly sized, that logistics team members are recruited, trained in PUI processes and tools, operational at the coordination level and rapidly deployable to base(s)

  • Ensure the deployment of logistics tools and framework
    documents throughout the mission, including ensuring understanding and immediate compliance with PUI's internal procurement procedures

  • Ensure that the entire team (coordination and bases) has the necessary means to properly implement the activities of the program teams and support services (equipment, vehicles, premises, telecommunication means, energy) in line with PUI standards

  • Definition of the PUI importation framework (medical and non-medical)

  • In collaboration with the Head of Mission, participate actively in the security watch, the drafting of the security pack as well as in the implementation of internal PUI security rules

    What You Will Need to Succeed

  • Training: You hold a Bachelor’s or Master‘s degree in logistics (purchases, transport, etc.)

  • Experience: Strengthened by minimum 2 years of Logistics Experience in Humanitarian Sector, you also have a general management experience. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!


  • You demonstrate strong management, organizational, report drafting and ICT skills.

  • You have a high level of knowledge of procurement and supply chain in Humanitarian Context.

  • Experience in Medical Supply Chain and customs/importation will be appreciated.


  • You demonstrate ability to take the initiative and take responsibility in a proactive approach. You are a good negotiator and communicator, both in writing and orally.

  • You demonstrate good team spirit, leadership, sense of analysis, good organization, ability to adapt and to delegate.

  • You have a strong capacity to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances.


  • English has no secrets for you! All the better, it is mandatory for this position.

    A Word from the Manager

    « Work hand in hand with PUI's Emergency Department to design and develop PUI's first operations in Ethiopia! »

    PUI Will Offer You

  • Status : Cadre with a Fixed-Term Contract

  • Monthly Gross Income : 2 650,00 - 3 130,00 EUR depending on your experience in International Solidarity + 50€ per semester of seniority with PUI

  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation

  • Housing in collective accomodation

  • Daily Living Expenses ("Per Diem")

  • Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance

  • Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Première Urgence Internationale Logistics Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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